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Ramco Aviation embarks on its African Safari
Ramco Aviation embarks on its African Safari
10/1/2014 11:36:07 AM
Ramco Systems , the global Aviation software provider on Cloud, Mobile and Tablets today announced the successful go-live of Ramco’s Loadable Software Airplane Parts (LSAP) solution at Kenya Airways , the flag carrier of Kenya. Ramco has provided its Engineering Data Management System (EDMS), widely known as LSAP to maintain Kenya Airways’ latest fleet of B787 Dreamliner. …
Sierra Nevada Corporation Develops Design for Stratolaunch Air Launch System for Low Earth Orbit
10/1/2014 9:42:09 AM
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced a design for an integrated system for human spaceflight that can be launched to low Earth orbit (LEO) using Stratolaunch System’s air launch architecture and a scale version of SNC’s Dream Chaser ® spacecraft. The Dream Chaser is a reusable, lifting-body spacecraft capable of crewed or autonomous flight. Dream Chaser is the only …
Macquarie AirFinance Selects Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines
Macquarie AirFinance Selects Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines
9/30/2014 9:59:19 AM
Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 50 Bombardier CSeries aircraft ordered by Macquarie AirFinance (part of the global diversified financial services institution Macquarie Group) announced today by Bombardier. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Macquarie AirFinance intends to take delivery of 40 Bombardier CS300 …
Delta and GOL Highlight Social Media Potential at 42nd ABAV Expo
9/30/2014 9:49:00 AM
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and its Brazilian alliance partner, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, both renowned for their innovative customer interaction through social media and other related technology applications, led a panel discussion on the impact of social media on the travel and tourism industry at the 42nd Brazilian Travel Agencies Association (ABAV) International …
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport expands use of Rockwell Collins common use passenger processing and self service solutions
9/30/2014 8:25:54 AM
Rockwell Collins announced today that it has completed the expansion of the company’s ARINC Common Use Passenger Processing Systems (CUPPS) and Common Use Self Service (CUSS) solutions at the major East African hub airport of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. This is Rockwell Collins first major CUPPS installation in sub-Saharan Africa. Having installed …
CEB adds flights to the Visayas
9/29/2014 12:46:10 PM
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) boosts flight options to the Visayas, with additional flights bound for Bacolod, Cebu and Roxas this 4th quarter of 2014. From October 9 to December 3, passengers can choose from 13 weekly flights (up from 7) between Manila and Roxas, and from 128 weekly flights (up from 114) between Manila and Cebu. Those …
Cebu Pacific supports Mactan-Cebu Airport expansion
9/24/2014 9:12:14 AM
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB), expressed its support of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport’s expansion. The airline currently operates 27 routes from Cebu to other domestic and international destinations. The P17.5B Mactan-Cebu International Airport expansion project aims to modernize the Philippines’ second largest aviation hub. The passenger …
Solutions to put an end to the conflict and pace up Transavia’s development
9/22/2014 5:48:02 PM
The pilots’ strike has been disrupting flight operations for seven days now, with catastrophic consequences for the Company’s customers, staff and financial situation. Alexandre de Juniac and Frédéric Gagey wish once again to thank all staff who have rallied round in France and around the world to support and assist customers in this unprecedented situation. The Company …
Safran and Cella Energy enter into an exclusive partnership to develop hydrogen storage systems for aerospace applications
9/22/2014 8:52:47 AM
Safran and Cella Energy are pleased to announce that they have signed an exclusive partnership to develop hydrogen based power systems with Safran. Cella Energy is a UK company who has developed a safe and lightweight material that stores hydrogen in a solid form. It is plastic-like and releases hydrogen quickly when heated to moderate temperatures. By combining Cella’s …
Carlson Rezidor partners with Aeroflot
Carlson Rezidor partners with Aeroflot
9/17/2014 6:35:16 PM
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group , the leading international hotel operator in Russia, CIS and Baltics, and Aeroflot, the leading Russian air carrier, are proud to announce a partnership for the Aeroflot Bonus frequent flyer programme. Members of Aeroflot Bonus can now earn bonus miles at Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels around the globe. The new partnership …
Swiss International Air Lines orders up to 25 A320neo
Swiss International Air Lines orders up to 25 A320neo
9/17/2014 6:31:33 PM
Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has announced that SWISS, a member-airline of the Group, will expand its A320 fleet with a firm order for 15 A320neo aircraft, plus an additional ten of the type to be confirmed at a later stage. The fuel-efficient NEO-fleet will gradually renew and replace SWISS’ existing fleet of A320 Family aircraft. “Our decision to go with the …
Inmarsat and Thales conclude GX Aviation Reseller agreement
9/17/2014 6:26:11 PM
APEX EXPO - Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed Thales , the leader in inflight entertainment and connectivity, as a Value Added Reseller for GX Aviation. Inmarsat and Thales expect that launch customers for GX Aviation, Inmarsat’s game-changing high-speed broadband connectivity, will be able to offer …
Citation XLS+ headlines Cessna exhibit at China business aviation show
9/16/2014 3:30:14 PM
The Cessna Citation XLS+ is the centerpiece of the company’s exhibit at the China International Business Aviation Show at the Flight Inspection Center of the Civil Aviation Authority of China in Beijing, China Sept. 16-18., representing its role both in Cessna’s joint venture in China and as one of the best-selling business jet models ever produced. Cessna Aircraft Company is …
Bombardier First to Deliver Honeywell’s High-Speed “Jetwave” Connectivity Hardware for Business Jets
9/16/2014 11:22:33 AM
Bombardier Business Aircraft will be the launch business aircraft manufacturer for Honeywell Aerospace’s ;(NYSE: HON) JetWave Ka-Band satellite connectivity system.  Honeywell’s JetWave hardware exclusively supports Inmarsat’s forthcoming Jet ConneX* (JX) service which, when it goes live in 2015, will provide business jet passengers with high-speed, in-flight connectivity …
News Brief: World Passenger Symposium to Address Needs of Travelers in Next Century of Air Travel
9/16/2014 9:04:52 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will host the fourth annual World Passenger Symposium ( WPS 2014 ), 15-17 October in San Diego, California. More than 700 high-level delegates from airlines, global distribution systems and travel technology providers, airports and travel management companies are expected to attend the event.  “2014 marks a century of …
US Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet
9/15/2014 1:28:18 PM
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft. Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The new aircraft are Multi-INT models that …
Gokongwei named Airline Tourism Personality of the Year
Gokongwei named Airline Tourism Personality of the Year
9/15/2014 10:25:15 AM
Skal international Makati President Robert Lim Joseph (left) and New World Makati Hotel General Manager Farid Schoucair (right) presented Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) President and CEO Lance Gokongwei with the Airline Personality of the Year award. This was held during the recently concluded 24th Skal Tourism Personality Awards, in time for the Makati chapter’s 33rd anniversary.   …
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
9/14/2014 7:38:16 PM
Weihai, Shangdong, China & Wuxi, Jiangsu, China – September 13, 2014 Guangwei Group (China) and Adesso Advanced Materials (China) today signed a formal strategic partnership agreement in Weihai, Shangdong Province, China and launched the world first recyclable fishing rod made with Adesso’s Recycloset® resin technology. The two parties aim at collaborations on …
Cebu Pacific sends off first flight to Australia
9/11/2014 11:35:56 AM
The Philippines’ ​leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) launched its first Manila-Sydney non-stop flight last September 9, 2014, marking the start of its long-haul service in Australia. The airline is the only low-cost carrier operating the route. CEB operates four weekly flights between Manila and Sydney, every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The …
Deutsche Post DHL and United Nations Development Programme launch "Get Airports Ready for Disaster" workshop in Jordan
9/9/2014 12:48:59 PM
Deutsche Post DHL and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a "Get Airports Ready for Disaster" (GARD) workshop at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman/Jordan. Running for five days the workshop prepares airport personnel. From 7th - 11th September, airport personnel gets prepared for the logistics of emergencies, including handling high volumes of …