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Aeroflot Named The Best Russian Airline by National Geographic
11/21/2014 9:26:59 AM
Aeroflot was recognized by National Geographic Traveler Awards 2014 as the Best Airline in Russia. One of the world’s most famous travel magazines National Geographic Traveler summarized results of the online voting conducted among the Russian readers. From July 2014 to November 2014 www.nat-geo.ru visitors were choosing the best tourist destinations and services in 16 …
Air Canada renews radio support agreement with Rockwell Collins
11/19/2014 10:31:44 AM
Rockwell Collins announced today that Air Canada has signed a three-year contract to renew the company’s ARINC Managed Services (AMS) radio support services agreement for the airline’s ground handling operation in Canada. Through its AMS offering, Rockwell Collins provides 24x7 on-site technical support for the UHF ground-to-ground communication system and radio equipment used …
Thales to deliver innovative training solutions for Australian Defence Force helicopter pilots
Thales to deliver innovative training solutions for Australian Defence Force helicopter pilots
11/18/2014 9:06:09 AM
The next generation of Australia’s Army and Navy helicopter pilots will be trained using three Thales full flight simulators and a suite of other synthetic training devices. These will be supplied to prime contractor Boeing Defence Australia under the Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) programme. Thales will provide three EC135 Reality H Full Flight Simulators …
CEB carries 4M passengers in Q3 2014
11/14/2014 12:09:40 PM
The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), carried 4 million passengers in the 3rd quarter of 2014, posting a 16.8% increase compared to 3.4 million passengers flown in the same period last year. The airline carried a total of 12.5 million passengers from January to September 2014, an increase of 14.8% year on year. "The Cebu Pacific Air group is on track to …
routeRANK and Concur partnership
11/13/2014 4:54:11 PM
In connection with the GBTA Conference 2014 Berlin, world leading providers routeRANK, for door-to-door, multimodal, multicriteria travel planning, and Concur, for expense management, today announced a partnership, bringing together their respective solutions’ unique strengths for benefit of their joint customers. Through the partnership, their joint customers will be able …
Ahlstrom launches Ahlstrom AceBlade(TM) Carbon, a cost-effective solution for manufacturing wind turbine blades
11/13/2014 4:48:05 PM
Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, launches today Ahlstrom AceBladeTM Carbon, a new product for the wind energy market. AceBladeTM Carbon is a patent pending, unidirectional carbon fiber reinforcement with superior fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties. The product addresses the market need for  longer and lighter blades. The …
Speedy arrival for JetBlue customers at JFK with SITA automated passport control kiosks
Speedy arrival for JetBlue customers at JFK with SITA automated passport control kiosks
11/12/2014 10:08:39 AM
More than 40 new automated passport control (APC) kiosks went live today at JetBlue’s new international arrivals hall extension at Terminal 5 (T5) at JFK International Airport. The kiosks provided by SITA, the global provider of border management solutions and air transport IT, allow international arriving passengers to move through the customs and immigration process quickly …
Cessna sees uptick in Caravan interest among Asia-Pacific operators during first year of joint venture with CAIGA
Cessna sees uptick in Caravan interest among Asia-Pacific operators during first year of joint venture with CAIGA
11/11/2014 9:53:21 AM
Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation, Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today called the first year of operations at Cessna-AVIC Aircraft (Shijiazhuang) Co., Ltd. a success. The joint venture between Cessna and China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company (CAIGA) assembles and delivers Caravan utility turboprop aircraft for the Chinese market. …
Lufthansa to continue as official partner of German Football Association for another four years
11/11/2014 9:22:00 AM
As the “airline for sport”, Lufthansa is continuing its involvement in football and has extended its partnership with the German Football Association (DFB) until 2018. Lufthansa will thus remain an official partner of the German Football Association. The corresponding agreement was signed in Frankfurt today by Wolfgang Niersbach, President of the DFB, and Jens Bischof, member …
FLYR Selected As Semi-Finalist in Richard Branson-Hosted Extreme Tech Challenge
FLYR Selected As Semi-Finalist in Richard Branson-Hosted Extreme Tech Challenge
11/10/2014 6:41:17 PM
FLYR , the airfare prediction and optimization technology startup, announced their selection as a Top 25 Semi-finalist in Phase 1 of the ongoing Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), organized by MaiTai Global. XTC is a high-profile competition to attract and accelerate the world’s best emerging tech entrepreneurs. “FLYR is incredibly proud to be selected to the Top 25, and in …
Rockwell Collins to showcase newest offerings for flight deck and cabin at Airshow China 2014
Rockwell Collins to showcase newest offerings for flight deck and cabin at Airshow China 2014
11/10/2014 10:05:20 AM
At Airshow China 2014, Rockwell Collins will be demonstrating its commitment to growing the Chinese aviation industry by announcing new airline wins and showcasing its latest offering for the flight deck and cabin. Press information: Nov. 12 - Rockwell Collins press briefing providing the latest updates on the company’s investment in China, strategic relationships and …
With Lufthansa to Seville, Crete and Iceland next summer – Austrian Airlines launches flight service to Mauritius
11/7/2014 1:32:26 PM
The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are the first choice for holidaymakers and leisure travelers. Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines will be expanding their flight program to attractive tourist destinations next year. New in the flight timetable are Seville in southern Spain and the Greek island of Crete. Flights to the capital of Andalusia will leave from the Lufthansa hubs in …
Bombardier to Showcase Business Aircraft and Commercial Aircraft Products and Services at Airshow China 2014
11/7/2014 11:23:51 AM
Demonstrating its commitment to China and the broader Asia-Pacific marketplace, Bombardier is pleased to return to Zhuhai for the 2014 edition of Airshow China. Representatives of Bombardier Business Aircraft and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will be on site to meet with current and prospective customers, further strengthen strategic relationships with partners in the …
MHI Receives Order for New Automated People Mover(APM) System at Tampa International Airport in Florida
MHI Receives Order for New Automated People Mover(APM) System at Tampa International Airport in Florida
11/7/2014 9:57:17 AM
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), with the cooperation of Sumitomo Corporation, has received an order to construct an Automated People Mover (APM) system at the Tampa International Airport in the State of Florida. Completion is scheduled for 2017. The order comes on the heels of MHI’s award of a contract on three APM systems for the Orlando International Airport, also …
Sierra Nevada Corporation to Present Progress on Evaluating Dream Chaser® Landing at Public Use Airports
Sierra Nevada Corporation to Present Progress on Evaluating Dream Chaser® Landing at Public Use Airports
11/6/2014 9:25:27 AM
Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems and partner organization RS&H, Inc., presented findings regarding the challenges and opportunities of landing the Dream Chaser ® reusable spacecraft at public-use airports during the Space Traffic Management Conference at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) Daytona Beach, Florida, campus. The Dream Chaser …
Rockwell Collins introduces new features to ARINCDirect Flight Operations System
11/6/2014 9:16:08 AM
Rockwell Collins today introduced new features in the company’s ARINCDirectSM Flight Operations System (FOS®) that further enhance efficiency for schedulers, dispatchers and pilots. The new ARINCDirect FOS software is now available for download from  www.flightmanager.com .  With the updated software, ARINCDirect FOS customers who are also flight planning and data link …
Verizon Signs Five-Year Agreement With JetBlue for Technology Infrastructure
Verizon Signs Five-Year Agreement With JetBlue for Technology Infrastructure
11/3/2014 11:31:25 AM
Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced an expansion of its strategic relationship with JetBlue Airways. As JetBlue’s primary technology infrastructure business partner, Verizon has signed a five-year agreement with JetBlue. The new agreement expands Verizon’s existing agreement with JetBlue (signed in 2009) in terms of services offered. Verizon’s core technologies – …
The Virgin Galactic Crash - Heroes of Exploration
11/2/2014 10:46:49 AM
In the wake of the shock surrounding the Virgin Galactic crash, many are speculating whether the costs and risks of privatizing space flight are justified.  Others assert that this is not a valid reaction to the tragedy. The deceased Virgin Galactic test pilot joins 24 other highly-qualified individuals who have died in space-related accidents in the history of U.S. space …
Sabre and South African Airways sign new multi-year technology agreement
10/31/2014 10:20:07 AM
Sabre Corporation and South African Airways have signed a new multi-year agreement to make the carrier’s airfares and inventory available in the Sabre global distribution system. The agreement provides Sabre travel agencies and corporations globally with access to the airline’s full range of fares, schedules and availability including published fares sold through the …
Cebu Pacific to launch direct Cebu-Tokyo flights
10/27/2014 12:17:35 PM
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) plans to strengthen its Cebu hub with direct Cebu-Tokyo (Narita) flights starting March 26, 2015. The airline will launch four weekly flights (every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) between Cebu and Tokyo. The flight from Cebu will depart at 5:55am, and arrive in Tokyo at 11:20am. The return flight will …

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