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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 …
SITA optimizes ground handling at Bahrain International Airport
SITA optimizes ground handling at Bahrain International Airport
9/9/2014 11:10:37 AM
Bahrain Airport Services Co. (BAS) has selected air transport IT specialist, SITA, to automate staff rostering and allocation at Bahrain International Airport in a new five-year deal. SITA’s resource management system will help the ground handler achieve its objective by increasing the efficiency and productivity of its airport staff. Salman Saleh Al-Mahmeed, Acting Chief …
Delta Air Lines employees to build Habitat for Humanity homes in six cities
Delta Air Lines employees to build Habitat for Humanity homes in six cities
9/9/2014 10:15:00 AM
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) employees from across the country will build or renovate affordable single family homes with Habitat for Humanity. This year’s fall builds will take place in six cities, including Delta’s hubs in Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City and Seattle as well as in Los Angeles, a key international gateway for the airline. More than 2,300 …
Cebu Pacific to fly to Riyadh starting October 1
9/8/2014 9:47:38 AM
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) will launch thrice weekly non-stop flights to Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, starting October 1, 2014. It will be the only low-cost carrier flying between the Philippines and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh service is scheduled to depart Manila at 5:05pm every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, arriving in …
World’s Busiest Airport Upgrades to Saab’s Latest Collaborative Decision Making & Efficiency Tool Suite
9/8/2014 9:27:02 AM
Defense and security company Saab has received a contract renewal from the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation to expand its Aerobahn airport surface management platform in use at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This will bring a number of new and advanced products and tools to the ATL airport operations community that will further enhance the …
Finnair reaches negotiation result with pilots
9/8/2014 9:23:12 AM
Finnair and the Finnish Air Line Pilots’ Association (SLL) have reached a result in the negotiations related to Finnair’s savings program. The agreement brings Finnair 17 million euros in permanent annual savings. Approximately 11 million euros will materialize gradually over the 2-year CLA period. Approximately 3 million euros will materialize in the coming few years …
Lufthansa successfully secured long-term financing
9/5/2014 11:17:08 AM
In order to raise additional long-term financing for general corporate purposes and to take advantage of the currently favourable capital market conditions Deutsche Lufthansa AG issued a 1.125% EUR 500m five-year bond.  The bond, which is due 12 September 2019, had a re-offer price of 99.556% to give a spread over mid swaps of 75 basis points. Lufthansa is rated BBB- (stable …
Rockwell Collins expands Pro Line Fusion® upgrade to include Pro Line II-equipped King Air 350 aircraft
9/3/2014 11:33:35 AM
Intuitive, icon-based, touchscreen primary flight displays—exclusively available from Rockwell Collins—provide easy, eyes-forward operation Features larger primary flight displays and higher resolution synthetic vision than any other King Air 350 glass cockpit retrofit on the market today Upgrade is lowest cost, least invasive available and leverages original …