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Aeroflot Extends Collective Agreement With Employees
10/22/2014 1:54:14 PM
JSC Aeroflot management and airline employee trade unions have successfully concluded negotiations that extend the collective bargaining agreement currently in place for the period 2014 through 2017. The collective agreement calls for a wide range of benefits for employees, irrespective of union membership. Despite the challenging economic environment in Russia, the parties …
CAE and Bombardier Continue to Grow Authorized Training Provider Network for Bombardier Business Aircraft Customers
10/22/2014 12:26:03 PM
Bombardier and CAE today announced at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA 2014) that they are expanding their Authorized Training Provider (ATP) network to include the Bombardier Challenger 350 business jet. Bombardier has appointed CAE as ATP to offer flight and technical training to operators of Challenger 350 business jets. As an ATP, CAE …
Signature Flight Support Signs Skyservice™ of Canada to a Licensing Agreement Adding Toronto and Calgary to its Global Portfolio and Increasing its Presence in Montreal
10/22/2014 12:23:10 PM
Signature Flight Support, a BBA Aviation company, announced at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Expo that it has signed a licensing agreement with Skyservice™ for its three Canadian locations in Toronto,Calgary and Montreal. The licensing agreement adds two new airport locations to Signature’s global portfolio with Toronto and Calgary and provides another facility on …
Textron Aviation to open expanded Paris service center to serve Beechcraft, Cessna, Hawker customers
10/17/2014 5:33:00 PM
Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it will open a larger, state-of-the-art service center at Paris-Le Bourget Airport, making maintenance and modification work even more convenient for Europe’s Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker owners. The new facility will include more than 156,000 square feet of customer, office and maintenance space, about …
Industry-First Automated RNP AR NavData Validation Service Introduced
Industry-First Automated RNP AR NavData Validation Service Introduced
10/14/2014 9:48:09 AM
Garmin International Inc. and Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, today introduced the RNP AR NavData Service, a new tool for pilots utilizing Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures. The new service automates time-consuming data validation processes that are required for business, general and commercial aviation RNP AR …
TransDigm Announces the Hiring of Kevin Stein as Chief Operating Officer of Power Group
10/14/2014 9:30:35 AM
TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) today announced that it has hired Kevin Stein as Chief Operating Officer of its Power Group. TransDigm’s Power business group makes up roughly half of the Company’s revenues and a modestly higher portion of its EBITDA As Defined. Mr. Stein was most recently the Executive Vice President of Precision Castparts Corporation (NYSE: PCP) …
Officials from the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment to Fly Sustainable
10/13/2014 5:12:44 PM
The KLM Corporate BioFuel programme , which was launched in 2012, is the tangible outcome of the Green Deal made between KLM and the Dutch Government in 2012. Partners in this biofuel programme commit to flying some of their journeys on aircraft powered by biofuels, thereby contributing to reductions in carbon dioxide emissions. All the bio-kerosene KLM uses on its …
News Brief: US Director National Intelligence to Address AVSEC World
10/13/2014 10:51:13 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that James R. Clapper, Director National Intelligence, United States Office of the Director National Intelligence, will deliver remarks at AVSEC World, taking place 27-29 October in Washington, D.C. Director Clapper will address the role of intelligence and working with aviation stakeholders to ensure the security of …
Visual Intelligence Awarded Additional Patent for Array-Based Imaging Technology with Groundbreaking Uses in Smart Phones, UAVs, Automobiles and More
10/9/2014 8:34:21 AM
Visual Intelligence has been granted another key patent for its imaging technology by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in recognition of the company’s array-based imaging system. This array imaging technology has groundbreaking applications in a variety of devices and industries by enabling collection and functional scalability that yields, along with largest field of …
Why Major Airlines Don’t Want You To See This Movie
Why Major Airlines Don’t Want You To See This Movie
10/8/2014 5:06:56 PM
Drama conveying truth is what feature films such as “Fast Food Nation”, “Erin Brockovich” and “The Insider” have in common.  The first uses drama to expose unknown perils in the fast food industry, and the others retell of personal sacrifice and heroics that brought truth to light. Fact Not Fiction Films’ most recent feature, “ A Dark Reflection ”, similarly conveys a truth …
Visual Intelligence® Wins Two Prestigious Awards from MAPPS in Recognition of its Groundbreaking iOne® Sensor Technology
10/8/2014 9:48:39 AM
Visual Intelligence has received the Grand Award and Technology Innovation Award from the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS), which is the only national association of firms in the surveying, spatial data and geographic information systems field in the United States. MAPPS’ annual Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards is one of …
GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers an Embraer 190 to New Customer BoraJet
10/7/2014 1:35:25 PM
GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced the delivery of an Embraer 190 to BoraJet Arlines to help the carrier’s fleet expansion. This is GECAS’ first transaction with BoraJet. BoraJet, based in Istanbul, operates a fleet of six Embraer 190s to destinations throughout Turkey. About GE Capital Aviation Services …
oneworld is Business Traveller’s best airline alliance again
10/7/2014 12:45:17 PM
one world® has today been named Best Airline Alliance for the second year running in the 2014 Business Traveller awards – confirming one world’s position as the most highly prized global airline alliance.  one world is the current holder of an unprecedented six of the eight leading "best airline alliance" titles available in the various industry award schemes.  Besides …
Global Aviation Engine Manufacturer Chooses GreenWood, Inc. for Production Equipment Maintenance Services
Global Aviation Engine Manufacturer Chooses GreenWood, Inc. for Production Equipment Maintenance Services
10/7/2014 12:07:05 PM
Greenville, SC - - October 7, 2014 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, was recently awarded a contract to deliver on-going production equipment maintenance services for a world-leading provider of aviation engines, components and integrated systems located in South Carolina.  In addition to continuous maintenance …
Lufthansa Cargo to Operate All Flights despite Strike
10/7/2014 11:02:56 AM
Good news for customers of Lufthansa Cargo: the airline plans to operate all of its flights despite the walkout announced by the pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit. The strike was set to ground all cargo flights scheduled to depart from Frankfurt on Wednesday and Thursday.  Two flights will be departing earlier than scheduled, allowing them to bypass the strike period. As …
Aviation Partnership Philippines Gets Onboard Ramco
Aviation Partnership Philippines Gets Onboard Ramco
10/7/2014 9:21:48 AM
Ramco Systems , the global Aviation software provider on Cloud, Mobile and Tablets, today announced the successful go-live of its operations and finance aviation solution at Aviation Partnership Philippines, a subsidiary of SIA Engineering Company Limited. APlus marks Ramco Aviation’s entry into the Philippines market. With the successful implementation of Ramco …
New Manned UAVs Cost Half of Drones, with No Restrictions
10/7/2014 8:00:00 AM
Cessnas flown solo as  manned UAVs  are inherently less expensive than unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and are legal in all airspace. Equipped with the same unmanned aerial systems (UAS) sensors, the manned UAVs on large commercial missions will:  Operate at a lower cost per mile, or per acre Have longer flight duration and better stability Provide faster and greater …
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. Titanium Aluminides Lift Off on the Airbus A320neo First Flight
10/6/2014 11:59:17 AM
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") announces that the new A320neo powered by Pratt & Whitney’s highly advanced PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines with AMG Titanium Alloys and Coatings ("AMG TAC") titanium aluminides, ("TiAl") successfully completed its maiden flight.  The successful flight was made possible in part by the innovative TiAl …
Cebu Pacific now flies direct, non-stop flights to Riyadh
Cebu Pacific now flies direct, non-stop flights to Riyadh
10/3/2014 11:10:48 AM
The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) now flies thrice weekly, non-stop flights between Manila and Riyadh. The maiden flight for Cebu Pacific’s Manila-Riyadh service departed at 5:05pm today. Cebu Pacific is the only low-cost carrier flying between the Philippines and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  ​ CEB’s flights from Manila to Riyadh depart …
Aircelle Europe Services doubles its maintenance, repair and overhaul capacity for jet engine nacelles
10/3/2014 9:23:03 AM
Aircelle (Safran) inaugurated a new building today for its Aircelle Europe Services business at Pont-Audemer in the Normandy region of France, doubling the operation’s capacity to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) on jet engine nacelle hardware. The additional 4,500 square meter structure – which is located adjacent to Aircelle Europe Services’ existing 3,000 …