Aviation News Releases – Wednesday, June 30, 2010



  • Boeing Announces Agreement to Acquire Argon ST
    Acquisition advances Boeing’s strategy for growth in C4ISR, cyber and intelligence markets Combined business will offer affordable, network-based capabilities to meet the mission-critical needs of Boeing’s domestic and international customers…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • FAA Proposes Changes To Icing Standards
    By Frances Fiorino Manufacturers of transport aircraft would be required to demonstrate that an aircraft certified to operate in icing conditions could safely operate in a “supercooled large drops”…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Spain Curtails P-3 Upgrade
    By Robert Wall LONDON — The Spanish air force is reducing its P-3 upgrade program to four aircraft, having previously planned to install the EADS CASA Fully Integrated Tactical System (FITS) on…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Sukhoi T-50 Prototype Demonstrated For Putin
    By David A. Fulghum, Douglas BarrieWashington, London In a high-profile visit to view what is Russia’s first “low-observable” aircraft, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin watched the prototype Sukhoi T-50 being…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Ariane 5 Launches Korean Satellite
    By Michael A. Taverna PARIS — Arianespace has successfully orbited South Korea’s COMS-1 and Arabsat 5A, putting its launch manifest back on track. The Ariane 5 ECA launch, which had been set…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Jazz Air, Flight Attendants’ Union Agree Deal
    Canada’s Jazz Air said it reached a tentative contract agreement with its flight attendants, represented by the Canadian Flight Attendants Union (CFAU) …
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Thai Airport Revenue On Target Despite Unrest
    Airports of Thailand, the country’s main airport operator, said on Wednesday its revenue for fiscal 2009/2010 would rise 10 percent to THB22 billion baht (USD$679.2 million), in line with its target …
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Porter Aviation Close To New Funding
    Porter Aviation, an upstart regional challenger to Canada’s major airlines, is close to completing another form of financing after it shelved an initial public stock offering earlier this month due to market volatility, it’s chief executive said…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Virgin Blue To Integrate Long-Haul Airline
    Australia’s second-largest airline Virgin Blue plans to shake up its management structure as it seeks to double its share of the domestic business-class market and take on dominant player Qantas …
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Airbus, Boeing Trade Blows Ahead Of Subsidy Ruling
    Planemakers Airbus and Boeing exchanged transatlantic taunts on Tuesday in advance of a WTO ruling expected to accuse the European planemaker of receiving unfair state subsidies …
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Ferrovial Studies Options For BAA Refinancing
    Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial is looking at ways to refinance EUR€1.56 billion of debt maturing at its BAA airports unit in 2011, its chief executive said on Tuesday …
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Passengers Sue To Block UAL/CAL Merger
    The proposed merger of United Airlines and Continental Airlines would lessen competition and lead to higher fares, according to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday by a group of customers seeking to block the deal …
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Ryanair To Cut UK Winter Capacity
    Irish airline Ryanair said it would cut UK winter capacity by 16 percent from November, blaming the UK government’s Air Passenger Duty (APD), adding that the move would lower its costs and boost profits …
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Iberia Signs EUR€8 Bln British Airways Merger Deal
    Iberia said on Tuesday it had signed an EUR€8 billion (USD$9.8 billion) merger deal with British Airways to create the world’s third biggest airline after reaching an agreement over BA’s pension deficit …
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Next International Space Station Residents Hold News Conference
    HOUSTON — The next trio of International Space Station residents will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, July 13, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The news conference will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Moderate Dems Want Defense Spending Scrutiny
    By Michael Bruno Moderate Democrats on Capitol Hill are increasingly eyeing the Pentagon’s budget for spending reductions or savings starting next year, in a move that further splinters support for such…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • House To Postpone FAA Reauthorization
    By Adrian Schofield adrian_schofield@aviationweek.comWASHINGTON House lawmakers are proposing yet another short-term extension of the FAA’s operating authority, as time runs out for lawmakers to negotiate…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • South Korean KSLV-1 Rocket Launch Scrubbed
    By Frank Morring, Jr. South Korea’s space agency scrubbed its latest attempt to launch the KSLV-1 rocket June 9 when the launch-pad fire suppression system accidentally tripped, spraying about…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • NASA Issues Broad Agency Announcement For Heavy Lift Studies
    WASHINGTON — NASA has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeking proposals and industry input on heavy-lift system concepts and propulsion technology.NASA is seeking an innovative path for human space exploration that strengthens its…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • CEOs of Boeing, Xerox Pledge Support to Obama for Passage of Korea-US Free Trade Agreement
    CHICAGO, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Jim McNerney, chairman, president and CEO of Boeing (NYSE: BA), and Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox, issued the following statement regarding the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. President Obama…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Boeing Statement on Pentagon Acquisition and Procurement Initiative
    WASHINGTON, June 29, 2010 — Ashton Carter, U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, announced June 28 that the Department of Defense is launching an initiative to reduce overhead costs by approximately $100…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Spirit AeroSystems Machinists Ratify Pact
    By Jennifer Michels jennifer_michels@aviationweek.com The machinists at Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita ratified a 10-year contract by default when a strike vote by the International Association of…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • Comments Closed On FAA Long Island Helicopter Rule
    By Kerry LynchWASHINGTON FAA last week officially closed the comment period for a proposal to impose helicopter route restrictions over Long Island, N.Y., despite appeals from industry for a 60-day…
    Jun-30 – 2010 | More ->
  • EMBRAER DELIVERS 20TH E-JET TO FRANCE’S REGIONAL
    Air France subsidiary operates a 100% dedicated Embraer jet fleetSão José dos Campos, June 28, 2010 – Embraer achieved a significant milestone, today, with the delivery of the 20th E-Jet to Regional – Compagnie Aérienne Européenne, a wholly owned…
    Jun-29 – 2010 | More ->
  • House Plans One-Month Extension For FAA
    By Adrian Schofield House lawmakers are preparing for another short-term extension of the FAA’s operating authority, as time runs out for lawmakers to negotiate a long-term reauthorization bill. …
    Jun-29 – 2010 | More ->


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