Aviation News Releases – Tuesday, July 6, 2010



  • NASA Takes Gamers on a Lunar Adventure With New Online Video Game
    WASHINGTON — NASA has given gamers a taste of lunar adventure with release of Moonbase Alpha, an exciting new, free online video game.The game has single and multiplayer options that allow participants to step into the role of an exploration team…
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  • Airbus showcases the A400M, A380 and A330 Freighter at Farnborough
    Airbus, the world’s number one aircraft manufacturer by annual civil aircraft deliveries, will have two industry leading edge aircraft participating in flying displays at the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow (19-25th July) The…
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  • Bombardier Adds Learjet 85 Aircraft Simulator to its Worldwide Training Network
    Learjet 85 aircraft full-flight simulator (FFS) from CAE to aid in certification of revolutionary aircraft and extend Bombardier’s customer training offering Bombardier Aerospace today announced the purchase of a Learjet 85 jet …
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  • Bombardier to Launch Latin American Safety Standdown at LABACE 2010
    São Paulo event modeled after successful annual gathering in Wichita and Geneva Bombardier Aerospace today announced that the highly acclaimed Bombardier Safety Standdown, held annually in Wichita, Kansas, since 1996, and in Geneva, …
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  • Embraer China Aircraft Technical Services Established
    The new wholly owned subsidiary is the first in ChinaSão José dos Campos, July 6, 2010 – In the year of the tenth anniversary of Embraer’s beginning in China, the Company established its first wholly owned subsidiary in that country.Embraer China…
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  • NASA Delays Final Two Shuttle Flights
    By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL—NASA managers July 1 decided to delay the last two missions of the space shuttle program to allow more time to prepare a final load of spare parts for the International Space…
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  • UAV Agreement Raises Questions
    By Amy Butler More questions than answers seem to be arising from the U.S. Navy/Air Force Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for “coordination of synergy” efforts on their respective high-altitude reconnaissance…
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  • Enders: China”s Aviation Rise Unstoppable
    By Joseph C. Anselmo China’s drive to become a major power in the commercial aircraft industry is unstoppable, and incumbent manufacturers should make the best of it by pursuing opportunities in the…
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  • GA Rally Set For Wednesday
    By Bill Garvey william_garvey@aviationweek.com Building on a successful grassroots gathering in Little Rock, Ark., last year, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is sponsoring another…
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  • Rolls/Lufthansa JV Gets Trent 900 MRO Approval
    Lee Ann Tegtmeier leeann_tegtmeier@aviationweek.com The German aviation authority (LBA) granted N3 Engine Overhaul Services a Part 145 maintenance certification to service Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines,…
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  • Alafco To Lease Out Seven Boeing Aircraft
    Kuwait’s Aviation Lease and Finance (Alafco) said it agreed to lease seven Boeing aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines, China’s Okay Airways and Russia’s Transaero Airlines …
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  • Court Backs EU Veto Of Ryanair/Aer Lingus Deal
    Europe’s second-highest court upheld on Tuesday a decision by EU regulators to block a plan by Irish airline Ryanair to buy Aer Lingus three years ago, saying there had been valid concerns about the deal …
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  • EasyJet June Passengers Rise 9.4 Percent
    British budget airline easyJet flew 9.4 percent more passengers in June year-on-year, its largest monthly increase since before flights were interrupted by a volcanic ash cloud from Iceland in April …
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  • BA Cabin Crew To Vote On New Pay Offer
    British Airways cabin crew members are set to vote on whether to accept a revised pay offer from the airline as hopes grow that a resolution to their long-running dispute is in sight …
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  • Cimber Sterling Hit By Business Travel Slump
    Danish budget airline Cimber Sterling said a drop in business travel, lower fares and poor weather sent its full-year loss lower, but added it expects a recovery in the 2010/11 financial year (photo: Scott Wright) …
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  • TNT Raises Air Freight Capacity From China
    Dutch logistics group TNT said on Monday it would increase air freight capacity to China on strong demand for its services in the world’s third-largest economy and Europe’s number one trade partner (photo: Ex13) …
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  • Iran Says Planes Denied Fuel In Germany, UK, UAE
    An Iranian official said on Monday the country’s aircraft had been denied fuel in Germany, Britain and the United Arab Emirates as a result of tighter US sanctions, but those countries did not confirm imposing any ban …
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  • BA June Traffic Hit By Strike Action
    British Airways carried 11.1 percent fewer passengers in June compared with the year before, reflecting the impact of walkouts by cabin crew protesting pay and conditions …
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  • Air France To Cut Over 4,000 Jobs By 2013
    Air France plans to cut over 4,000 ground and administrative jobs over three years to reduce costs after the impact of the economic crisis on air travel pushed the airline to a record loss in the year to March (photo: Philippe Noret) …
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  • Air France-KLM Could Place Big Aircraft Order
    Air France-KLM could place a “very big order” for Airbus or Boeing aircraft to cover its needs for many years, chief executive Pierre Henri Gourgeon said on Monday (photo: Philippe Noret) …
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  • EADS CEO Slams Boeing “Propaganda”
    EADS’ chief executive Louis Gallois slammed arch-rival Boeing’s “propaganda campaign” over a WTO panel ruling and said it was a sign of fear ahead of a decision on a hotly contested US aerial tanker contract (photo: Airbus A330 MRTT Tanker, by…
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  • JFK Terminal Evacuated After Anonymous Call
    Terminal 1 at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport was evacuated on Sunday due to a bomb scare, CNN reported, but it was probably a false alarm triggered by an anonymous call to the airport …
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  • AMR Employee Data Hard Drive Stolen
    American Airlines’ parent AMR said a hard drive containing personal information on 79,000 retirees, former employees, and current employees has been stolen from the company’s pension department …
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  • Saudi Airlines’ Catering Unit Eyes 2001 IPO
    Saudi Airlines’ catering unit is eyeing a bourse listing by March 2011, while its ground handling unit will merge in July with two other firms, senior executives said …
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  • Alitalia To Join Air France-KLM, Delta JV
    Italian carrier Alitalia will join Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines’ joint venture, sharing revenues and costs on transatlantic routes and giving the venture access to Europe’s third biggest market …
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