Aviation News Releases Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space and Tourism, Airline Tickets: “Space Shuttle Endeavour Returns to Earth for Final Time Wednesday” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space and Tourism, Airline Tickets: “Space Shuttle Endeavour Returns to Earth for Final Time Wednesday” plus 24 more

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Returns to Earth for Final Time Wednesday

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:46 AM PDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, June 1, completing a 16-day mission to outfit the International Space Station. If…

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Boeing Reports Continued Environmental Improvements

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:45 AM PDT

RENTON, Wash., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — While increasing airplane production, The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) generated year-over-year improvements in environmental performance, the company…

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TWC Aviation Selected to Manage First US Registered Embraer Legacy 650

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:42 AM PDT

SAN JOSE, California (May 31, 2011) – TWC Aviation, Inc., a worldwide leader in private aviation, and its wholly owned subsidiary ACM Aviation Services, Inc., today announced the addition of a brand…

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NASA News: NASA’s STS-135 Crew Available To Media At Final Shuttle Rollout

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:39 AM PDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The four astronauts for the final space shuttle mission, STS-135, will answer reporters’ questions at 8:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 31, as shuttle Atlantis is moved to…

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China Among Indian Air Force Concerns

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:27 AM PDT

By Asia-Pacific Staff . NEW DELHI — The Indian Air Force (IAF) has long had big ambitions, and the pending arrival of a new service chief with a broad agenda…

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The Talk Of Paris: Narrowbodies, Green

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:26 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . London . With airliner orders rebounding, the focus of discussion at this year’s Paris air show is expected to firmly center on orders and …

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Pace Of JSF Testing Gains Momentum

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:21 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . Fort Worth and Washington . As F-35 Joint Strike Fighter development regains stride, program managers are beginning to be more upbeat about…

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Personal Electronic Device Use Increases

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:19 AM PDT

By Jens Flottau . Hamburg . The inflight entertainment (IFE) industry is facing another revolution with new technologies and players entering the market, but…

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Spirit Sells Low In Initial Public Offering

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:17 AM PDT

By Andrew Compart . Spirit Airlines completed its initial public offering by selling 15.6 million shares at $12, the lower end of its lowered price range,…

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DOT To Dismantle BARR Program

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:14 AM PDT

By Kerry Lynch . WASHINGTON . In the face of strong industry opposition and proposed congressional language, the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) is …

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Korean Aerospace Aims To Raise USD$475 Mln

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:06 AM PDT

South Korea’s plane maker Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) will raise at least USD$475 million in what could be the biggest initial share offering in the country this year, with the indicative…

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DHL Says World Economy To Grow More Slowly

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:04 AM PDT

DHL Express, a division of Europe’s biggest mail and express delivery company Deutsche Post, expects the world economy to grow in 2011 but at a slower pace than last year, chief executive Ken Allen…

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Qantas Caught In Wave Of Australian Industrial Unrest

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:02 AM PDT

Australia is facing what employers say is its worst period of industrial unrest in decades, with disputes hitting airlines, ports and mines as unions use an unprecedented resources boom and staff…

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China Southern To Buy Six Boeing Freighters

Posted: 31 May 2011 09:00 AM PDT

China Southern Airlines, one of the country’s top three carriers, will buy six Boeing 777 freighters with a total list price of USD$1.58 billion, it said on Tuesday …

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Aer Lingus Warns Of Pilot Dispute Disruption

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:58 AM PDT

Irish airline Aer Lingus said on Tuesday some of its pilots intend to go on strike in June, a move that could lead to flight cancellations and a “significant adverse affect” on profits…

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Emirates Disappointed By FIFA Scandal

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:57 AM PDT

Dubai-based airline Emirates, a sponsor of FIFA tournaments including the World Cup, said it was disappointed by the corruption scandal that has erupted at world soccer’s governing body…

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UK Fraud Watchdog Probes EADS Saudi Deal

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:54 AM PDT

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office is investigating allegations that European aerospace group EADS bribed Saudi Arabian officials to win a USD$3.3 billion communications contract …

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EU Clears Axa-Permira Online Agency Venture

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:52 AM PDT

European regulators approved private equity firm Permira and France’s Axa to buy travel website Opodo on Monday and merge it with other units to create one of Europe’s largest online travel…

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Greek Tourism Revenue May Jump To 10 Pct

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:50 AM PDT

Greek tourism revenues could increase by up to 10 percent in 2011 after two years of sharp decline, a senior industry official said on Monday, in a rare piece of good news for the debt-choked…

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AF447: Air France Crash Sparks Pilot Mystery

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:49 AM PDT

The Air France airliner that crashed into the Atlantic in 2009 was out of control for four minutes, investigators said, in a report raising questions about how crew handled a “stall alarm” blaring…

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Gulf Air Lays Off Hundreds As Sales Drop

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:46 AM PDT

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s loss-making national carrier, said it had laid off 200 employees and bookings were down a quarter following political and social unrest in Bahrain and the region …

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Air Canada Unions Says Pensions A Priority

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:43 AM PDT

Three staff unions at Air Canada said on Monday the preservation of pension funds ranks as one of the top priorities in their negotiations with the country’s biggest airline …

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Dutch To Ban Tourists From Cannabis Shops

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:42 AM PDT

The Dutch government said it would start banning tourists from buying cannabis from ‘coffee shops’ and impose restrictions on Dutch customers by the end of the year …

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EADS CEO Seeks Hostile Takeover Veto

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:40 AM PDT

The head of Airbus parent EADS is pushing for a veto right to be introduced in the aerospace industry to prevent hostile takeovers, a German magazine reported …

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Indian Airports Push Air India, Kingfisher To Pay Dues

Posted: 31 May 2011 08:37 AM PDT

Two Indian airports have put loss-making carriers Kingfisher Airlines and state-run Air India on “cash-and-carry” mode from June 1, which means the two firms would have to pay outstanding dues to…

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