Aviation News Releases Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space and Tourism, Airline Tickets: “Boeing Receives Contract to Support Iridium NEXT” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space and Tourism, Airline Tickets: “Boeing Receives Contract to Support Iridium NEXT” plus 24 more

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Boeing Receives Contract to Support Iridium NEXT

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:41 AM PDT

SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 9, 2011 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today that it has received a contract from Thales Alenia Space to provide system integration and testing support for…

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Embraer Super Tucano deal in effect with Indonesian Air Force

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:38 AM PDT

Training, ground support equipment, and related logistics accompany 8 Super Tucanos . ​ São José dos Campos, June 9, 2011 – Embraer’s sale of eight Super Tucano light attack and advanced…

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Boeing, Malaysian Companies to Explore Business Opportunities

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:33 AM PDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 9, 2011 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced that its Defense, Space & Security unit has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with three Malaysian…

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Icelandair Extends Repair Relationship with Bombardier Aerospace

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:31 AM PDT

Bombardier Aerospace today announced that it has signed a new repair agreement with Icelandair, based in Reykjavik, Iceland. The seven-year contract means that Bombardier will undertake all repair…

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NASA News: NASA’s Aquarius/Sac-D Launch Rescheduled

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:24 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — The launch of the international Aquarius/SAC-D mission is postponed 24 hours until Friday, June 10, from NASA’s Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 5-minute…

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Boeing Sees Big Special-Mission 737 Market

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:11 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . SEATTLE — Boeing sees a potential market for more than 150 special-mission 737 military aircraft derived from either the P-8…

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Contractors Eye $3.8B USAF Support Contract

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:09 AM PDT

By Irene Klotz . CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The U.S. Air Force plans to fold operations, maintenance, systems engineering and sustainment work at…

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ALTA Joins Dissent Against EU ETS

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:06 AM PDT

By Darren Shannon . The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) has joined the chorus of dissent against the European Union’s proposed…

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Thai Wants Majority Control Of Nok Air

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:03 AM PDT

By Leithen Francis . Thai Airways International wants majority control of low-cost carrier Nok Air, but is unable to get it because of the other …

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Airline On-Time Performance Down In April

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:00 AM PDT

By Andrew Compart andrew_compart@aviationweek.com . Domestic on-time performance for U.S. carriers fell to its second lowest for any April in the past 17…

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NATO Ministers Reach Agreement on Base Closures

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:57 AM PDT

By David Brunnstrom/Reuters . BRUSSELS, Belgium . NATO ministers approved a set of reforms June 8 that will mean the closure of some of the alliance’s 11…

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Bombardier Offers BizJet Delivery Forecast

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:55 AM PDT

By William Garvey william_garvey@aviationweek.com . In this, its 25th year of making business jets, Bombardier Aerospace plans to deliver 150 Globals,…

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Revima Purchase Reunites Landing Gear, APU MROs

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:53 AM PDT

By Lee Ann Tegtmeier leeann_tegtmeier@aviationweek.com . Brotonne Capital, the holding company for landing gear MRO Revima, acquired Revima APU from Hamilton…

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Top 10 Airframe MROs

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:51 AM PDT

By Elyse Moody The rebound from the recession—and companies’ relative success in managing the last market cycle—is what this installment of O&M’s…

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UK Aerospace 2010 Sales Up In All Areas

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:48 AM PDT

The UK aerospace sector has grown over the past year, achieving sales increases in all areas, according to an annual survey from ADS, the aerospace and security trade body …

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Egyptian Resorts Returns To Profit

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:46 AM PDT

Real estate firm Egyptian Resorts posted first-quarter net profit of EGP3.8 million Egyptian pounds (USD$639,500) on higher revenues, the firm said on Thursday …

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Mexican Tourist Chief Challenges US Travel Warnings

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:42 AM PDT

Texas state government warnings to Americans about travel to Mexico are “ludicrous,” “misinformed,” and may damage the country’s safest tourist destinations, Mexico’s tourism chief said…

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United-Continental Merger On Track – CEO

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:40 AM PDT

Combining operations of United Airlines and Continental Airlines is on track and should be completed by year’s end, the company’s chief executive said …

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Lighter Alloys An Advance For Aircraft Makers

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:38 AM PDT

Alcoa has developed a new generation of alloys and technologies it says can lower the weight of airliners by up to 10 percent and improve fuel efficiency even more …

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Brussels Flights Cancelled Due To Strike

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:33 AM PDT

Many flights into and out of Brussels Airport were cancelled on Thursday due to a strike by aircraft loading staff and baggage handlers …

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Norwegian Air May Passengers Up 16 Pct

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:31 AM PDT

Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle said on Thursday the number of passengers it carried in May rose 16 percent to 1.37 million …

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Delta Boosts Military Free Checked Bags

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:25 AM PDT

Delta Air Lines has increased the number of free bags active duty US military can check after soldiers returning from Afghanistan said they had to pay to check bags, some containing weapons used in…

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United CEO Says Pilot Contract Must Be Fair

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:24 AM PDT

United Continental, the parent of new United Airlines, wants a contract with pilots, but any deal must be affordable and fair, its chief executive said on Wednesday …

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EU Standing Firm In Airline Emissions Row

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:22 AM PDT

The European Union is not considering changing its law obliging airlines flying to Europe to buy carbon emissions permits, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Wednesday…

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Jet, GoAir To Place USD$6.5 Bln Airbus Orders – Report

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:20 AM PDT

Indian carriers Jet Airways and GoAir will place aircraft orders worth USD$6.5 billion with Airbus at the Paris Air Show later this month, the Economic Times reported on Thursday, citing sources…

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