Tag: engineers

Airbus:  Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings
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Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program
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U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature
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Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library
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Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
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Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus A319neo makes maiden flight
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Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus A319neo makes maiden flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

The last of the A320neo variants, an Airbus A319neo test aircraft has completed its maiden flight powered by Pratt & ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport
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Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all ... Read More

Air Seychelles gets ready for delivery of their first Airbus A320NEO
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Air Seychelles gets ready for delivery of their first Airbus A320NEO

mm Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019

Air Seychelles has over the past few months started to implement its training calendar in preparation for the delivery of ... Read More

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool
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Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognized for its ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief
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Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, ... Read More

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters
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Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

French air crash investigators are saying that they have found “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and last ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?
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Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort
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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers
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Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when ... Read More

China hotel chain expands into Indonesia
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China hotel chain expands into Indonesia

editor editor- January 28, 2019

OYO chain of hotels and homes is seeing exponential growth in Indonesia in less than three months of its operations ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50
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Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

It's been 50 years since the first Boeing 747-100 took off over Seattle on its official maiden flight on February ... Read More

Seychelles International Airways planning to start flying next year
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Seychelles International Airways planning to start flying next year

mm Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019

Seychelles International Airways will start operations next year linking Seychelles with non-stop direct flights to Europe and the Far East. Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 
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eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board ... Read More

Boeing and Embraer approve terms of strategic joint venture
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Boeing and Embraer approve terms of strategic joint venture

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

Boeing is expected to further expand its business aviation segment with the strategic joint venture with Embraer - one of ... Read More

Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad
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Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad

editor editor- December 7, 2018

Recent analysis by online home rental company Spotahome has standardised the latest city and country-level data available. Read More

India Women in Aviation International celebrates Girls in Aviation Day
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India Women in Aviation International celebrates Girls in Aviation Day

editor editor- December 7, 2018

International Civil Aviation Day is to help generate and reinforce worldwide awareness of the importance of international civil aviation towards ... Read More

Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel
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Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel

mm Alain St.Ange- December 3, 2018

The demand from eco-travelers is growing and Serena continues to adapt its business best practices model to meet the ecological ... Read More

Qantas braces for engineers’ strike
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Qantas braces for engineers’ strike

editor editor- May 10, 2011

Qantas passengers face probable disruptions to flights after the airline's 1600 licensed aircraft engineers announced today that they would begin ... Read More

European aviation hangs whistleblowers out to dry
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European aviation hangs whistleblowers out to dry

editor editor- October 8, 2010

The people most likely to have seen the need to address safety issues with the aircraft you are about to ... Read More

Rwandair employs local engineers
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Rwandair employs local engineers

editor editor- January 12, 2010

Following the recent acquisition of two CRJ200 aircraft from Germany’s Lufthansa, which come with a spare part and maintenance support ... Read More

Passenger safety under threat
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Passenger safety under threat

editor editor- September 13, 2008

MALMÖ, Sweden (September 12, 2008)- "Airline passengers are unwittingly facing higher levels of risks due to the increasing amount of ... Read More