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Trump said ‘rebrand’ 737 MAX, and ‘open-minded’ Boeing might just do that

Trump said ‘rebrand’ 737 MAX, and ‘open-minded’ Boeing might just do that

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 23:50 0

The Boeing Company’s CFO, Greg Smith, has revealed on the sidelines of the Paris Air Show the possibility of a name change for the troubled ... Read More

CTOs of world’s leading aerospace manufacturers committed to reducing CO2 emissions

CTOs of world’s leading aerospace manufacturers committed to reducing CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 23:35 0

The aviation industry has committed to ambitious targets to reduce CO2 emissions. The Chief Technology Officers of seven of the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers released ... Read More

FAA Chief: Leading the world and beyond in commercial space transportation

FAA Chief: Leading the world and beyond in commercial space transportation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:34 0

Before an aerospace industry Commercial Space Panel at the Paris Air Show today, Acting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Daniel K. Elwell told participants that ... Read More

Airbus spin-off Airseas signs agreement with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Airbus spin-off Airseas signs agreement with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:19 0

Airseas, an Airbus’ spin-off, announces a 20-year agreement with the giant shipowner Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (“K” Line) to install and service one ship with ... Read More

International Airlines Group backs A321XLR with an order for 14 jets

International Airlines Group backs A321XLR with an order for 14 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 16:33 0

International Airlines Group (IAG) has selected the A321XLR to expand its fleet of highly efficient single aisles with a firm order for 14 aircraft. Of ... Read More

Airbus: Regulators and “traveling public” are only obstacles to pilotless planes

Airbus: Regulators and “traveling public” are only obstacles to pilotless planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 16:20 0

The technology for "autonomous flying" is already here, and the only obstacles to progress are regulators - and "the traveling public," understandably wary of pilotless ... Read More

ZERO! Not a single new Boeing order announced on day one of Paris Air Show

ZERO! Not a single new Boeing order announced on day one of Paris Air Show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:21 0

European aerospace giant Airbus recorded over 100 orders for its aircraft, as the Paris Air Show kicked off on Monday at Le Bourget. According to ... Read More

Big  Guys Agree to Drive the Sustainability of Aviation

Big Guys Agree to Drive the Sustainability of Aviation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:29 0

Aviation connects our world by efficiently and rapidly moving people, opening new economic opportunities and transporting food and goods all over our planet. Aviation promotes ... Read More

Internet on Airplanes over USA and Canada soon in 5G

Internet on Airplanes over USA and Canada soon in 5G

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:24 0

Air-to-ground services leveraging 5G technologies for North American airline operators will be reality shortly. The new air-to-ground connectivity from SmartSky provides Honeywell customers with another ... Read More

Low cost airline Cebu Pacific loves Airbus and it shows

Low cost airline Cebu Pacific loves Airbus and it shows

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 09:10 0

Cebu Pacific (CEB), a Low-Cost Carrier based in the Philippines, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 31 Airbus aircraft, comprising 16 A330neo, 10 ... Read More

Russia to introduce single-entry e-visa for foreign tourists from 2021

Russia to introduce single-entry e-visa for foreign tourists from 2021

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 00:53 0

Russia's President Putin has signed an order to ensure the introduction of an electronic single-entry visa from 2021 for foreigners visiting Russia. The service is ... Read More

US Federal Aviation Administration announces new supersonic rulemaking

US Federal Aviation Administration announces new supersonic rulemaking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 22:13 0

Today in remarks at an Innovation Panel before Paris Air Show attendees, FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell said the U.S. will ensure and enable safer ... Read More

Caribbean’s first travel guide is launched

Caribbean’s first travel guide is launched

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 17, 2019 20:21 0

Virgin Holidays has launched the Caribbean's first travel guide through the power of social media conversation volumes The Trending Travel Guide updates daily with the most talked about ... Read More

GE Capital Aviation Services orders 10 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

GE Capital Aviation Services orders 10 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 19:58 0

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) exercised 10 purchase rights to firm orders and added 15 more purchase rights for the 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) ... Read More

IAG builds on Boeing 777X order with services agreements

IAG builds on Boeing 777X order with services agreements

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 19:49 0

Boeing signed two agreements at the Paris Air Show today with International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the world's largest airline groups, that will provide ... Read More

Boeing: Aerospace and defense market will be worth $8.7 trillion over next decade

Boeing: Aerospace and defense market will be worth $8.7 trillion over next decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 19:43 0

The Boeing Market Outlook, released today at the Paris Air Show, values the aerospace and defense market at $8.7 trillion over the next decade, up ... Read More

Boeing invests $1 million in Brazil’s sustainable aviation fuel industry

Boeing invests $1 million in Brazil’s sustainable aviation fuel industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 19:35 0

Boeing will invest in Brazil’s efforts to establish a sustainable aviation fuel industry. The investment will focus on initiatives that maximize social, economic and environmental ... Read More

Boeing seeks to replace costly airborne tests with digital simulation

Boeing seeks to replace costly airborne tests with digital simulation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 19:10 0

According to the latest reports, Boeing is considering phasing out some old-school airborne jet tests and relying more on digital simulation analysis in order to ... Read More

US DOT announces  over $19 million in grants for U.S. small shipyards

US DOT announces over $19 million in grants for U.S. small shipyards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 18:41 0

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a ... Read More

Airbus and the Hauts-de-France region team up for drone deliveries

Airbus and the Hauts-de-France region team up for drone deliveries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 18:36 0

Airbus and the Hauts-de-France region today signed a framework partnership agreement to assess the economic development potential of air deliveries on a regional scale. This ... Read More

Russia returns to Paris Air Show first time since 2014

Russia returns to Paris Air Show first time since 2014

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 18:19 0

Russia’s aircraft manufacturers are taking part in the 2019 Paris Air Show which kicked off on Monday at Le Bourget airport. Russia has not participated ... Read More

Westin Buffalo first hotel in the world that gives guests access to personal playlists from their rooms

Westin Buffalo first hotel in the world that gives guests access to personal playlists from their rooms

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 17:54 0

Global hospitality company Delaware North today announced that the company-operated Westin Buffalo has become the first hotel in the world to allow its guests to ... Read More

Russia unveils designs for Arctic cruise ships

Russia unveils designs for Arctic cruise ships

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 17:20 0

Russian state-run holding company, United Shipbuilding Corporation, has revealed design-projects for several cruise ships, aimed at transporting travelers through the waters of the Russian Arctic. ... Read More

Middle East Airlines orders four Airbus A321XLRs

Middle East Airlines orders four Airbus A321XLRs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 16:50 0

Middle East Airlines (MEA), the flag carrier of Lebanon, has signed a firm order for four A321XLRs, making it the launch airline customer of Airbus ... Read More

Airbus reveals first A330neo jet for AirAsia

Airbus reveals first A330neo jet for AirAsia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 15:40 0

Airbus and AirAsia have unveiled the first A330neo for the AirAsia Group at the Paris Air Show. The aircraft will be delivered via lessor Avolon ... Read More

Airbus Services launches “FHS Powered by Skywise”

Airbus Services launches “FHS Powered by Skywise”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 15:09 0

Airbus Services has launched the development of a new enhanced Flight Hour Service offering: “FHS Powered by Skywise”. The new service will progressively introduce applications ... Read More

Dreamliner B787 next to be grounded after Boeing 737 MAX?

Dreamliner B787 next to be grounded after Boeing 737 MAX?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019 21:37 0

Boeing MAX remains grounded,  now Pilots warn regulators about a problem on Boeings Dreamliners. A critical fire-fighting system on Boeing's £160million Dreamliner fleet was found ... Read More

Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 19:25 0

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run pilot program. The founder of ... Read More

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:20 0

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the city of Płock in Poland ... Read More

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

Travel tech start-up Smartvel names CCO

editor editor- June 14, 2019 21:25 0

Smartvel, a destination content technology provider, announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ulrich as  Chief Commercial Officer. (CCO) Jacqueline, Swedish raised in Spain, has more than ... Read More

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