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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

Air Partner awarded Managed Services contract by Airbus

Air Partner awarded Managed Services contract by Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 18:10 0

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract by Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer, for Managed ... Read More

Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide

Air traffic controllers wanted: FAA hiring nationwide

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 17:15 0

A window of opportunity is available to U.S. citizens interested in becoming air traffic controllers. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is accepting applications nationwide from ... Read More

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

Qatar welcomes more visitors with new electronic visitor authorization system

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 17:55 0

Qatar Airways welcomes even more visitors from around the world to Qatar with the new electronic visitor authorization system, launched recently by Ministry of Interior ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens new entry to the multilevel car parking

Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens new entry to the multilevel car parking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:35 0

Moscow Domodedovo Airport launched an additional entry to the multilevel car parking (Р2) from the flyover. Drivers can access P2 regardless of the way they ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:09 0

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by ... Read More

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

U.S. DOT launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:32 0

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

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:02 0

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured to operate with the Brazilian ... Read More

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 22:45 0

Airbus will be showcasing its next-generation communication developments for mission and business critical use at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2019, taking place in Kuala ... Read More

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 22:30 0

Port Canaveral has received Green Marine certification a second time for advancing environmental excellence in maritime transportation and demonstrating “green” corporate leadership. The certification was ... Read More

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Gulfstream G600 to make International Paris Air Show debut

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 18:00 0

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 will make its first appearance at the International Paris Air Show June 17 through 23, ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 17:30 0

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:15 0

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 22:23 0

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty transit buses. The buses, which will ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 16:10 0

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings of the plane. The cargo ... Read More

Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data

Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 15:41 0

United Airlines has become the latest US airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. ... Read More

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Traveler photos, license plate images taken in data breach

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 23:04 0

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a data breach it learned about last month that exposed the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in ... Read More

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 22:04 0

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world in the next six years ... Read More

United Airlines new innovating tool

United Airlines new innovating tool

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:07 0

United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving the experience for customers connecting from one United flight to the next. ConnectionSaver is ... Read More

United Airlines’ new technology makes connecting the world easier than ever

United Airlines’ new technology makes connecting the world easier than ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 18:08 0

Just in time for the busy summer travel season, United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving the experience for customers connecting ... Read More

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

Qatar Aviation Services participated in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:36 0

Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor in the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place in Madrid, Spain from. For the ... Read More

American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3

American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 9, 2019 16:33 0

Major US carrier, American Airlines, announced on Sunday that is has extended the grounding of its entire Boeing 737 Max fleet until September 3. The ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 18:25 0

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: playing host to private tourists ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 19:46 0

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem and approved the project. Long ... Read More

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:11 0

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products, technologies and services which meet the aerospace ... Read More

Russian MC-21 passenger jet will make its public debut at MAKS-2019 air show

Russian MC-21 passenger jet will make its public debut at MAKS-2019 air show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 17:07 0

Russia will present the MC-21 medium-haul airliner, it is developing, to the public for the first time at the MAKS-2019 air show this summer, President ... Read More

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:30 1

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:23 0

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its ... Read More

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