Category: Transportation News

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

Holland America Line opens new resort

Holland America Line opens new resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 17, 2019 21:52 0

Holland America Line held an opening ceremony for its new luxury guest accommodations at McKinley Chalet Resort Friday, June 14. Officially dedicating the new Ridge View building ... Read More

FlyDubai connects Naples to Dubai

FlyDubai connects Naples to Dubai

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 17, 2019 21:46 0

“After the Sicilian connection (Catania), Naples is the second destination to be inaugurated in Italy over the last year,” explained senior vice president of commercial ... Read More

Embraer and United Airlines new contract is signed

Embraer and United Airlines new contract is signed

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 17, 2019 20:03 0

Embraer announced today, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, that it has signed a contract with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s. The order ... 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

The most popular European destinations this summer

The most popular European destinations this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 17, 2019 18:38 0

CheapOair®, an online travel agency and leading provider of cheap flights, today announced the most popular European destinations for summer travel in 2019. After analyzing trends ... 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

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

Royal Caribbean debuts largest Bvlgari boutique at sea in Asia

Royal Caribbean debuts largest Bvlgari boutique at sea in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 15:43 0

Starboard Cruise Services, the premier retailer at sea, and Royal Caribbean International, the world’s largest global cruise line, continue their longstanding relationship of almost 20 ... 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

Air Lease Corporation to order 100 aircrafts

Air Lease Corporation to order 100 aircrafts

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 17, 2019 09:53 0

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL), the Los Angeles-based aircraft leasing company, has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for 100 Airbus aircraft, including for ... Read More

Etihad 15 years service Abu Dhabi to Germany

Etihad 15 years service Abu Dhabi to Germany

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 17, 2019 09:51 0

As the UAE and Germany intensify bilateral cooperation following the visit of H.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ... 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

Paris Air Show to open Monday: 322,000 visitors expected

Paris Air Show to open Monday: 322,000 visitors expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019 21:29 0

Monday will be the opening of the 53rd International Paris Air show. For one week 322,000 visitors will see 150 aircraft, meet at 26 national ... 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

Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 18:05 0

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership is very pleased that its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) unionized employees at Mirabel, Québec, have announced that ... 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

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019 02:26 0

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as the crowd grew larger and ... Read More

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:55 0

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed in Congress. In Rio de ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20 0

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019 21:47 0

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will receive a ticket for space ... 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

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