3 November 2014

Virgin Galaxy program to continue despite tragic end to test flight

Scaled Composites, the company that designed and built Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two, has seen its second fatal accident in this project, this time claiming the life of a 39-year-old co-pilot. Previously, three other employees died in a ground test during development of the ship’s propulsion system in 2007. Despite the myriad advancements made in modern […]

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VietJetAir’s first A320 on order from Airbus completes first flight

VietJetAir’s first A320 on order from Airbus has reached a new production milestone, with the aircraft having successfully performed its first flight in Toulouse, France. Appearing in its colourful livery, the aircraft now enters the final acceptance phase prior to delivery to VietJetAir by the end of 2014. This A320 is the first of up

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Air Canada welcomes landmark agreement with pilots

Air Canada Pilots Association and its members have ratified a landmark agreement on collective agreement terms for ten years. “This ten-year agreement with the Air Canada Pilots Association is a ground-breaking development which allows us to accelerate the implementation of our business strategy on a win-win basis with our pilots,” said Calin Rovinescu, President and

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Saab Remote Tower technology receives final operational approval from Swedish Transport Agency

Defence and security company Saab, along with the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV), have received final operational approval from the Swedish Transport Agency for the remote operation of Ornskoldsvik Airport from Sundsvall, Sweden. This achievement means the world’s first airport remotely controlled by Remote Tower Services (RTS) will commence shortly, paving the way for

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International Airlines Group selects CF6 engines to power Airbus A330 fleet for Iberia

International Airlines Group selected CF6-80E1 engines to power eight new A330s for Iberia. This selection doubles Iberia’s CF6-80E1-powered A330 fleet to a total of 16 aircraft. The list price for the firm engine order on the eight new aircraft is valued at more than $275m. GE’s CF6 engines have been among the most utilized and

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SkyWorks Announces SAAV Aircraft Asset Value Management System with Southwest Airlines as global launch customer

SkyWorks Holdings announced the launch of the SAAV Aircraft Asset Value Management System. Southwest Airlines Co. is the global launch customer of the SAAV System. SAAV is a first-in-kind system designed to address the analytical and data management complexities of the airline fleet asset management function. It provides integrated fleet monitoring, simulation, modeling, and data

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