17 November 2016

British Airways announces US$110m airport experience investment

British Airways has announced plans to invest US$110m in its US airport facilities. The investment includes over US$65m investment in JFK’s Terminal 7 to improve the customer journey at check in, security and boarding gates as well as a refurbishment of its First and Business class lounges. The British Airways lounges in Boston, San Francisco, […]

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RUAG opens regional component repair centre in Subang, Malaysia

The official opening of the new RUAG Aviation component repair centre in Subang, Malaysia, confirms the aircraft provider’s commitment to the region. The centre serves the company’s position as a component services hub for aviation customers and OEMs in Asia. The announcement of the opening follows on a successful audit and European Safety Agency (EASA)

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Rockwell Collins to support cockpit equipment for U.S. Army CH-47F

Rockwell Collins has won a follow-on service and support contract for its Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) on the U.S. Army’s CH-47F helicopter fleet. The contract covers up to 1,910 units by 2021. Originally fielded on the CH-47F aircraft in 2007, Rockwell Collins’ CAAS integrates multiple communications, navigation and mission subsystems through its flexible Flight2

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Manufacture of parts of Malaysia Airlines’ A350 XWB begins in Malaysia

Manufacture of parts for the first of six new Airbus A350-900s for Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has begun around the world – including in Malaysia. CTRM and Spirits Aerosystems, two of Airbus’ Malaysia-based industrial partners, have begun producing components for the aircraft at their plants in Melaka and Subang, respectively. Airbus A350 XWB work undertaken

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Republic Airways intends to emerge from Chapter 11 in first quarter of 2017

Republic Airways Holdings has filed its Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”) and a related Disclosure Statement with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The Plan sets a course for the Company to emerge during the first quarter of 2017, and was filed with the full support of the Creditors Committee.

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Panasonic Avionics selects Ericsson for 5G-ready core across multiple markets

Panasonic Avionics Corporation will provide LTE technology to the air transport and business aviation markets with future expansion into maritime and mining markets. The Ericsson 5G-ready core solution is based on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN). Ericsson has been selected by Panasonic Avionics Corporation to enable the next generation of connectivity

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SR Technics opens new training center in Abu Dhabi

SR Technics has opened a new training center in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, offering flexible, comprehensive training solutions to supplement the company’s existing training facilities in Zurich, Switzerland. Since 2008 SR Technics has provided the employees of various regional airlines in the Middle East with basic maintenance training and type rating training, both of which

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