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Global air freight industry to accelerate

According to a new report from New York-based business search engine Reportlinker.com the performance of the global air freight sector is forecast to accelerate with an anticipated CAGR of 1.6% for the five-year … Continue reading “Global air freight industry to accelerate”


ForeFlight launches Canada digital visual navigation charts

Houston, USA-based aviation software firm ForeFlight said it has launched digital navigation charts and information for Canada. The complete set of Nav Canada charts is optimised for display on the iPad (NASDAQ: AAPL) … Continue reading “ForeFlight launches Canada digital visual navigation charts”


Krasnoyarsk Airport refueling facility gets top IATA rating

Based on the results of inspection carried out by the International Air Transport Association IATA, Yenisei refuelling facility at Yemelyanovo Airport (Krasnoyarsk) managed jointly by Gazpromneft-Aero and Lukoil-Aero was rated as providing the … Continue reading “Krasnoyarsk Airport refueling facility gets top IATA rating”


Spirit AeroSystems receives USD 60m contract from Sikorsky Aircraft

Kansas, USA-based aerostructures manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems Inc (NYSE: SPR) said it has received a USD 60 m contract from US helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp (NYSE: UTX) to supply the major structural cockpit … Continue reading “Spirit AeroSystems receives USD 60m contract from Sikorsky Aircraft”


Report looks at airport scanner radiation exposure

A new report by an independent task force commissioned by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine has found that people absorb less radiation from airport X-ray backscatter scanner than they do while … Continue reading “Report looks at airport scanner radiation exposure”


Cessna chooses Aircelle PERT thrust reverser for Longitude aircraft

US airframer Cessna (NYSE: TXT) said that its new Citation Longitude business jet will utilizs the PERT thrust reverser from French aerospace firm Safran´s Aircelle unit. Cessna said that the thrust reverser will … Continue reading “Cessna chooses Aircelle PERT thrust reverser for Longitude aircraft”


Gatwick Airport reports 1.2% growth in passenger numbers

UK’s second largest airport, Gatwick Airport Ltd, today announced its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2013, and said the figures are in line with its expectations as economic conditions continue … Continue reading “Gatwick Airport reports 1.2% growth in passenger numbers”


Pratt & Whitney shows off its geared turbofan engine to NASA

US aerospace and defence firm United Technologies Corp´s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney jet engine unit said it has reached a milestone in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration´s Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project … Continue reading “Pratt & Whitney shows off its geared turbofan engine to NASA”


SAP to integrate Traxo travel itinerary tool into Cloud for Travel solution

Dallas-based personal travel organiser provider Traxo said that its travel itinerary solution is now integrated with German software firm SAP´s Cloud for Travel solution. Traxo said that the solution offers travelers and corporations … Continue reading “SAP to integrate Traxo travel itinerary tool into Cloud for Travel solution”


Harfstas named CEO of eJet Aviation

Maryland, USA-based aircraft maintenance services firm eJet Aviation Holdings Inc said it appointed Steven Harfstas as director, president and chief executive officer of both eJet Aviation Holdings and its eJet Services Inc subsidiary. … Continue reading “Harfstas named CEO of eJet Aviation”


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