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ASUR reports 8.6% increase in Q3 2016 passenger traffic

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASUR) (NYSE: ASR) (BMV: ASUR) has reported a third quarter 2016 increase in passenger traffic of 8.58 percent, reflecting growth of 10.23 percent in domestic passenger … Continue reading “ASUR reports 8.6% increase in Q3 2016 passenger traffic”


Meggitt opens USD9m expansion of Danville manufacturing/distribution campus

Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems (MABS), a division of the UK-based Meggitt group, has opened a USD9.3-million expansion of its Danville manufacturing and distribution campus, the company said. During the two-part project, MABS relocated … Continue reading “Meggitt opens USD9m expansion of Danville manufacturing/distribution campus”


Panasonic Avionics, Aeromobile release new 3G eXPhone system

Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and AeroMobile have released the new 3G eXPhone system with technology that builds on Panasonic´s eXPhone service, which is installed on over 450 aircraft across 19 airlines worldwide, the … Continue reading “Panasonic Avionics, Aeromobile release new 3G eXPhone system”


Pratt & Whitney turbofan engine selected by Spirit Airlines

Pratt & Whitney has entered passenger service with Spirit Airlines, supplying the company´s PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine on the airline´s Airbus A320neo, the company said. The aircraft made a passenger service flight … Continue reading “Pratt & Whitney turbofan engine selected by Spirit Airlines”


Iceland's WOW air to begin daily service between US West Coast, Europe

WOW air, a transatlantic airline from Iceland, has reported it plans to offer daily flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Keflavik International Airport (KEF), the … Continue reading “Iceland's WOW air to begin daily service between US West Coast, Europe”


Convergint Technologies, BriefCam increase security at Austin/Bergstrom Airport

Convergint Technologies, and BriefCam have doubled licenses to increase security and operational productivity at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) through expanded use of BriefCam Syndex, the company said. Convergint said it has overseen … Continue reading “Convergint Technologies, BriefCam increase security at Austin/Bergstrom Airport”


T2RL report finds flight disruption costs travel industry 8% in global revenues

A report commissioned by Amadeus and written by airline IT consultancy T2Rl has found bad weather, natural disasters and strike action have cost the travel industry an estimated USD60 billion annually, or 8.0 … Continue reading “T2RL report finds flight disruption costs travel industry 8% in global revenues”


Air traffic controllers recognize Raytheon for modernizing systems

Air Traffic Control Association has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) the winner of its 2016 Industrial Award for modernizing key air traffic systems that control the most complex and congested airspaces in the nation, … Continue reading “Air traffic controllers recognize Raytheon for modernizing systems”


SDI Presence named subcontractor in Phoenix Sky Harbor airport event management system

SDI (SDI Presence LLC) has been named a key subcontractor to prime contractor Saab Sensis, which was selected to deploy an advanced event management system (EMS) for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the … Continue reading “SDI Presence named subcontractor in Phoenix Sky Harbor airport event management system”


United Airlines reports USD965m in Q3 2016 net income

United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) has reported third-quarter 2016 net income of USD965 million, the company said. For the third quarter of 2016, total revenue was USD9.9 billion, a decrease of 3.8 percent year-over-year. … Continue reading “United Airlines reports USD965m in Q3 2016 net income”


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