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Embraer partners with Boeing to market medium-size airlifter

Brazilian airframer Embraer (NYSE: ERJ) (BOVESPA: EMBR3) and US airframer Boeing (NYSE: BA) said they are partnering on the sales and marketing of Embraer´s KC-390 a multi-mission mobility and aerial refueling aircraft with … Continue reading “Embraer partners with Boeing to market medium-size airlifter”


Canadian loyalty programme Aeroplan adds Eva Air

Canadian coalition loyalty programme operator Aeroplan said it has added Taiwan Airport-based carrier Eva Air to its roster of travel partners. With the move, Aeroplan members can earn and redeem Aeroplan miles for … Continue reading “Canadian loyalty programme Aeroplan adds Eva Air”


UTC Aerospace Systems to supply fuel gauging system for Airbus single-aisle aircraft

US aerospace and defence manufacturer UTC Aerospace Systems said it has been selected by European airframer Airbus to supply a common fuel gauging system for its single-aisle aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems currently provides … Continue reading “UTC Aerospace Systems to supply fuel gauging system for Airbus single-aisle aircraft”


Global Aviation names Graber as CEO

Georgia, USA-based charter air services provider Global Aviation Holdings Inc said that John Graber will join the company as its new chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors, effective … Continue reading “Global Aviation names Graber as CEO”


Electric green taxiing system debutes at Paris Air Show

US technology firm Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and French jet engine maker Safran (NYSE: SAF) said they have completed the first major phase of testing of their electric green taxiing system, and will make … Continue reading “Electric green taxiing system debutes at Paris Air Show”


Aviation Partners Boeing receives United order for 737-900ER split scimitar winglets

Seattle, USA-based aerospace JV Aviation Partners Boeing said it has formally launched the 737-900ER split scimitar winglet programme with an order from United Airlines (NYSE: UAL). Using a newly patented design, the program … Continue reading “Aviation Partners Boeing receives United order for 737-900ER split scimitar winglets”


Virgin Atlantic taps UTC Aerospace for 787-9 wheels, brakes

North Carolina, USA-based aerospace and defence firm UTC Aerospace Systems said it has been selected by UK-based carrier Virgin Atlantic Airways to supply the wheels, carbon brakes and MRO services for its fleet … Continue reading “Virgin Atlantic taps UTC Aerospace for 787-9 wheels, brakes”


Airlines put emphasis on profits over market share

According to a new report from US market research and analysis firm Frost & Sullivan global airlines are shifting their focus from increasing market share to increasing profitability. Historically, industry participants in the … Continue reading “Airlines put emphasis on profits over market share”


Nearly 92m Americans plan to follow "disownership" trend this summer

California-based home solar company Sunrun said it has posted the results of a national survey exploring consumer behaviours around renting, borrowing or leasing traditionally-owned items also known as “disownership.” According to Sunrun, the … Continue reading “Nearly 92m Americans plan to follow "disownership" trend this summer”


Indent, Quicksilver partner on GT500 surveillance aircraft production

New York-based aerial surveillance services firm Indent said it is partnering with US ultra-light aircraft manufacturer Quicksilver Industries on the production of a cost-effective alternative for government agencies and other customers faced with … Continue reading “Indent, Quicksilver partner on GT500 surveillance aircraft production”


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