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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”


Korea's Lotte World Tower gets protection from Saab Sensis air surveillance system

Swedish aerospace firm Saab Gorup´s Saab Sensis unit said that its Wide Area Multilateration system has been deployed to provide surveillance of flights operating in close proximity of the Lotte World Tower being … Continue reading “Korea's Lotte World Tower gets protection from Saab Sensis air surveillance system”


Southwest Airlines expands Rapid Rewards benefits

Dallas-based low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) said it is bringing more benefits to members of its Rapid Rewards programme. Partnering with Points International Ltd., Southwest said that RR members can now buy, … Continue reading “Southwest Airlines expands Rapid Rewards benefits”


MGM Resorts forms loyalty programme pact with Southwest Airlines

Dallas-based low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) said they have launched a strategic marketing alliance between the companies´ loyalty rewards programmes, Rapid Rewards and M life. Members … Continue reading “MGM Resorts forms loyalty programme pact with Southwest Airlines”


Luxembourg's air navigation administration selects Saab Sensis system

Luxembourg´s air navigation administration The Administration de la Navigation Aerienne said it has selected Swedish defense and security company Saab Sensis´ Advanced-Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) for the management of Luxembourg … Continue reading “Luxembourg's air navigation administration selects Saab Sensis system”


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