Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Boeing CEO Jim McNerney Statement on US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Boeing CEO Jim McNerney Statement on US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement” plus 24 more

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Boeing CEO Jim McNerney Statement on US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 09:10 AM PDT

CHICAGO, April 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) yesterday issued the following statement from Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney: “We applaud the agreement between the United…

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Embraer heads to AERO Friedrichshafen with Phenom success story

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 09:07 AM PDT

Company showcases the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 executive jets at the static display . São José dos Campos, April 8, 2011 – Embraer will participate in the sixth AERO…

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Boeing Recognized for Advancing Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 09:04 AM PDT

ATLANTA, April 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) was recognized on Tuesday night with a Diversity Council Honors Award™ for outstanding effectiveness and achievements in diversity…

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Schoolchildren Reach for the Skies with Bombardier

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 09:01 AM PDT

Pupils from across Northern Ireland reached for the sky today at the final of Bombardier Aeropace’s annual school competition, The Flight Experience Challenge, held at the W5 Science and Discovery…

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Construction set to begin for new energy-efficient Airbus facilities

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:57 AM PDT

Airbus is underscoring its commitment to eco-efficiency with the construction of two highly energy-efficient office buildings in Toulouse, France, which will accommodate 320 employees from the…

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AeroMechanical Services/FLYHT™ and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Unveil Flight Tracking Operations Command Centre in Lagos

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:54 AM PDT

LAGOS, Nigeria — April 2011 – AeroMechanical Services (AMA) of Calgary, Alberta, through its FLYHTTM brand, and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) officially commissioned NCAA’s Flight…

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Breakthrough Study Confirms Cause Of Short Gamma-Ray Bursts

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:51 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — A new supercomputer simulation shows the collision of two neutron stars can naturally produce the magnetic structures thought to power the high-speed particle jets associated with short…

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Pentagon Gives First Peek Into KC-46A Details

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:47 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . The Pentagon is quite confident Boeing can execute the notional plan for its long-fought, $4.4 billion KC-46A tanker …

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104 Boeing Deliveries In First Quarter

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:45 AM PDT

By Michael Mecham . Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) delivered 104 aircraft in the first quarter, four fewer than in 2010, reflecting the company’s …

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AirSea Battle Concept Is Focused On China

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:43 AM PDT

By Bill Sweetman, Richard D. Fisher, Jr. . Washington, Washington . U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says it has the “potential to do for America’s…

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US Airways Latest Adds First Class To RJs

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:38 AM PDT

By Darren Shannon . US Airways Express’ largest regional jets by February 2012 will be retrofitted with a first-class cabin under a $35 million plan unveiled…

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NTSB Releases Initial Report On G650 Crash

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:33 AM PDT

By William Garvey william_garvey@aviationweek.com . The NTSB on April 7 released a preliminary report on the April 2 accident involving a Gulfstream G650…

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ISS Plans Week-Long Simulated Mars Mission

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:28 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . Front-line International Space Station (ISS) managers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) are inserting a week-long partial …

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JPSS Still Fighting For Funds

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:26 AM PDT

By Jen DiMascio . While Senate and House leaders are still at loggerheads over how to fund the government, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

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Air France-KLM March Traffic Up 1 Percent

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:19 AM PDT

March traffic at Air France-KLM saw a 1 percent increase despite Middle East unrest and the Japanese earthquake depressing figures in those regions … Photo: Philippe Noret

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Equity Firms Sell Part Amadeus Stake

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:16 AM PDT

Two private equity firms have raised EUR€613 million (USD$883 million) selling a combined 10 percent stake in Spanish travel and tourism IT services company Amadeus …

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Expedia Plans To Split In Two

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:13 AM PDT

Expedia, the largest online travel agency, said it plans to split into two publicly traded companies through a proposed spin-off of its TripAdvisor business, and its shares shot up 13 percent in…

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TNT Revises Express Outlook

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:09 AM PDT

Dutch mail company TNT will push ahead with spinning off its express unit, but it changed the outlook for the unit due to oil prices, political unrest and natural disasters, pulling its shares down…

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Chinese Carriers Increase Fuel Surcharges

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:05 AM PDT

Air China and other Chinese carriers have raised their fuel surcharges for domestic routes for the second time this year to help offset cost pressure amid surging oil prices, state media said on…

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Belgian Airport Blocked By Emergency Landing

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:02 AM PDT

A Dutch F-16 jet fighter made an emergency landing at Belgium’s Charleroi Airport on Friday, halting flights at the charter airline hub …

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United Seeks Japan Flight Expansion

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 08:00 AM PDT

United Continental, the parent of United Airlines, is taking another run at expanding its Japan service, irritating Delta that has suspended flights at Tokyo’s Haneda airport due to last month’s…

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Airbus A400M Buyer Nations Sign Bailout

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 07:56 AM PDT

European nations gave formal backing to a EUR€3.5 billion (USD$5 billion) rescue deal for Airbus’s A400M military lifter on Thursday, ending a drawn-out battle to save the project … Photo:…

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Boeing Takes 18 Orders In Latest Week

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 07:54 AM PDT

Boeing said it took orders for 18 commercial aircraft in the week ended April 5, all but one of them for its best-selling 737 …

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EU Seeks Views On Aid For Airlines, Airports

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 07:52 AM PDT

European Union regulators launched a consultation on Thursday on whether existing rules on state aid for airlines and airports should be brought up to date to take into account market changes in…

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BA Pension Trustee Resigns Over Payout Cut

Posted: 08 Apr 2011 07:50 AM PDT

A British Airways pension scheme trustee has resigned over the airline’s decision to cut pension payments by 20 percent …

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