Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA Sets Launch Date And Media Credential Deadlines For Final Shuttle Flight” plus 20 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA Sets Launch Date And Media Credential Deadlines For Final Shuttle Flight” plus 20 more

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NASA Sets Launch Date And Media Credential Deadlines For Final Shuttle Flight

Posted: 20 May 2011 08:24 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA’s final space shuttle flight is targeted to launch July 8 at about 11:40 a.m. EDT from the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Four veteran astronauts will fly aboard shuttle…

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Embraer announces new head of institutional relations

Posted: 20 May 2011 08:20 AM PDT

Jackson Schneider, an executive with vast experience in the area, is the Company’s new Vice President of Institutional Relations . ​São José dos Campos, May 20, 2011 – Embraer has…

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Boeing Honors Supplier Performance Excellence

Posted: 20 May 2011 08:17 AM PDT

SEATTLE, May 2011 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has recognized 16 companies as top suppliers for their superior performance and ability to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction in 2010. The…

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UTair takes delivery of the first ATR 72-500 to operate in Russia

Posted: 20 May 2011 08:14 AM PDT

The Russian air carrier UTair has taken delivery of its first ATR 72-500 aircraft, which is also the first one of this type to be operating in Russia. UTair and ATR recently announced an order …

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NASA News: Commander Mark Kelly’s Statement About Future Of Space Program

Posted: 20 May 2011 08:10 AM PDT

HOUSTON — During media interviews today, NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, commander of the STS-134 space shuttle mission aboard the International Space Station, made the following statement about…

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Senators Ask For JSF Alternatives

Posted: 20 May 2011 08:25 AM PDT

By Jen DiMascio . After more than a decade of pursuing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, members of the Senate Armed Services…

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Tiger Buying Share Of Grounded Mandala

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:57 AM PDT

By Leithen Francis . Singapore-based airline group Tiger Airways is moving into the Indonesian market by buying a 33% stake in Mandala Airlines, a low-cost…

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India Now Wants Hundreds Of UAVs

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:55 AM PDT

By Neelam Mathews . New Delhi . India is increasing procurement of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), a critical need in light of the insurgency it is fighting…

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LAN Airlines Order Doubles Boeing 767 Bookings

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:51 AM PDT

By Michael Mecham . LAN Airlines’ order of five Boeing 767-300ERs doubles Boeing’s count for the civilian version of the twin-engine jet this year and helped…

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Panelist: SpaceX Costs Offer Hope For NASA

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:48 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . A comparison of what it cost Space Exploration Technologies, Inc. (SpaceX) to develop the Falcon 9 launch vehicle, and …

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Qantas Flight Turns Back After Engine Shutdown

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:44 AM PDT

A Qantas Airways flight returned to Bangkok on Friday after pilots were forced to shut down one of the aircraft’s engines, the latest in a string of incidents involving Rolls-Royce engines…

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Germany Gives Emirates Cold Shoulder – Report

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:42 AM PDT

Germany’s transport ministry is giving Emirates the cold shoulder by refusing to hold talks on granting the Dubai-based airline rights to land in Berlin, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported on…

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Robinsons Eyes 30 More Philippines Hotels

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:38 AM PDT

Philippine property developer Robinsons Land said on Friday it was looking to expand its budget hotel business and use at least half of the USD$317 million it raised from a stock rights offer last…

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Gol 1907: Brazil Convicts One Controller For 2006 Crash

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:33 AM PDT

A Brazilian federal court convicted one air traffic controller and acquitted another for their role in the crash of a domestic airliner over the Amazon rain forest that killed 154 people in 2006…

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Virgin Australia Targets Business Market

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:31 AM PDT

Virgin Australia aims to capture 20 percent of the Australian business air travel market, its chief executive said on Friday, but he declined to reveal the airline’s Asian plans …

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Thai Air Board Approves New Regional Airline

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:25 AM PDT

The board of Thai Airways on Friday approved in principle a plan to set up a new regional airline to tap strong demand for air traffic in Asia and win back market share in the face of growing…

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Boeing Takes Orders For 10 Planes In Latest Week

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:23 AM PDT

Boeing said on Thursday that it took new orders for 10 planes in the week that ended on Tuesday, bringing its net commercial plane order total to 127 for the year …

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‘Miracle On The Hudson’ Pilot Joins CBS News

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:21 AM PDT

Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot behind the 2009 emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River, is joining CBS News as aviation and safety expert … Photo: Ingrid Taylar

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UPS Says Global Trade Is Driving Growth

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:04 AM PDT

The US economy is growing in fits and starts, and the real driver for US companies is global trade, United Parcel Service Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn said … Photo: Pawel…

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US Airline Demand Up, But More Cuts Coming

Posted: 20 May 2011 07:01 AM PDT

US airlines said on Thursday that bookings were strong heading into summer, but higher fuel prices were pressuring profits and Delta Air Lines said it would cut capacity further in response…

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Air Canada Pilots Reject Tentative Agreement

Posted: 20 May 2011 06:58 AM PDT

Pilots at Air Canada rejected a tentative agreement on Thursday, sending the union and the airline back to bargaining …

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