Aviation News Releases Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space and Tourism, Airline Tickets: “Boeing Delivers UAE Air Force and Air Defence’s 2nd C-17” plus 22 more

Aviation News Releases Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space and Tourism, Airline Tickets: “Boeing Delivers UAE Air Force and Air Defence’s 2nd C-17” plus 22 more

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Boeing Delivers UAE Air Force and Air Defence’s 2nd C-17

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 10:14 AM PDT

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 2011 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered a second C-17 Globemaster III airlifter to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force and Air Defence today at the C-17 program’s final…

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Boeing Completes Delta System Definition Review of Crew Space Transportation Design

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 10:12 AM PDT

HOUSTON, June 13, 2011 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] on May 19 completed the Delta System Definition Review (SDR) of the company’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 space capsule design. The milestone …

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Boeing Opens New South Carolina 787 Final Assembly Building

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 10:10 AM PDT

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., June 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Elected officials and representatives from numerous community and business groups, suppliers and subcontractors joined more than 1,000 Boeing …

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Bombardier Aerospace at International Paris Air Show 2011

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 10:08 AM PDT

This year, Bombardier Aerospace returns to the International Paris Air Show with five of its industry-leading aircraft. At this important aerospace event, Bombardier will showcase its broad…

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NASA’S New Upper Stage Rocket Engine Ready For Testing

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 10:04 AM PDT

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. — NASA’s new J-2X rocket engine, which could power the upper stage of the nation’s future heavy-lift launch vehicle, is ready for its first round of testing. The fully…

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House Panel Adds $100M For Future Bomber

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:59 AM PDT

By Jen DiMascio . The House Appropriations Committee is set to debate a draft version of the fiscal 2012 defense spending bill on June 14 that adds $100…

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Demand Appears Strong For A400M

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:57 AM PDT

By Christina Mackenzie . Seville, Spain . The Airbus A400M should be the leader in the large military transport market within 10 years, reckons Antonio…

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New Alliances Shake Up Asia-Pacific Status Quo

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:56 AM PDT

By Adrian Schofield, Leithen Francis, Jens Flottau . Singapore, Singapore, Singapore . Major airline alliance moves are shaking up the balance of power in the…

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U.S., Poland Sign Military Aviation Accord

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:54 AM PDT

By Gareth Jones/Reuters . WARSAW . NATO allies Poland and the United States signed a deal on Monday for the stationing of U.S. airforce personnel on Polish…

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LightSquared Tests Confirm GPS Jamming

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:50 AM PDT

By Graham Warwick graham_warwick@aviationweek.com . WASHINGTON . Initial testing of GPS receivers confirms aircraft navigation systems will experience…

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Aquarius/SAC-D Salt-Mapper Launched

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:48 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . A Delta II launch vehicle flying from Vandenberg AFB, Calif., lofted a U.S./Argentine spacecraft on the first leg of a three-year…

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Pentagon Mulls Hurdles To Early Missile Intercept

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:46 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . Tucson, Ariz., and Washington . Nearly two years ago, Defense Secretary Robert Gates unveiled a new incremental strategy to protect much of…

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Airbus Head Says Germany Need Not Be An EADS Owner

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:44 AM PDT

The head of Airbus said aerospace parent EADS has to be protected from hostile takeovers but does not need the German state to be a shareholder for that …

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Australia, NZ Flights Resume As Ash Cloud Rises

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:42 AM PDT

A cloud of ash from an erupting volcano in Chile drifted higher over New Zealand and Australia on Monday, easing the threat to commercial aircraft, after scores of flights had been cancelled over…

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BAA Traffic Boosted By Royal Wedding, Late Easter

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:40 AM PDT

Passenger traffic at BAA’s airports increased by 9.2 percent last month compared to May 2010, with the late Easter holidays and Royal Wedding leading to more passengers at the beginning of the…

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Thai Air To Spend USD$3.9 Bln On 37 Aircraft

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:38 AM PDT

Thai Airways said on Monday its board had approved plans to acquire 37 new aircraft for THB118.6 billion baht (USD$3.9 billion) in 2011-2017 …

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EgyptAir To Resume Iraq Flights After 21 Years

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:36 AM PDT

Egypt’s national carrier EgyptAir will resume flights to Iraq in mid-July after they were halted following Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990, an official said on Sunday …

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China To Allow Individual Tourism To Taiwan

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:34 AM PDT

China said on Sunday it will start allowing its citizens to visit Taiwan as individual tourists from late this month, relaxing rules that tether mainland tourists to tightly-run groups and wooing…

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Air France Urged To Back Airbus In Plane Order

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:32 AM PDT

French parliamentarians have launched a petition calling on Air France-KLM to place a USD$20 billion – USD$25 billion plane order with Airbus and not Boeing — but airline officials said they would…

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Air Canada Customer Agents Give Strike Notice

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:29 AM PDT

The union representing customer service and ticket sales agents at Air Canada on Friday gave the airline 72 hours notice of a strike after negotiators failed to agree on a new contract…

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Tiger Airways Passenger Numbers Up 23 Pct

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:28 AM PDT

Singapore budget carrier Tiger Airways said on Thursday it carried 596,000 passengers in May, a 23 percent increase from a year earlier … Photo: Alan Chia

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Boeing Unveils New 787 Plant Amid Protest

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:25 AM PDT

Boeing opened a new USD$750 million 787 Dreamliner final assembly plant on Friday in South Carolina, even though the federal government has complained the company located the plant in a non-union…

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Hawaii Airport Screeners Face Firing After Breach

Posted: 13 Jun 2011 09:22 AM PDT

Three dozen baggage screeners at Honolulu International Airport face being fired and another dozen face discipline for security lapses, the US Transportation Security Administration said on Friday…

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