Aviation News Releases Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space and Tourism, Airline Tickets: “A commitment to reducing energy consumption” plus 22 more

Aviation News Releases Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space and Tourism, Airline Tickets: “A commitment to reducing energy consumption” plus 22 more

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A commitment to reducing energy consumption

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 07:23 AM PDT

Airbus’ priority commitment for conserving and creating energy is being expanded with ambitious targets of its blue5 environmental initiative – which is part of a company-wide effort at its…

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Boeing Statement on Thai Airways International’s Selection of 777-300ERs, 787s

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 07:22 AM PDT

SEATTLE, June 2011 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] is delighted that the Thai Airways International (THAI) board of directors has authorized the purchase of six 777-300ER (extended range) jetliners. Boeing…

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Bombardier Expands Customer Response Team in France, Eastern Europe and South Africa

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 07:17 AM PDT

Comes on heels of bolstered support in Europe − added capacity at Schiphol Service Centre, Mobile Response Team and Aircraft Training . Bombardier Aerospace today reaffirmed its …

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Airbus presents a panoramic view of 2050

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 07:12 AM PDT

Intelligent cabin interiors replace class system for a bespoke flying experience . Leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus, in advance of the Paris Airshow “Le Bourget”, today invited the…

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NASA News: NASA Selects Five Firms For General Construction Contracts

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 07:09 AM PDT

HOUSTON — NASA has selected five firms for awards under a $400 million solicitation to perform large general construction projects. The work will be performed at NASA’s Johnson Space Center,…

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BrahMos Aerospace To Add Hypersonic Missile

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 07:03 AM PDT

By Jay Menon . NEW DELHI — Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace expects to start developing a new hypersonic missile, the BrahMos-2,…

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Frontier Pilots May Get Stake In Carrier

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 07:01 AM PDT

By Andrew Compart andrew_compart@aviationweek.com . Pilots at Frontier Airlines could get an equity stake in the carrier in a cost-cutting deal signed with…

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U.S. Navy Radar Testing Center Goes Dark

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:59 AM PDT

By Michael Fabey . Washington . Even on an island of unique buildings anchoring the premiere U.S. Navy maritime testing grounds for the service’s most …

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ATR Expects Record Order Intake In Paris

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:57 AM PDT

By Robert Wall wall@aviationweek.com . PARIS . ATR expects to announce record order intake at the Paris air show next week, driving full year order intake…

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Navy Radar Efforts Solidify BMD Commitment

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:54 AM PDT

By Michael Fabey . Washington . Contractors vying for the U.S. Navy’s proposed Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) say they can deliver the system for much …

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Part 121 Rules May Come to Part 135 Carriers

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:52 AM PDT

By Kerry Lynch FAA, in the throes of finalizing new flight, rest and duty regulations for Part 121 carriers, is considering extending the rules to Part…

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China Aviation Boosts Trading To Fuel Growth

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:49 AM PDT

Asia’s top jet fuel buyer China Aviation Oil is expanding trading as it looks to profit from growing air travel across the region, breaking away from its traditional role as the main buyer of fuel…

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Eritrean Volcanic Ash Threatens Air Travel

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:47 AM PDT

A long-dormant volcano has erupted in Eritrea, monitors said, spewing a huge ash cloud across the Horn of Africa, threatening air travel and curtailing a visit by US Secretary of State Hillary…

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Grupo Mexico To Boost Airport Operator Stake

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:45 AM PDT

Mexican miner Grupo Mexico said it plans to increase its stake in airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico through a share acquisition …

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HK Air To Announce Plane Orders In Paris

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:43 AM PDT

Hong Kong Airlines said it would announce orders for Airbus and Boeing aircraft, including a single-digit number of Airbus A380 jets, at the Paris Airshow next week … Photo: Alex Chau

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US Airlines Seek Delay In New Bag, Fare Rules

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:39 AM PDT

US airlines want the government to push back deadlines requiring more transparency on bag fees and fare information as well as a mandate to boost compensation for passengers involuntarily bumped…

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Thai Air Expects Lower Q2 Profit

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:37 AM PDT

Thai Airways expects lower second-quarter net profit and revenue than in the first quarter due to seasonal factors, led by wet weather, President Piyasvasti Amranand told reporters …

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Air Canada Customer Agents Go On Strike

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:16 AM PDT

The union representing customer service and ticket sales agents at Air Canada has gone on strike after failing to reach a new agreement with the country’s biggest airline …

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Qatar Air May Go Public In 2011

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:14 AM PDT

Qatar Airways, the Gulf Arab state’s flagship carrier, is considering an initial public offering in 2011, its chief executive said on Tuesday …

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United Continental Ground Workers To Choose Union

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:12 AM PDT

US ground workers at United Continental will start voting from July 7 to decide which of their two unions will represent them at the merged airline company, the US National Mediation Board said on…

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US Airlines Collect USD$5.7 Billion In Fees

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:10 AM PDT

US airlines collected 10 percent more in fees last year to check bags and change reservations, raising more than USD$5.7 billion that helped them hold down losses from sharply higher fuel costs…

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WestJet Not Betting On Big Air Canada Disruptions

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:05 AM PDT

WestJet Airlines has no firm plans at this point to add extra capacity in the event of a strike at bigger rival Air Canada, chief executive Gregg Saretsky said on Monday, adding that the union…

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Cathay Pacific Hit By Japan Earthquake

Posted: 14 Jun 2011 06:01 AM PDT

Cathay Pacific’s revenue from Japan will remain low in 2011 after the devastating earthquake and nuclear meltdown continue to keep passengers away, its chief operating officer said …

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