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Eurocopter Delivers EC225s to Asian Oil and Gas Operators

The deliveries of three new EC225s to customers in Vietnam and Malaysia further expands the fleet of Eurocopter’s workhorse helicopter deployed worldwide in demanding operating conditions of the offshore oil and gas industry. EC225 deliveries involve the Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South), along with Awan Inspirasi Sdn Bhd (AISB) and MHS Aviation – both […]

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Delta Air Lines Acquires 49 Percent Stake in Virgin Atlantic

Delta Air Lines Acquires 49 Percent Stake in Virgin Atlantic and Marks the Date with New Codeshare And Frequent Flyer Partnership Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. today detailed a codeshare agreement across 108 routes* that offers customers seamless connections to 66 destinations across North America and the U.K. Today’s codeshare announcement coincides […]

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Eurocopter to Support 24 Royal Air Force Puma Mk2 Helicopters

Eurocopter UK receives contract to support the 24 Royal Air Force Puma Mk2 helicopters it is upgrading for the UK Ministry of Defence Eurocopter UK’s role in maintaining the United Kingdom’s military helicopter capabilities has been further expanded with the award of a three-year support contract for the fleet of 24 Royal Air Force Puma Mk2 […]

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Boeing Completes 2 Test Milestones for NASA Commercial Crew Program

Boeing Completes 2 Test Milestones for NASA Commercial Crew Program-CST-100 integrated model evaluated in wind tunnel-Centaur rocket stage tested for human spaceflight By successfully completing two significant tests of the integrated Commercial Crew Transportation System, Boeing and United Launch Alliance (ULA) have moved the United States closer to regaining its capability to return humans to […]

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Qantas Casts Nasa`s Mars Rover in Frequent Flyer Campaign

Qantas has been given permission by NASA to use its Mars Rover ‘Curiosity’ in a new campaign for its Frequent Flyer program. A replica of the car-sized rover will feature in television, outdoor, social media and digital advertising from next month in a campaign designed to encourage over 9 million Frequent Flyer members to discover […]

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EADS Raises 2013 Commercial Aircraft Orders

EADS raises its gross order intake guidance at Airbus for commercial aircraft for the full year 2013. Based on a current order intake of 514 gross commercial aircraft orders at the end of April 2013 and strong commercial activity, EADS is now expecting new gross orders to be comfortably above 800 aircraft in 2013. More: New EADS Leadership Team […]

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New EADS Leadership Team Holds First AGM

EADS today welcomed shareholders to its Annual General Meeting in Amsterdam. The meeting, which saw the adoption of all proposed resolutions, marked the first such event for the Group’s new leadership team following the governance changes earlier this year. More: Sébastien Remy appointed Head of EADS Innovation Works Denis Ranque (left) chaired the meeting for the first time as […]

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SGGAC Orders EC225 and AS350 B3e helicopters

Eurocopter to supply EC225 and AS350 B3e helicopters in an expansion of its relationship with China’s State Grid General Aviation Company SGGAC China’s largest helicopter operator in the power and electricity sectors, the State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC), has ordered one EC225 and two AS350 B3e rotorcraft to support the country’s electrical grid development and build […]

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Sébastien Remy appointed Head of EADS Innovation Works

Sébastien Remy, 52, has been appointed Head of Innovation Works, effective 1 June 2013. In his new role he will lead the Group’s network of research centres with a highly skilled workforce of more than 800 employees worldwide. Sébastien will report directly to Jean Botti, EADS Chief Technical Officer. His office will be located at the EADS Innovation […]

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Bombardier Honours Top Operators and Suppliers

Bombardier Honours 21 Top Operators and Suppliers for Exceptional Performance Bombardier recognized 15 airlines and six suppliers at its European Regional Review today, where it continued a long-standing tradition of the Airline Reliability Performance Awards and In-Service Supplier Top Achievement Recognition (STAR) Awards. “Achieving operational excellence is about building a strong community, and we are […]