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Delta Adds New and Enhanced Service at Los Angeles

Business and leisure customers benefit from airline’s continued LAX expansion Delta Air Lines will debut increased domestic service beginning this fall at Los Angeles International Airport with new daily flights to four destinations and expanded service to nine existing markets. Delta currently operates more than 115 peak-day departures to 40 destinations from Los Angeles, and […]

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Eurocopter will Land Quieter

Eurocopter develops a new flight guidance concept for quieter helicopter landing procedures Eurocopter has successfully demonstrated new landing procedures relying on augmented satellite guidance that can be tailored to more completely comply with the local environmental requirements. These new landing procedures were validated with a twin-engine Eurocopter EC155 during flight tests performed as part of […]

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United Airlines Expands Mobile App

Adds new features; mobile boarding pass scanning to be available at all U.S. locations United Airlines today announced refreshed applications for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry 10 that include streamlined user interfaces along with a new feature, also available on Windows Phone 8, which will enable customers to manage their travel in real time during irregular […]

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Wizz Tours to Debut its Online Travel Platform

Wizz Tours, the new online travel platform designed to bring more convenience and savings to holidaymakers, was today presented in Warsaw and Budapest. For the very first time Wizz Air is entering the package holiday market, widening its consumer friendly offer to existing passengers and capturing new customers. The new package holidays will go on […]

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Hawaiian Airlines Introduces State-of-the-Art A330 Simulator

For the first time in decades, pilots can complete training on-site at Hawaiian’s own facilities Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s largest and longest serving airline, has unveiled a state-of-the-art Airbus A330 Full Flight Simulator (FFS) at its corporate headquarters to provide on-site training for its pilots. The simulator is manufactured by Sim-Industries, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, […]

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Bombardier Completes CSeries Aircraft Ground Vibration Tests

Bombardier Completes CSeries Aircraft Ground Vibration Tests and Final Software Upgrades in Preparation for First Flight Bombardier Aerospace announced today that ground vibration tests, as well as software upgrades and corresponding tests, have been completed on the first CSeries aircraft – Flight Test Vehicle 1 (FTV1). In addition, Safety of Flight (SOF) statements from all […]

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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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Boeing Engineering Realigns for Future Growth and Competitiveness

Boeing Commercial Airplanes Engineering Realigns for Future Growth and Competitiveness Establishes new centers for Engineering design, Propulsion and Out-of-Production Support Boeing today announced it is establishing new centers for engineering design, propulsion and out-of-production airplane support for Commercial Airplanes as it continues to lay the foundation for increased competitiveness and profitable growth in its second century. […]

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Bombardier Targeting Longer Maintenance Check for CSeries

Bombardier Targeting Longer Maintenance Check Intervals for CSeries Aircraft Prior to Entry-into-Service Bombardier Aerospace announced today at its European Regional Review in Munich, Germany that prior to the airliner’s entry-into-service, it is targeting CSeries aircraft line maintenance checks at intervals of 850 flight hours and base maintenance checks at intervals of 8,500 flight hours. Bombardier has […]

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Boeing-built WGS-5 Satellite Enhances Tactical Communications

Boeing-built WGS-5 Satellite Enhances Tactical Communications for Warfighters 5th Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft sends 1st signals from orbit Satellite functioning and ready for post-launch testing Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the fifth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite it is delivering to the U.S. Air Force to give warfighters greater access to fast, secure communications that […]