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Winner of 2012 “Destino: Latinoamerica” Video Contest

United Airlines today announced the winner of its “Destino: Latinoamerica” video contest for Hispanic college students, part of United’s support of the Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund. Visitors to Adelante!’s Facebook page selected the winning video from among four finalists. Geovanna Chavez, 18, of Brooklyn, N.Y., a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering at Polytechnic Institute […]

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Ethiopian to fly Addis-Frankfurt Route with B787

Ethiopian Airlines announce that it has started daily service on its Addis-Frankfurt route v.v. using its brand new and ultra modern B787- Dreamliner as of October 27, 2012. Frankfurt, the financial center of Europe, is a major Star Alliance hub and an important part of Ethiopian extensive worldwide network. Ethiopian currently has daily flights from […]

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United Reports October 2012 Operational Performance

United Continental Holdings, Inc. today reported October 2012 combined operational results for its airline units. UAL’s consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) in October 2012 decreased 3.3 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) decreased 4.4 percent versus October 2011. UAL’s consolidated load factor in October 2012 increased 0.9 points compared to October 2011. UAL’s October […]

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TransAsia Airways orders six additional A321neo

TransAsia Airways of Taiwan has placed a firm order with Airbus for another six A321neo aircraft. The new aircraft will be part of the airline’s fleet expansion and will allow it to develop new routes to regional destinations. The aircraft will be powered by Pratt and Whitney PW1100G engines.   The latest contract takes TransAsia […]

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ATM teams from Airbus and EADS to participate in seven SESAR JU Integrated Flight Trials

Airbus and its air traffic management (ATM) subsidiaries – Airbus ProSky, Quovadis and Metron Aviation – together with the EADS division Cassidian, have all been selected to participate in the upcoming SESAR Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) Integrated Flight Trials. The SESAR JU programme involves a large number of stakeholders in key locations across the North […]

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Brazil will require nearly 1,100 new aircraft in next 20 years

According to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF), Brazil will need 1,060 new aircraft between 2012 and 2031. The 700 single-aisle, 310 twin-aisle and 50 very large aircraft forecasted have an estimated current market value of $160.7 billion and are expected to help meet the demand of domestic and foreign carriers as well as […]

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Boeing Begins Construction of Salmon Habitat

Northwest salmon are closer to getting a much needed resting area for their annual migration down the industrial Duwamish Waterway now that Boeing  has begun the initial rough grading that will start the construction for a new wildlife habitat. Approximately 2.3 acres (0.9 hectares) of uplands at the north end of Plant 2 in Seattle […]

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Ethiopian Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Flights to China

Ethiopian Airlines celebrates anniversaries of inaugural flights to 14 destinations in the month of November. Notable among them is the inaugural flight to Beijing operated with Boeing 720 on November 7, 1973, thus marking 40 years of uninterrupted service to China. A pioneer in African aviation, Ethiopian was the first African carrier and the fourth […]

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Jet Aviation adds three aircraft in the Middle East

Jet Aviation has recently signed aircraft management and flight support agreements for three new aircraft in the Middle East, bringing the total number of the company’s fleet in the region to 22 aircraft. Jet Aviation is exhibiting at MEBA exhibition, booth #590. Jet Aviation added a Challenger 300, a Gulfstream G550 and a Global 5000 […]

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Boeing Rotates Several Executives in Defense, Space & Security Unit

Boeing is rotating assignments for several executives in its Defense, Space & Security unit, demonstrating its commitment to talent development as it continues to pursue the growth and affordability strategy it has followed since 2010. “Our people and innovation are our competitive advantages,” said Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. […]