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New engineering scholarship by Gulfstream

  Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. established the Dan D. Nale Engineering Scholarship Endowment Fund for students who are pursuing degrees in civil, mechanical, electrical or aerospace engineering. “We are grateful to Dan for his generosity and support of our industry’s future workforce,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “During his career here, Dan made a...

Norwegian Inaugurates Chicago to Barcelona Route

Norwegian launched its first flight from Chicago to Barcelona on June 7. The new Barcelona service operates four times per week, with fares starting at $169.90 in Economy and $669.90 in Premium one way, including taxes. This summer seasonal route ends on October 26, 2019 and is operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Norwegian now offers two nonstop routes from Chicago O&rsquo...

I can count the stars during the flight

Have you thought about the emotional part of very important choice? For example, how people are choosing their future private jet? It is obvious there are a lot of factors: budget, operational costs, destinations to fly etc. But how important is the emotional, less rational perception of the aircraft? My personal opinion – small details can make my choice. So please, let me share the deta...

New Era for Airport Slot Allocation

Airports Council International (ACI) World, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Worldwide Airport Coordinators Group (WWACG) announced the agreement of a new governance structure for the WSG that puts the interests of the traveling public at the center of the process. Airport operators, airlines, and slot coordinators will now play an equal role in determining the global gu...

Qatar Airways Celebrates Opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ With Thousands of Fans

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part in the much-anticipated celebrations at last night’s kick-off of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. Included amongst the many activities supported by the airline ahead of the first fixture between host France and Korea Republic, was a specially designed...

Airbus Orders & Deliveries - May 2019

Airbus booked an order for one ACJ320neo corporate jetliner in May and delivered 81 aircraft from all members of its in-production jetliner product line during the month, which were received by 49 customers. The ACJ320neo acquisition was by an undisclosed customer – bringing overall bookings for NEO versions of the A319/A320/A321 Family to 6,505. Overall sales for the Airbus A320 Family o...

High-altitude operation certified - BELL 505 Jet Ranger X

Type Certification expansion is announced following the completion of high-altitude performance testing in Nepal “The Bell 505 is the most advanced short light single helicopter in the world, and we are proud to bring more performance to our operator’s missions,” said LaShan Bonaparte, program director, Bell 505 and Bell 429. “High-altitude demonstrations are another tes...

EmbraerX presents Beacon, a business platform to streamline the aviation services ecosystem

The future of work, the sharing economy, and the ever-evolving digital environment have set the stage for a new business platform that will serve a diversified fleet of aircraft, designated Beacon, unveiled by EmbraerX. This innovative platform is designed to connect and synchronize industry resources, the aftermarket supply chain, and aviation services professionals in a more agile and efficient...

Rostec to finance civil aviation projects with over $600 million

Novikombank, part of Russia’s State Corporation Rostec, concluded a number of agreements during the XXIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019) to finance the holdings of the Corporation's aviation cluster, namely United Engine Corporation (UEC) and Russian Helicopters. Among key target projects were the modern PD-14 and VK-2500 aircraft engines and a number...

The inaugural transatlantic flight of La Compagnie’s first A321neo

Congratulations! The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport. On lease from GECAS, La Compagnie’s A321neo is powered by CFM International LEAP 1A new generation engines and f...

Gulfstream design teams and Gulfstream G650ER earn accolades

Do you agree if we say that getting International Yacht & Aviation Awards for the third consecutive year is quite an achievement? Bravo! Congratulations!  Gulfstream got International Yacht & Aviation Awards for its interior and industrial design! “The consistent performance Gulfstream has had in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards is further proof...

As a child what did you dream of becoming when you grew up?

Among a lot of thing not to be missed at the Paris Air Show 2019, here is one of amazing one, letting you dream even more and discover the Artificial Intelligence. The digital revolution affords us a glimpse of the true potential of IoT, Cybersecurity, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, and the threats they could pose. Of these four digital technology pillars, none are more evocative as...