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Essential news for 15 Apr 2018

FACC introduces Aftermarket Services as a new business area

The leading aerospace company FACC taps into new business areas. Particularly noteworthy are the aftermarket services and airline business. Together with Austrian Airlines, an important launch customer, FACC presents its latest product innovation, the “Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade”. This Interiors product as well as the new business segment Aftermarket Services were presented at thi...

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The A321LR “goes long” with record-breaking flight

This variant of Airbus’ A321, which will enter service in 2018, has the longest range of any single-aisle jetliner The A321LR variant of Airbus’ A321 jetliner underscored its impressive range with a record-breaking flight from Mahé in the Seychelles islands to Toulouse, France – covering a total distance of 4,750 nautical miles in 11 hours. This milestone was reached...

Flexjet Launches Corporate Solutions to Complement Flight Department Needs

Corporate Solutions by Flexjet will assist flight departments by identifying opportunities to increase efficiency, rationalize fleets and control costs Flexjet’s tailored supplemental lift solutions can complement any corporate fleet and optimize flight department ROI Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the industry’s newest fleet of private aircraft flown by crews dedi...

Emirates hits major IFC milestone with 1 million SITAONAIR-enabled Wi-Fi sessions in March

The world’s largest international carrier, Emirates, has surpassed a staggering one million Wi-Fi sessions in March, powered by SITAONAIR’s connected aircraft expertize. It represents a major moment for inflight connectivity (IFC), highlighting passengers’ demand for services that enable them to seamlessly maintain their digital lives, by streaming, chatting, enjoying s...

Boeing HorizonX Invests in Reaction Engines, a UK Hypersonic Propulsion Company

- Hypersonic propulsion technology enables high-speed point-to-point transport - First investment in a UK company by Boeing HorizonX Ventures Boeing announced its investment in Reaction Engines Limited, a leader in advanced propulsion systems based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Reaction Engines' technology will contribute to the next generation of hypersonic flight and s...