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Essential news for 12 Jun 2018

Hawaiian Airlines receives its first U.S.-produced aircraft

Also Airbus’ first U.S.-delivered NEO aircraft Hawaiian Airlines has taken delivery of its first U.S.-produced A321. The aircraft, delivered from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, is also the first new engine option aircraft (NEO) delivered from Airbus’ U.S. facility. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney PW1000G high-bypass geared turbofan engine. Executiv...

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Leonardo supports innovation for the safety of critical infrastructures

Choosing a start-up and an innovative project in a sector of interest and an integral part of Leonardo's business A multiaxial stress sensor project awarded within the TR35 event organised by MIT Technology Review Italia with the Bologna Business School; a second award assigned to the start-up Kuaternion, thanks to the development of software for interpreting satellite images The dissem...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 1.5 million passengers during the first five months

During the first five months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 1.56 million passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 11 percent.  National air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 631,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 176,000 passengers. 1.34 mln. passengers (86% of passenger traffi...

AsBAA Deepens Cooperation with Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore at Annual Safety Day

AsBAA, the Asian region’s non-profit representative association for business aviation held a Safety Day in which it hosted the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and industry experts to speak on topics affecting safety in the business and general aviation industry in Asia (BA/GA). The Safety Day was held on day one of Singapore Business Aviation Week 2018, a growing programme of...