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Essential news for 11 Jul 2019

World Circumnavigation Speed Record has been Beaten

Today, at 12:12:23 UTC the history was made - beating the world record for any aircraft flying over the North and South poles!  Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding, Astronaut Terry Virts and crew on board of Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER aircraft with record time of the mission of 46 hours, 39 minutes and 38 seconds! “Our mission, titled One More Orbi...

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Hahn Air welcomes eight new airline partners

Hahn Air announced the integration of eight additional airlines into its global network of more than 350 air, rail and shuttle companies in the second quarter of 2019. The new additions bring the total number of new partners for this year up to 22. Six of the newly integrated partners are expanding their distribution reach by using the Hahn Air product HR-169 and thereby making their fligh...

FACC increases sales, earnings below prior-year quarter

FACC AG started 2019 with a slight increase in revenues, but a decline in profits. Compared to the previous year, Group revenues increased moderately by 2.2 % to EUR 193.7 million in the first quarter. However, reported earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) amounted to EUR 7.4 million and were thus, as expected and already communicated, below the level of the first quarter of the previous year...