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FedEx Celebrates Five Years Supporting Action for Children

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is celebrating five years of providing volunteering, financial aid and logistical support to children’s charity Action for Children.  Since 2010, FedEx team members have vo...

Boeing Upbeat on Dubai Airshow

 Despite a huge backlog of orders and Gulf economies affected by the low price of oil, American aviation giant Boeing has high hopes for solid sales of commercial and military aircraft at the Dubai Airshow in November. That was the message from Boeing executives briefing a group of journalis...


Wings For Autism Lands At Portland International Airport To Help Families Practice Air Travel

As the Alaska Airlines jet "touched down" at Portland International Airport at the end of a simulated flight, Warner Huff exclaimed, "Maybe next time we come, we could go a little higher!" The 9-year-old Dallas girl was aboard the jet as part of the national Wings for Autism program, which held its first Portland event Saturday. Its goal: To give those with autism or other i...

Etihad Airways launches mobile exhibition

Etihad Airways has launched a mobile exhibition, which will show the airline's new cabin products and in-flight services around Europe. The 22 tonne model will exhibit full size mock-ups of the Residence and the First Apartment, as well as the Business Studio and Economy Smart Seats.   The mobile exhibition will make it easier for Etihad to display their products in multiple loca...

Kids hit the sky for Women in Aviation fundraiser event

Katelyn Guzman wore a huge smile as she walked across the tarmac, her thick braid fluttering in the wind. “It was cool,” said Katelyn, 10, who’d just taken a ride in a Glasair II airplane at Sun Valley Aviation. She and her mother Carolyn had come out to the “Hangar Fiesta,” a fundraiser for the new Women in Aviation Rio Grande Valley Chapter. Children were t...

Aviation experts raise $400 million to return Concorde to the skies

The most impressive passenger jet in history could return to our skies, with a committed group of fans raising nearly $400 million to see the supersonic wonder restored to its former glory. The world’s only supersonic passenger plane could return to the skies, with a group of aviation enthusiasts raising more than $400 million to see the Concorde fly again. The aircraft was retired in...

Satellite, missile test or space junk? North Korea readies launch

The satellite that North Korea launched into space three years ago circles the earth every 95 minutes at an altitude of about 540 km (335 miles), its orbit decaying. No signal has ever been detected from the crude-looking 100-kg (220-pound) hunk of black metal that the North said was mounted with cameras to take images and transmit them back to Pyongyang. The North is planning another satell...

Dayton to host aviation writers

A dozen aviation media professionals with national or international audiences will get an exclusive, in-depth look at many of the Greater Dayton region’s nationally important aviation heritage sites, during the Aviation Writers Summit, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The first National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) Aviation Writers Summit Presented by Dayton International Airport will feature exclus...

Helitech International: EHA Rotorcraft Seminars Shine Spotlight on Issues Affecting Operators

The European Helicopter Association (EHA) will stage its authoritative Rotorcraft Seminars during Helitech International, which takes place at ExCeL London from 6 - 8 October 2015. The comprehensive programme, which will be staged on 7 October, features a keynote address from Luc Tytgat, Director Strategy & Safety Management, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This will be followed by a s...

Iceland’s Aviation Museum Glows with History and Heritage

AKUREYRI, ICELAND — If you don’t read Icelandic, the clue to the location of Iceland’s aviation museum (Flugsafn Islands) is in the large nose of a Douglas DC-6 poking out the side. The museum opened its doors fifteen years ago in June 2000, and moved into its current hangar in November 2007, which is crammed full of aviation heritage from this country where the advent of flig...

Air Canada selected as charter airline for all seven Canadian NHL teams

Air Canada announced on Wednesday that it has signed a six-year agreement to be the charter airline for all seven Canadian teams in the National Hockey League. The airline’s charter service, Jetz, will be responsible for moving the Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks around the continent during a hectic...

UAS Opportunities in Business Aviation to Be Examined at NBAA2015

The ever-increasing potential for small, unmanned aircraft systems (s-UAS) in business aviation will be demonstrated by an expanded roster of s-UAS-focused exhibits, seminars and activities throughout NBAA's 2015 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015), set for Nov. 17 to 19 in Las Vegas, NV. Located on the exhibit hall floor of NBAA2015, the Innovation Zone will featur...

CBP Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske to Speak at NBAA's 2015 Convention

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that R. Gil Kerlikowske, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will speak at the Opening General Session of NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015), which runs from Nov. 17 to 19 in Las Vegas, NV. “We look forward to having Commissioner Kerlikowske join us at NBAA2015, and h...

Pope Francis Gets Presidential TFR Treatment

In preparation for the visit of Pope Francis to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City, the U.S.government erected a massive Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) over the areas where he will be greeted by millions of people. The same as those used whenever President Obama travels or goes on vacation, the TFRs affect a number of airports and flight operations and seek to ground ev...

Upcoming events

Air Charter Expo 2019

17/09/2019 - 19/09/2019
United Kingdom, London

5th Annual China Aviation Training Forum 2019

24/09/2019 - 25/09/2019
China, Sanya City

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Meet Dassault Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019

Meet DassaultFalcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019! Dassault will also be exhibiting a full-scale mockup of its new Falcon 6X ultra-widebody twinjet which is on track for certification and initial...

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