Monthly Archives: November 2010
Geneva – The International Air Transport Association announced international traffic results for October showing a 10.1% year-on-year increase in passenger demand and a 14.4% year-on-year increase for international freight.
â€œAs we approach the end of 2010, growth is returning to… Continue reading
WASHINGTON — NASA managers have targeted space shuttle Discovery’s launch for no earlier than Dec. 17. Shuttle managers determined more tests and analysis are needed before proceeding with the STS-133 mission.
As a result, the launch status meeting planned for… Continue reading
EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is developing minor design changes to power distribution panels on the 787 and updates to the systems software that manages and protects power distribution on the airplane. These changes come… Continue reading
Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Brussels-based Jetairfly today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Next-Generation 737-800 with the new Boeing Sky Interior. Jetairfly, part of TUI Travel PLC, the largest tourism group in London, is the first European-based airline to… Continue reading
The aircraft intended to operate this service will be transported to Sydney on… Continue reading
The European Commission has adopted the sixteenth update of the list of airlines banned in the European Union. All air carriers certified in Afghanistan and Mauritania Airways are banned. One air carrier certified in Kyrgyzstan and one in Gabon are… Continue reading
NEWCASTLE, Australia â€“ BAE Systems has underlined its commitment to total performance by delivering the two most recent F/A-18 Hornets under the RAAFâ€™s Deeper Maintenance Support Contract ahead of schedule and under budget.
The BAE Systems Australia Fast Jet Support… Continue reading
HMS Ark Royal, the United Kingdomâ€™s Flagship, facilitated the last ever launch of the iconic Harrier GR9 aircraft from her decks at 0900 on 24 November 2010, approximately 40 nautical miles off the coast of Newcastle.
Joint Force Harrier, based… Continue reading
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus today unveiled a high-profile line-up of judges for its global Fly Your Ideas (FYI) competition, with the head of the German Aerospace Centre joining a Senior Vice President (SVP) from award-winning airline Emirates; the Founder of award-winning… Continue reading
The leading Baltic leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines has expanded its Western European activity by confirming plans in the United Kingdom and Ireland for winter 2010/2011. The airline will position a Boeing 737-300 at Bristol airport from December 2010, to… Continue reading
The first flight of the first PC-21 for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force & Air Defence has taken place on November 22, 2010, one year to the day after the contract was signed. The schedule agreed within the… Continue reading