Daily Archives: November 10, 2011
European leisure charter carrier Small Planet Airlines (SPA) further expands its sales force by entering the Benelux and France markets. This expansion will allow the airline to gain even stronger position in Western Europe.
Vytautas Kaikaris, CEO of Small Planet… Continue reading
Navy test pilot Lt. Chris Tabert flies F-35C test aircraft CF-3 off the TC-7 steam catapult at NAS Patuxent River Nov. 4. The launch was the first time the test catapult here launched an F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.… Continue reading
NASA’s most advanced mobile robotic laboratory, which will examine one of the most intriguing areas on Mars, is in final preparations for a launch from Florida’s Space Coast at 10:25 a.m. EST on Nov. 25.
The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)… Continue reading
Dubai’s Emirates , the rapidly expanding Gulf Arab carrier, is looking at the more resilient Islamic finance market to fund aircraft deliveries as international banks back out of plane deals because of the euro zone debt crisis.
European lenders, especially… Continue reading
• Increase of full-year guidance for orders, revenues, EBIT* before one-off and Free Cash Flow
• Order intake up 63 percent to € 93.9 billion in nine-month 2011; order book reaches record level of € 503 billion
• Revenues up… Continue reading
Airbus pre Final Assembly Line (FAL) activities have started although with some delay due to the late availability of some key composite and detailed parts. The start of the FAL is now scheduled for the first quarter of 2012. Entry… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, announced that Bristow Group Inc. has signed a contract for six AW189 helicopters plus options for additional aircraft. The aircraft will be used to perform offshore transport missions. The contract marks a further expansion of the fleet of AgustaWestland… Continue reading
The Type 4 Advanced Mission Computer (AMC) will replace the current Type… Continue reading
LRIP-II is the follow-on to an initial LRIP-I contract awarded in January to provide six… Continue reading
Emirates is the largest 777 customer with 95 777s currently in its… Continue reading