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Horizon Air, Hillsboro Aero Academy launch pilot recruitment program

Hillsboro Aero Academy (HAA) and Horizon Air have signed an agreement to establish a pilot development program, which will provide a tuition stipend to students pursuing an aviation career, the company said. The … Continue reading “Horizon Air, Hillsboro Aero Academy launch pilot recruitment program”


Aircraft Technical acquires CaseBank Technologies

Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) has acquired CaseBank Technologies, Inc., adding capabilities that improve productivity, compliance and business performance by managing maintenance processes, the company said. The acquisition joins two complementary solutions that help … Continue reading “Aircraft Technical acquires CaseBank Technologies”


Adacel to supply Columbian AF with ATC tower simulator

Adacel Systems Inc. has been awarded a contract to supply an air traffic control (ATC) tower simulator system (TSS) to the Colombian Air Force, the company said. The Adacel MaxSim TSS will include … Continue reading “Adacel to supply Columbian AF with ATC tower simulator”


ExcelAire adds Cessna Citation Latitude to fleet

ExcelAire has added a Cessna Citation Latitude to its fleet of business jets, the company said. The company´s new Citation Latitude features a stand-up cabin with seating for nine passengers and two crew. … Continue reading “ExcelAire adds Cessna Citation Latitude to fleet”


American Airlines reports 16.8bn in November 2016 RPMs

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported November 2016 revenue passenger miles (RPMs) were 16.822 billion, compared to 16,856 billion, down 0.2 percent in November 2015, the company said. The company said total … Continue reading “American Airlines reports 16.8bn in November 2016 RPMs”


Vricon approved as GSA vendor

Vricon has been awarded a five-year, Schedule 70 contract with the US General Services Administration (GSA), which adds Vricon to a pre-approved list of technology companies for federal purchases, the company said. The … Continue reading “Vricon approved as GSA vendor”


Turbine Conversions, P&WC partner in Cessna 206 conversion

Turbine Conversions, Ltd. and Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX), have signed a long-term contract for the sale of PT6A-21 engines to power the recently announced … Continue reading “Turbine Conversions, P&WC partner in Cessna 206 conversion”


United reports 1.7% increase in November 2016 RPMs

United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) has reported November 2016 consolidated revenue passenger miles (RPMs) of 16,189,556, compared to 15,923,799 in November 2015, an increase of 1.7 percent. The company reported consolidated capacity (available seat … Continue reading “United reports 1.7% increase in November 2016 RPMs”


Virgin America reports 1.03bn in November 2016 traffic

Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) has reported its November 2016 traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) was 1,030,629,000 compared to 885,777,000 in November 2015, an increase of 16.4 percent, the company said. The … Continue reading “Virgin America reports 1.03bn in November 2016 traffic”


United adds Boeing 777 aircraft to 2017 fleet

United Airlines has added the Boeing 777-300ER to its 2017 flight schedules, which marks the debut of its new wide-body cabin design, the company said. The airline features United Polaris business class seats … Continue reading “United adds Boeing 777 aircraft to 2017 fleet”


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