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FlyBLACK launches new solution for private jet flyers

FlyBLACK has announced the launch of a new business model for the private jet industry that is designed for the digital age, the company said. Operating as a private jet booking platform, the … Continue reading “FlyBLACK launches new solution for private jet flyers”


Boeing names new chief information officer effective in May

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has announced it has appointed Susan Doniz as the company´s chief information officer and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics, effective in May, the company said. She … Continue reading “Boeing names new chief information officer effective in May”


Fly Leasing reports Q4 2019 net income of USD 75.2m

Ireland-based aircraft leasing company Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) has reported net income of USD 75.2m, or USD 2.43 per share for the fourth quarter 2019, compared to net income of USD 31.0 … Continue reading “Fly Leasing reports Q4 2019 net income of USD 75.2m”


World ATM Congress lists Maverick awards finalists

World ATM Congress has announced finalists for the inaugural Maverick awards that recognize achievements in innovation, collaboration and sustainability in air traffic management (ATM), the company said. World ATM Congress is the world´s … Continue reading “World ATM Congress lists Maverick awards finalists”


KLM-BCG, Virgin Atlantic partner to digitize operations

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) have announced Virgin Atlantic Airways has appointed the partnership to support the airline in optimizing and digitizing operations, the company said. The KLM-BCG … Continue reading “KLM-BCG, Virgin Atlantic partner to digitize operations”


Dassault Aviation completes more flight tests on combat air vehicle demonstrator

DGA, the French defense procurement agency, has announced that Neuron unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator of Dassault Aviation has completed a fifth round of flight tests to inform future decisions about the FCAS … Continue reading “Dassault Aviation completes more flight tests on combat air vehicle demonstrator”


GA-ASI ground tests air-to-space laser communication system

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has announced ground testing of its Airborne Laser Communication System (ALCoS), linking with a satellite in Geo-synchronous Earth Orbit (GEO), the company said. GA-ASI conducted the test … Continue reading “GA-ASI ground tests air-to-space laser communication system”


India approves purchase of US helicopters for armed forces

India´s Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has announced the approval of a USD 3.5bn defense expenditure to purchase 24 Sikorsky MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopters for the Indian navy and six Boeing AH-64E Apache … Continue reading “India approves purchase of US helicopters for armed forces”


Airbus partners with MBDA to develop demonstrators for remote carriers

Airbus has announced it has joined forces with Europe´s missile systems house MBDA to develop demonstrators for Remote Carriers, the company said. The decision followed the awarding of the Phase 1A Demonstrators contract … Continue reading “Airbus partners with MBDA to develop demonstrators for remote carriers”


Paine Field reaches milestone of 1m passengers in 11 months of operation

Seattle´s Paine Field has announced it reached a milestone in passenger traffic as the one millionth traveler entered the airport, 11 months after the airport broke ground, the company said. Paine Field represents … Continue reading “Paine Field reaches milestone of 1m passengers in 11 months of operation”


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