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Shippers Brace for Impending 100% Air Cargo Screening Requirement

July 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Shippers Brace for Impending 100% Air Cargo Screening Requirement

NEWARK, N.J. – On Aug. 1, the Transportation Security Administration will move to a 100 percent air freight screening requirement. Delays on TSA certification of scanning equipment, trust issues regarding international protocol differences and shippers’ concerns over sensitive or high-value cargo are adding to the general belief that the August deadline may not be met, […]

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Boeing Unveils Unmanned Phantom Eye Demonstrator

July 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Unveils Unmanned Phantom Eye Demonstrator

ST. LOUIS – Boeing today unveiled the hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system, a demonstrator that will stay aloft at 65,000 feet for up to four days.

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GE and AVIC Providing Systems for China’s First Large Commercial Aircraft

July 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on GE and AVIC Providing Systems for China’s First Large Commercial Aircraft

SHANGHAI – Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd today announced that GE Aviation Systems and AVIC Systems, the partners to a proposed AVIC GE joint venture, have been selected to provide the avionics core processing system, display system and on-board maintenance system for the newly launched C919 single-aisle aircraft.

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Potential Settlement Agreement Putting an End to Class Action in the Cargo Sector in the United States

July 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Potential Settlement Agreement Putting an End to Class Action in the Cargo Sector in the United States

Air France, KLM and Martinair have entered into an agreement to settle damage claims brought against them in the United States alleging violations of the antitrust laws in connection with air cargo shipping services.

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Hong Kong Aviation Capital to Acquire Three New A320 Aircraft Under Sale-Leaseback to Indigo

July 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Hong Kong Aviation Capital to Acquire Three New A320 Aircraft Under Sale-Leaseback to Indigo

SYDNEY – Hong Kong Aviation Capital, a leading investor in the global aviation sector, today announced new leases of three new Airbus 320 aircraft to IndiGo Airlines of India. The leases will start on delivery of the aircraft new from Airbus to IndiGo in 2011.

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Transportation and Aviation Leaders Launch Sustainable Biofuels Initiative

July 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Transportation and Aviation Leaders Launch Sustainable Biofuels Initiative

SEATTLE, WA – Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Portland International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport and Washington State University today announced a strategic initiative to promote aviation biofuel development in the Pacific Northwest.

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New Air Travel Information Website: airlikes.com

July 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on New Air Travel Information Website: airlikes.com

Launched in March 2010, airlikes.com is a new air travel information and reviews website. With more than 1,400 airlines and over 4,000 airports in its database, airlikes.com allows its visitors to find information and share their experiences of their flights or experiences at airports.

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