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Alaska Airlines Now Offering Inflight Wi-Fi on More Than Half Its Aircraft

July 9th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

SEATTLE, WA – Alaska Airlines is now offering Aircell’s Gogo® Inflight Internet service on more than half its aircraft, including all 55 of its Boeing 737-800s and 10 of its 737-900s.

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U.S. Aerospace, Inc. and Antonov Submit $29.5 Billion Bid for KC-X Tanker Program

July 9th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

LOS ANGELES, CA – U.S. Aerospace, Inc.,, a U.S. aerospace and defense contractor, today announced that it has submitted a bid to the U.S. Air Force to supply 179 aerial refueling tankers at $150 Million per plane, with a total bid package of $29.55 Billion including research and development costs.

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Boeing Submits NewGen Tanker Proposal to US Air Force

July 9th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

ST. LOUIS – The Boeing Company today submitted a proposal to the U.S. Air Force to provide the service with a next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft. Based on Boeing’s 767 commercial airplane, the NewGen Tanker would replace 179 of the 400 Eisenhower-era KC-135 aircraft currently in the Air Force fleet.

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Jazz Pilots Ratify Labour Agreement

July 9th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

HALIFAX, NS – Jazz Air LP announced today that its Pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, have ratified a tentative agreement which was reached on June 25, 2010. The agreement covers a 6-year period expiring June 30, 2015.

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Retractable Gear Simulator Now Available in Fixed Gear Cirrus Aircraft

July 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

DULUTH, MINN. – Today Cirrus unveiled a new option for SR20 and SR22 aircraft used in a training environment: a means to simulate the use of retractable landing gear.

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The Superjumbo Finally Set to Arrive in India

July 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

DUBAI, U.A.E. – The launch of Terminal 3 at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport just got bigger! Emirates is all set to become the first international carrier in Indian Civil Aviation history to bring to India the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380.

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May Airline On-Time Performance Lower Than Last Year and April

July 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

WASHINGTON, DC – The nation’s largest airlines had a rate of on-time flights this past May that was lower than the same month last year and the rate posted in April 2010, according to the Air Travel Consumer Report released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring $339 Million to Connecticut

July 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

ST. LOUIS – The Boeing Company today announced that Connecticut will benefit from an estimated $339 million in annual economic impact if the Boeing NewGen Tanker is selected as the U.S. Air Force’s next aerial refueling aircraft.

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Virgin America Takes Top Spot in Reader Choice Awards

July 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Virgin America today took the top honors for the third year running as “Best Domestic Airline” in the prestigious Travel + Leisure Annual World’s Best Awards readers’ survey.

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Sabre Holdings Acquires Flightline Data Services

July 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Sabre Holdings has acquired Flightline Data Services Inc., a leading provider of airline crew member schedule management solutions. This acquisition will enhance Sabre AirCentre Enterprise Operations suite of Airline Operations products and services.

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