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11:38 ET Virgin America Shareholders Vote To Approve Merger Agreement With Alaska Air Group, Inc.

Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today announced that the merger agreement with Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of...


11:24 ET Moët Hennessy Celebrates the Success of Solar Impulse

More than a year after the beginning of the round the world tour, Solar Impulse returned to Abu Dhabi achieving the impossible.  As an...


11:15 ET Gogo Business Aviation Expands Cockpit App Support for ATG 1000

As part of its ongoing smart airplane strategy, Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) today announces new cockpit and operational applications for...


09:25 ET Successful Flight Evaluations Mark First Time Lockheed Martin's ELGTR Releases from U.S. Air National Guard F-16

A U.S. Air National Guard (ANG) unit successfully released eight Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR) during...


09:01 ET Christopher Burley is appointed Vice Chair of WestJet's Board of Directors

CALGARY, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) today announced the appointment of Christopher Burley, as Vice Chair of...


09:00 ET Etihad Airways Announces Additional A380 Service To New York's JFK Airport In Response To Strong Passenger Demand, Beginning June 2017

 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced plans to increase Airbus A380 service between New York's...


08:35 ET Miracle Flights Coordinates 692 Medical Flights in June

 The nation's top medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, ended the month of June with 692 coordinated medical flights to hospitals and...


08:03 ET FLY Leasing Acquires Five Aircraft

FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced the purchase of five aircraft. Three Boeing 787-8...


08:00 ET CH2M Awarded Airfield Design Contract at Reagan National Airport

CH2M's aviation experts were recently selected by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) to manage the Airfield Pavement...


06:30 ET WestJet reports second quarter net earnings

Airline achieves 45th consecutive profitable quarter and flies a record number of guests Completes a US$400 million investment grade unsecured...


05:00 ET Royal Air Maroc Saves Fuel and Reduces its Carbon Emissions Thanks to SkyBreathe® Fuel Efficiency

The Moroccan National carrier Royal Air Maroc has just implemented SkyBreathe® Fuel Efficiency, OpenAirlines eco-flying solution which aims...


Jul 25, 2016, 18:34 ET Airport Ground Handling Services Market Forecast 2016-2026

Report Details Visiongain assesses that the airport ground handling services market is valued at $54,351m in 2016. The ground handling industry is...


Jul 25, 2016, 17:47 ET Etihad Airways Opens Dedicated World-Class Premium Lounge At Los Angeles International Airport

Etihad Airways has today officially opened its new First and Business Class Lounge within the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles...


Jul 25, 2016, 12:12 ET Safran Recognizes Airbus Defense and Space Aerostructures, Woodward, and Maugars Industrie for Their Supplier Excellence

Three members of Safran Nacelles' international supply chain were acknowledged for their supplier excellence. Topping the Safran Nacelles' rating...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:17 ET Upside Launches Initial Ad Campaign to Introduce a Better Deal in Business Travel

 Upside today kicked off its national advertising campaign with a full-page ad in USA TODAY. The campaign, which will include ads in the Wall...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:11 ET Global Airport E-Gates Market 2016-2020 - Space Constraints in Airports Becoming an Increasing Concern - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Airport E-Gates Market 2016-2020" report to their offering. The report forecasts...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:00 ET Boosting Support: Alaska Airlines donates nearly $150,000 to nonprofits in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington

 The Alaska Airlines Foundation has awarded $145,000 in grants to 12 nonprofit organizations throughout the states of Alaska, Hawaii and...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:00 ET OneJet Announces Additional Nonstop Destinations From Louisville

 OneJet (www.onejet.com), the air transportation network that provides increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium size...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:00 ET Aviall to Distribute Weldon Pump Products Globally

Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has been named a global distributor for Weldon Pump. Aviall will distribute Series 18000...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:00 ET Virgin America To Announce Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

 Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) will announce its Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on Friday, August 5, 2016. A press release...


Jul 25, 2016, 10:05 ET Boeing Forecasts Nearly 1.5 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2035

 Boeing (NYSE: BA) released its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for nearly 1.5...


Jul 25, 2016, 08:17 ET Etihad Aviation Group and Partners will Support 108,000 Jobs in the USA and Contribute US$10.7 Billion to National Economy in 2016

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) and its equity partner airlines will support 108,000 jobs across the USA in 2016 and make a US$10.7 billion...


Jul 25, 2016, 08:00 ET ViaSat to Provide Global In-flight Internet and Connectivity Services to Air Force One and Other U.S. Government Senior Leader Aircraft

The United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) awarded ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and...


Jul 25, 2016, 04:00 ET XTI Aircraft Re-Opens Investments; Takes Steps Toward Flying Prototype

 XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) has taken three important steps toward flying its first piloted TriFan 600 prototype within two years. XTI has:...


Jul 23, 2016, 08:28 ET Pegasus Airlines, de Turquía, recibe el primer Airbus A320neo con motores CFM del mundo

La aerolínea se convierte en un operador de lanzamiento para el A320neo con motores CFM  Pegasus Airlines, la principal aerolínea...