Airlines/Aviation

GA-ASI Completes First Production-Representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian

SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has completed the first production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). First flight of this aircraft took place onMarch 30, 2020 at GA-ASI's Flight Operations Facility in El...

2020-04-01 06:10 394

GEODIS Establishes an Air Bridge From China to Transport Millions of Masks

LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GEODIS has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks fromChina to France. In order to respond to requests from the national authorities, GEODIS is planning 16 flights over the coming w...

2020-03-31 20:13 482

Bamboo Airways to Cooperate with Czech Embassy in Vietnam to Operate Humanitarian Charter Flight from Hanoi to Prague for EU Citizens

HANOI, Vietnam, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In cooperation with the Czech Embassy inVietnam, on 25 March, Bamboo Airways operates a humanitarian charter flight fromHanoi to Prague - the capital city of the Czech Republic to repatriateEuropean citizens.

2020-03-25 13:14 1029

COVID-19: Chinese airline partners support KLM

SINGAPORE, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KLM works with three Chinese airline partners: China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. These partners have now stepped in to generously support KLM andthe Netherlands by donating many tens of thousands of face masks and gloves...

2020-03-25 10:14 1060

Van Don International Airport Welcomes the Return of Thousands of Expatriates and Overseas Students

QUANG NINH, Vietnam, March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As COVID-19 pandemic continues, many Vietnamese who are either studying or working abroad have decided to return home in recent days. Various airports in Vietnam, including Van Don International Airport inQuang Ninh, are prepared to receive the ...

2020-03-24 18:18 917

World ATM Congress Honours Maverick Awards 2020 Winners

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ATCA (the Air Traffic Control Association) and CANSO (the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation) are honoured to announce the winners for the inauguralMaverick Awards presented by World ATM Congress. The Awards — which received over 100 nominat...

2020-03-24 00:30 1301

Vietjet offers "SKY COVID CARE" insurance to all passengers amid the COVID-19 outbreak

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The new-age carrier Vietjet offers the SKY COVID CARE insurance, which covers fromVND20,000,000 (US$857) to a maximum of VND200,000,000 (US$8,570) benefits for all passengers flying on the airline's domestic flights inVietnam from March 23...

2020-03-23 12:09 918

Airport Restauranteurs, Retailers and Small/Minority Businesses Urge Airports and Congress to Provide Financial Relief

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airport Restaurant & Retail Association (ARRA) and Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) urged airports and Congress to pass financial relief for airport restauranteurs and retailers given the business impact caused by the spread of the Coronaviru...

2020-03-19 03:30 1505

Clarifai Awarded U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force AFWERX SBIR Grant For Predictive Maintenance (PMx)

NEW YORK, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarifai, a Forrester New Wave computer vision leader, has received an AFWERX Phase I SBIR grant from the U.S. Department of Defense and Air Force. The grant will be used to explore the use of computer vision and machine learning algorithms to quickly iden...

2020-03-13 10:53 1612

LunaJets: Demand for Private Jets Services is Skyrocketing Due to Coronavirus

GENEVA, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of Coronavirus are being felt across the travel industry—but as commercial aviation is hit hard, the private jet industry is booming with inquiries. As Coronavirus causes drops in flight bookings, many commercial airlines announced cuts in their...

2020-03-13 03:31 1455

Matternet Unveils the New Matternet Station

Station provides safe, fully-automated medical payload exchange for Matternet drone networks on hospital campuses MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Matternet, developer of the world's leading urban drone logistics platform, today unveiled the new Matternet Station. The Matter...

2020-03-10 20:00 666

Etihad Airways Collaborates with Tencent to Enhance Customer Experience

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Etihad Airways andTencent Holdings Limited (Tencent), a leading provider of Internet value added services inChina, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a collaboration that will identify potential opportunities in promoting...

2020-03-10 16:15 918

Qatar Airways Launches New Policy to Provide Maximum Flexibility for Passengers

DOHA, Qatar, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways has launched a new commercial policy to provide customers with maximum flexibility to suit their travel plans. Passengers that have booked or will book flights for travel up to 30 June 2020 will be offered the flexibility to change their tra...

2020-03-09 16:23 1193

Travel With Confidence with Qatar Airways' Newly Launched Policy that Provides Maximum Flexibility for Passengers

DOHA, Qatar, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways has launched a new commercial policy to provide customers with maximum flexibility to suit their travel plans. Passengers that have booked or will book flights for travel up to 30 June 2020 will be offered the flexibility to change their tra...

2020-03-09 16:14 1002

GA-ASI and L3Harris Technologies Successfully Integrate WESCAM MX-20 Onto MQ-9

SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and L3Harris Technologies completed the successful integration of the WESCAM MX™-20 Electro-optical/Infrared (EO/IR) system onto a GA-ASI MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) to provide an advance...

2020-03-05 01:00 674

Airports in Vietnam apply special process to receive flights from areas affected by COVID-19

QUANG NINH, Vietnam, March 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At 3.30pm on March 1, Vietjet flight VJ961 carrying 229 passengers from Incheon (South Korea) touched down at Van Don International Airport in the northeast ofVietnam. The special procedure ...

2020-03-04 10:23 900

Erickson Debuts Composite Main Rotor Blades

THE S-64 AIR CRANE® AND CH-54 SKYCRANE FLEETS WILL TAKE ADVANTAGE OF INNOVATIVE COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGIES PORTLAND, Oregon, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Erickson Incorporated, the leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, today announced FAA approval of its next-generatio...

2020-03-03 10:10 692

World ATM Congress Recognises Outstanding Achievement in Aviation, Announces Maverick Awards Finalists

MADRID, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ATCA (the Air Traffic Control Association ) and CANSO (theCivil Air Navigation Services Organisation) are honoured to announce the finalists for the inauguralMaverick Awards presented by World ATM Congress. The Awards recognise outstanding achievements in inno...

2020-02-27 21:15 931

Seamless Air Alliance announces world's first inflight connectivity standard

Landmark release will open up new opportunities for airlines and mobile network operators, delivering a seamless ground-to-sky experience for passengers, while minimizing airline investments in technology upgrades FREMONT, California, Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new milestone in providing se...

2020-02-18 22:00 922

DERMALOG Provides the World's First Biometric Border Control System With Integrated Fever Detection

BANGKOK and HAMBURG, Germany, Feb. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The spread of coronavirus shows that in today's world of fast global travel, outbreaks of infectious diseases can cross national borders within the shortest time. DERMALOG has developed the first biometric border control system with int...

2020-02-13 21:24 956
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