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AireXpert Reports Rapid Acceleration of Global Network & Finds Secret to Dramatic Decrease in Costly Flight Delays In Midst of Economic Uncertainty and Severe Spending Cuts

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AireXpert Reports Rapid Acceleration of Global Network & Finds Secret to Dramatic Decrease in Costly Flight Delays In Midst of Economic Uncertainty and Severe Spending Cuts

Joy Finnegan

AireXpert announced several key integrations and software enhancements that increase the performance of air carriers across their route networks and improve the passenger experience. The company says their latest release offers new ways to immediately capture the cost savings benefits of real-time operations collaboration without the necessity of upfront labor or resource commitments. “Air carriers’…

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NAVBLUE acquires Aviolinx, completes N-Operations Control Centre Suite

Charlotte Daniels

NAVBLUE has acquired Aviolinx, a Stockholm-based airlines software and services provider. The sales means it can add Operations Control and Crew Management solutions to the existing N-OCC suite. Aviolinx provisions include N-RAIDO Ops & Crew Management, hich is designed to handle all aspects of Network Scheduling, Operations Control, Crew Planning, Crew Management, and day-of-ops Crew…

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Inzpire Limited to Support UK Maritime Coastguard Agency Flight Trials

Joy Finnegan

Inzpire Limited will be providing planning and operational management to the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) during its UK flight trials of unmanned aerial systems. The trials will demonstrate the advantages of using long-range unmanned capabilities in civilian airspace. Inzpire Limited will provide subject matter experts who will be responsible for planning the Search and…

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Rolls-Royce launches new digital platform

Charlotte Daniels

Rolls-Royce’s R2 Data Labs (launched 2017) has announced the launch of Yocova – an aviation-centric data exchange platform. The platform is engineered for secure data sharing in addition to providing an information exchange for software applications. Yocova is part of Rolls-Royce’s ‘IntelligentEngine’ initiative, which both enables flexible data sharing and maximises the potential of the…

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Etihad Aviation Training Nabs 1st Mid-East Approval to Train 777/787 Pilots

Joy Finnegan

Etihad Aviation Training, the specialist training division of Etihad Aviation Group, has become the first aviation company in the Middle East to gain approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to train Boeing 777 and 787 pilots for European operators and carriers elsewhere which adopt Europe’s air safety standards. The approval to train pilots…

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CAE Appoints Probert as Group President, Defence & Security

Joy Finnegan

CAE has appointed Todd Probert as group president, Defence & Security, effective January 27, 2020. He will be based in Washington, D. C. and is succeeding Gene Colabatistto, who retired from CAE in December 2019. “I am very pleased to welcome Todd Probert to CAE’s executive management team, as our new Group President, Defence & Security. He…

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L3Harris Technologies Sells its Airport Security Business to Leidos for $1 Billion

Joy Finnegan

L3Harris Technologies announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Leidos will acquire L3Harris’ airport security and automation business for $1 billion in cash. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2020 and is conditioned on customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals. “Today’s announcement represents a significant milestone in L3Harris’ strategic priority…

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Titan Airways selects Conduce eTechLog8

Charlotte Daniels

Conduce Group has announced that Titan Airways has chosen its eTechLog8 mobile software solution in its bid to enhance digitalisation of processes and procedures. The software provider has disclosed that eTechLog8 will completely replace the current paper-based aircraft technical logbooks for Titan, including its deferred defect logbook and cabin logs.  The Conduce eTechLog8 application will also…

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Collins Aerospace supplies FAA with HUD training device for scientific research

Charlotte Daniels

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered a Head-Up Display (HUD) training device from Collins Aerospace Systems, to be used in ongoing scientific research. The research will explore areas such as pilot-HUD interface, and the benefits of utilising HUD for pilot performance and overall crew workload. The HUD VR trainer provides a view of what…

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SITAONAIR acquires GTD Air Services

Charlotte Daniels

SITAONAIR has acquired GTD Air Services – the aviation branch of Spanish software provider GTD System & Software Engineering as part of an overall plan to expand its offering of flight operations-based applications. SITAONAIR initially partnered with in developing its eWAS portfolio – a suite of electronic weather situational awareness mobile applications. This acquisition heralds…

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Etihad Joins EasyJet’s Connections Platform

Charlotte Daniels

Etihad Airways has become the latest airline to partner with easyJet via its worldwide connection platform. The agreement means customers can purchase tickets through the easyJet worldwide website, and will therefore help to connect the two airlines’ networks. The partnership is on the back of easyJet’s roll out programme for flight comparison search engine, Dohop….

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JetBlue to offset up to 17 billion pounds emissions in 2020

Charlotte Daniels

JetBlue has committed to offsetting CO2 from jet fuel for all domestic flights commencing July 2020. The US carrier also announced plans to start flying with sustainable aviation fuel in mid-2020 on flights from San Francisco International Airport. “Air travel connects people and cultures, and supports a global economy, yet we must act to limit…

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