Business News Archive - June 16, 2009

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frankfurt Airport's (FRA) traffic development during the past three months - especially compared to figures at the beginning of the year - continues to provide optimism.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - More Than 1000 Personalities Attend the Event Roads & Transport Authority - Mohammed Al Munji: Dubai received the flag of hosting the 59th World Congress and Exhibition of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), which will be hosted by Dubai in 2011, at the closing session of the 58th UITP World Congress held in the Austrian capital Vienna. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090616/350639 ) The event was attended by more than 1000 personalities headed by H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), H.E.

PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Air France Industries and KLM Engineering & Maintenance have selected Hamilton Sundstrand's REVIMA APU business to provide Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) repair services under a long-term maintenance service plan agreement.

PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- SilkAir has selected Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that two launch abort system (LAS) motors for NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle are now in place at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico for integration and preparation for the first flight test, known as Pad Abort 1.

Open, non-proprietary ground system provides best long-term capability PARIS, June 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has tested a proven, open- software architecture unmanned ground system that enables one ground station to control multiple KillerBee Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). "We have taken a ground system, which is a variant of the U.S.

TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: SNV VANCOUVER, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. ("SONIC" or "the Company") is pleased to announce today that Brian Farrell has agreed to serve on the Board of Directors of Sonic. Mr.

PARIS, June 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Airborne Stand-off Radar system that has been deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of coalition forces will be on display at the Paris Air Show.

DUBAI, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - flydubai Begins Commercial Operations With Flights to Four Destinations in Nine Days flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, became a reality on Monday, June 1, 2009, when its first commercial flight took off. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/flydubai/38830/ The first flight, which was to the Lebanese capital, Beirut, was closely followed by flights to Amman, Jordan, on June 2, Damascus, Syria, on June 8 and Alexandria, Egypt, on June 9, giving the new airline a total of four destinations in just nine days. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai said: "This region is very dependant on air transport.

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