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Seattle customers to have access to 128 daily flights and 36 destinations by August SEATTLE, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is adding service from its hub at Seattle-Tacoma
-- Introduction of new spacious Business Class seats on Air Canada rouge A319 aircraft -- More overhead stowage space throughout Airbus A319 aircraft -- Upgrades to the in-flight
The Future Airborne Capability Environment Technical Standard enhances software portability and interoperability across U.S.
MOSCOW, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 22, 2015, a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft joined Transaero Airlines' fleet.
- Costa Rica becomes the second Central American destination for Volaris MEXICO CITY, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra low cost Mexican airline with
Airline donated travel for special Honor Flight in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of V.E.
Airline marks upcoming service to Scotland with its own tartan CALGARY, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Later this month, WestJet will launch service from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Glasgow,
TORONTO, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - This morning's departure of Air Canada flight AC7918 from Toronto marked the start of seasonal services to Atlantic City, resort city famed for beaches, boardwalks
MIAMI, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc. and HavanaAir Charters, LLC, have signed today an agreement, to support HavanaAir's charter operations to Cuba.
- With seating for 220 passengers, the Airbus A321 provides 23% more capacity than the A320, to better service high density routes MEXICO CITY, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris
Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...
The Solar Impulse is a Swiss made long-range solar-powered aircraft project. It was developed at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The project’s goal is to circle the Earth with a piloted fixed-wing aircraft, powered only by solar energy. Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss aeronaut leads the project who was a co-pilot with Andre Borsch berg a Swiss businessman, in the first balloon to circle the Earth non-stop. The Swiss aircraft is a single-seat monoplane which can stay airborne...
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...
The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...
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