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2014-10-07 08:20:36

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: GLUX.OB - news) today announced preliminary passenger traffic results for the month of September 2014. SEPTEMBER 2014 AND YEAR TO DATE STATISTICS Sep-14 Sep-13 Change ------ ------ ------ Passengers Enplaned 15,149 38,958...

2014-10-07 04:20:23

4.7 percent average annual growth rate projected SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.7 percent over the next 20 years, with global air freight traffic expected to more than double by 2033. The company released its biennial World Air Cargo Forecast at the International Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition earlier today. "We see strong signs of a recovery as air freight traffic levels continue to...

2014-10-06 16:21:38

- Load factor increased from 75.1% to 78.4% MEXICO CITY, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, today reported September 2014 operational results. -- Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 337 thousand passengers in September; a 6.2% year-on-year increase. International market passenger numbers increased by 16.7%, while domestic market passenger numbers increased by 2.3%. --...

2014-10-06 16:21:26

HONOLULU, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), has announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month of September, third quarter and the year to date. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO SYSTEM-WIDE OPERATIONS(1) SEPTEMBER 2014 2013 % CHANGE --------- ---- ---- -------- PAX 823,008 782,120 5.2% RPMS...

2014-10-06 16:21:10

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US DOT has granted approval for Dynamic Airways LLC, a US airline based in Greensboro, NC, to operate to a variety of destinations in South America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140618/119429 Bill Gray, COO of Dynamic Airways said, "The airline is planning to resume regular flights between New York and Georgetown Guyana late next month, as well as inaugurate service between Orlando and destinations in Brazil, Canada, and...

2014-10-06 16:20:52

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today it will produce 777X parts at its site in St. Louis, Mo., bringing back inside the company work that is currently performed at suppliers or performed overseas for the current 777 program. The design for these parts will be done in St. Louis, Boeing Aerostructures Australia (BAA) and other Boeing sites. The parts built by the St. Louis team will support 777X work at the composite wing center in Everett,...

2014-10-06 12:21:20

A case study on how PDT, Telefonix and Gogo worked together to deliver in-flight connectivity to passengers and crew at 30,000 feet LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Product Development Technologies (PDT), a product design and development consultancy, will present 'Connectivity at 30,000 Feet, 500 Miles Per Hour' with partner company, Telefonix, a design and manufacturing company that supplies hardware solutions to the inflight entertainment and connectivity markets,...

2014-10-06 12:20:39

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Pacific, the international flag carrier for Hong Kong, has broadened its sales and marketing coverage in South America with new representation by Discover the World in Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Discover already represents the airline in nine other South American countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/LA60067LOGO "Latin America is an important--and growing--market for Cathay," said Tom Owen, Cathay Pacific's...

2014-10-06 08:21:40

Luxury airport transfer program launches at LAX this month FORT WORTH, Texas and DETROIT, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and Cadillac have formed a partnership to offer a broad series of exclusive benefits to travelers, ranging from luxury, on-site airport transfers, to AAdvantage miles earning opportunities, to Cadillac exhibits at major airports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150356 American and Cadillac currently offer a luxury airport transfer...

2014-10-06 08:21:39

MONTREAL, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that it has reached a new agreement with the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA), subject to ratification, on collective agreement terms for ten years. "This new, ten-year agreement with the Air Canada Pilots Association is an important development which, if ratified, will allow us to further accelerate the implementation of our business strategy and support long term profitable growth for the benefit of Air Canada and...


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The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

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...

Solar Impulse
2014-04-11 10:27:07

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...

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

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...

Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

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 Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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