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2014-08-04 12:21:15

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Provost Umphrey attorney Jane Swearingen Leger is representing Jeffrey Bondurant, a former Southwest Airlines cargo manager, who was allegedly fired for bringing to light the unsafe transportation of hazardous materials on Southwest Airlines' passenger planes. Bondurant also began to question whether Southwest Airlines was properly reporting "discrepancies" to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and contends he should be protected as...

2014-08-04 12:20:59

New Flights Begin Jan. 6, 2015, With Introductory Fares As Low As $119 One-Way DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today added new flights for Customers' travel through early March 2015, bringing two additional destinations to the carrier's complement of Cities with new nonstop service to and from Dallas (Love Field). Flights between the heart of Dallas and both San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport begin Jan. 6, 2015,...

2014-08-04 08:21:08

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term comprehensive APS5000 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) maintenance support agreement with Scoot Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, for its new fleet of 20 Boeing 787 series aircraft. The support agreement includes repair services and spares asset management. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The agreement, which focuses on...

2014-08-04 08:20:52

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scoot Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has selected UTC Aerospace Systems to provide asset management and repair services for components on its Boeing 787 aircraft through a Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) program agreement. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). As part of the C.A.R.E. program agreement, UTC Aerospace Systems will provide inventory...

2014-08-04 08:20:37

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share of common stock issued and outstanding at the close of business on August 29, 2014 (the "Record Date"). The dividend will be payable on September 15, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on the Record Date. There were 35,563,623...

2014-08-02 23:01:55

Every business needs a crisis management plan that guides C-level staff and employees during a crisis. Founder and CEO of Verztec Consulting Pte Ltd Nicholas Goh shares a tip sheet on what makes a plan intricate. Singapore, Singapore (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 A few months have passed since the MH370 tragedy. Throughout the ordeal, Malaysia Airlines has come under fire, with many families and news agencies criticising its communication missteps and lack of swiftness and transparency. The...

2014-08-01 12:21:36

ReportsnReports.com offers "Air Traffic Control Equipment Market by Product Types (Communication, Navigation, and Surveillance), Geography (North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa), and by Country. Forecast Analysis (2014-2020)" global research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Air Traffic Control (ATC) equipment market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of product types, geography, and...

2014-08-01 12:20:33

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Airlines, including JetBlue Airways Corp. (Nasdaq:JBLU-Free Report), Delta (NYSE:DAL-Free Report), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV-Free Report) and American Airlines Group Inc. (Nasdaq:AAL-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Industry: Airlines Link: http://www.zacks.com/commentary/33715/ We believe industry consolidation and various ancillary revenues will boost the...

2014-07-31 16:21:31

PIRAEUS, Greece, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that it plans to hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the second quarter of 2014 on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company plans to issue financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014 on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 after the close of market trading. What: Second Quarter 2014 Conference Call and Webcast...

2014-07-31 16:20:51

New Service to Viracopos International Airport to Begin in December FORT WORTH, Texas, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines is making changes to its international winter flying schedule to add new service and better match capacity with customer demand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO The moves include adding new service to Viracopos International Airport (VCP) in Campinas, Brazil, from American's hubs at Miami International Airport (MIA) 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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.