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2014-07-28 12:22:06

SAO PAULO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America announces its preliminary traffic figures for June 2014. Comparisons refer to June 2013, 2Q13 and 6M13. During the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), held in Brazil, GOL operated 28,000 commercial flights, transported 3.4 million passengers and achieved its highest ever load factor,...

2014-07-28 08:23:15

-- JetBlue Frequent Fliers Help Grow SSI's B2B inSSItes Panel -- SHELTON, Conn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SSI recently partnered with JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) to allow members of the airline's TrueBlue(TM) loyalty program to join a new business research panel from SSI called the Points for Surveys(TM) panel (www.pointsforsurveys.com). Points for Surveys members, part of SSI's B2B inSSItes(TM) business sample will earn TrueBlue points for sharing their opinions....

2014-07-28 08:23:04

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, ICON Aircraft unveiled the first production A5, an aircraft the company refers to as Engineering Serial Number 1 (ESN-1). This is the first A5 built from the production design, with production tooling, and using production methods and components. ESN-1 was built over a five-month period, from January to June of 2014, and successfully completed its first flight on 7 July 2014 in Tehachapi,...

2014-07-28 08:22:58

Delta introduces 'Delta Studio' and free entertainment from every seat on more than 1,000 aircraft worldwide beginning Aug. 1 ATLANTA, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it will begin offering free entertainment options on all of its domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets beginning on Aug. 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130427 The move is the most far-reaching effort by an airline to provide hit movies, popular television shows,...

2014-07-28 08:22:27

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines will launch new daily service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Cap-Haitien, Haiti (CAP), adding a new international destination to the airline's growing global network. Customers can now book travel on the new route for travel beginning Oct. 2, 2014, subject to government approval. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe...

2014-07-28 08:21:15

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRWAYS AVIATION announces the launch of its bespoke Pilot Training Foundation program in the United Kingdom, Australia, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, Montenegro, Jordan and Lebanon. The new aviation theory classes will commence almost simultaneously in the various locations and provide students, interested in pursuing a career opportunity as a commercial pilot, a unique competitive edge and a critically important initial...

2014-07-27 16:20:15

RICHMOND, BC, July 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the Nanaimo International Airport, following yesterday's fatal crash of an amateur-built airplane. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the...

2014-07-26 23:00:40

The market in this region is growing because of advancement in cloud technologies and investment in innovative IT infrastructure. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-system-integration-and-design-4477365295.html (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 The rise in complication of communications applications and network infrastructure has made companies choose cost-effective and distributed Information Technology (IT) applications. Thus, this has led to a rise in the demand for System...

2014-07-25 20:20:37

ST. GEORGE, Utah, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc. ("SkyWest") (NASDAQ: SKYW) announced today that it expects its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, to be lower than it previously anticipated. Due primarily to the reasons discussed below, SkyWest currently estimates that its financial results will range from between a net loss of $(14.0) million to $(12.0) million resulting in an estimated loss per diluted share of $(0.28) to $(0.23). SkyWest...

2014-07-25 12:21:29

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In July of 2013, Airstream Jets' CEO Peter Maestrales published a lengthy market forecast on his company's blog titled "Huge Turnaround Brewing in Pre-Owned Business Jet Market". The detailed report outlined the various factors that helped to create a bubble in the business jet sales market, why the market continued to suffer through the recovery, and why conditions were ripe for a sharp reversal. At the time Mr. Maestrales'...


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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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