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Route offers Delta's Brazil passengers direct flights to top family vacation destination in U.S. SAO PAULO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has filed for regulatory
Carrier to add new nonstop service between Washington, D.C. (Reagan National) and Orlando offering fares as low as $59 one-way; Additional flights to link Austin and Ft.
SEATTLE, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' board of directors announced the election of Tom Kemp to the position of vice president of flight operations for Alaska Airlines effective
The fourth-largest airline in the United States is the first to test Optym's new-generation flight scheduling optimization solution. DALLAS, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Optym is pleased
Agreement Names Delta as Tournament's Official Carrier throughout U.S., Mexico and Latin America ATLANTA, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Confederation of North, Central America and
SINGAPORE, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Airlines today unveiled its new Premium Economy Class
SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A. and Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras S.A. have reached a final agreement for 30 firm orders for the E195-E2 jets.
SAO PAULO, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Fair Skies, a nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to restoring fairness to Open Skies Agreements, applauds the action
SEATTLE, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, has reduced its mainline flying emissions intensity by one-third over the last 10 years
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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