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2014-07-09 12:21:26

GEDERA, Israel, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAT Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:TATT), a leading provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, reports as follows: The Annual and Extraordinary General Meeting of the shareholders (the "Meeting") of TAT Technologies Ltd. (the "Company") was held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Israel time, at the offices of Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co., Advocates, located...

2014-07-09 12:21:25

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for June 2014 and the first six months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 0.5 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 0.9 percent lower than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 86.1 percent, up 1.2 points from June 2013. The number of onboard passengers decreased 2.4 percent from the same month...

2014-07-09 12:20:51

MEXICO CITY, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest global airline in Mexico, will hold its second quarter 2014 results conference call on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00 am ET/10:00 am Mexico City Time. The Company's second quarter 2014 earnings press release will be issued after market close on Monday, July 28, 2014. Presenting on the call will be Andres Conesa Labastida, Chief Executive Officer, and Ricardo Sanchez...

2014-07-09 08:21:08

DALLAS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 10.1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in June 2014, a 2.2 percent increase from the 9.8 billion RPMs flown in June 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 0.9 percent to 11.7 billion from the June 2013 level of 11.6 billion. The June 2014 load factor was 86.1 percent, compared to 85.0 percent in June 2013. For June 2014, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is...

2014-07-09 08:20:59

SEATTLE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group's board of directors has named Veresh Sita vice president and chief information officer for Alaska Airlines. As CIO, Sita will have oversight of a department of 300 information technology professionals and be responsible for investing in the infrastructure, enterprise systems and technical innovation at Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier Horizon Air. He will join the company on Aug. 1. "Veresh's leadership and rich...

2014-07-09 08:20:48

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported June 2014 and year-to-date traffic results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 19.9 billion, up 1.0 percent versus June 2013. Total capacity was 23.4 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.2 percent versus June 2013. Total passenger load factor was 85.0 percent for the month of June,...

2014-07-09 08:20:24

-Joins with SIA Engineering Company to provide managed fleet care services SINGAPORE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is enhancing its support to customers in Southeast Asia through a joint venture in Singapore with SIA Engineering Company (SGX: SIAEC). Boeing and SIAEC signed an agreement today to form Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services, which will provide industry-leading engineering, spare parts, and repair and maintenance services for Boeing airplanes....

2014-07-09 04:20:19

World's largest 777 operator builds on airplane's success DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Emirates Airline have finalized an order for 150 777Xs, valued at $56 billion at list prices. First announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, the order by the world's largest 777 operator was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. The order - a combination of 115 777-9Xs and 35 777-8Xs - also includes...

2014-07-09 00:20:22

First of 10 787-9s for the launch customer's fleet EVERETT, Wash., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] celebrated the first 787-9 Dreamliner delivery today with launch customer Air New Zealand. About 1,000 Boeing employees representing the 787 program joined Air New Zealand executives and guests at a unique celebration of this milestone event. "We are proud to be the launch customer for the 787-9," said Air New Zealand Chief Financial Officer Rob McDonald. "We believe...

2014-07-08 23:07:15

Award Recognizes Apollo Video’s 2013 Delivery Performance Bothell, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Apollo Video Technology (Apollo Video) has been recognized with the Gold award from New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer) for delivery performance in the 2013 calendar year. The award marks the fourth performance award Apollo Video has received from New Flyer and the third consecutive “gold” rating. The Supplier Delivery Performance Award honors suppliers that have provided New Flyer...


Latest Aviation Reference Libraries

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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