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2014-10-22 08:21:57

Fly nonstop between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii starting at $219 one way* SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will operate three times weekly. Alaska is offering an introductory fare of $219 one way for tickets purchased by Oct. 28 and used between March 5 and June 6, 2015.* Known for...

2014-10-22 08:21:34

HALIFAX, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced a monthly dividend of $0.0375 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after November 18, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 31, 2014. These dividends qualify as eligible dividends in Canada and qualifying dividends in the United States. About Chorus Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus was incorporated on September 27, 2010 and is a...

2014-10-21 23:15:16

Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) Announced Today the Opening of its Fourth Global Upset Training Location in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for Professional Pilots - APS Now Spans Three Continents in the Northern Hemisphere to Include North America, Europe and Asia with its Industry-leading Airplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) Services. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Aviation Performance Solutions (APS), an Arizona-based and headquartered global training...

2014-10-21 23:06:05

With a view to provide the best deals on flight booking, FirstBusinessFlights.com is now announcing the availability of low price business class flights to London. Now, one can get heavy discounts on business class ticket booking to London (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 With a view to provide the best deals on flight booking, FirstBusinessFlights.com is now announcing the availability of low price business class flights to London. Now, one can get heavy discounts on business class ticket...

2014-10-21 20:20:32

Jim Boyd to Retire after 33 Years with the Airline ST. GEORGE, Utah, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW), announces the promotion of Steve Black to Vice President - Customer Service effective Nov. 17, 2014. Black will succeed Jim Boyd, who will retire after 33 years with the airline. As Vice President - Customer Service, Black will report to Mike Thompson, SkyWest Airlines COO, and will be responsible for the safe and compliant...

2014-10-21 16:20:58

HONOLULU, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) ("Holdings" or the "Company"), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. ("Hawaiian"), today reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO -- GAAP net income in the third quarter of $35.6 million or $0.56 per diluted share. -- Adjusted net income, reflecting economic fuel expense, in the third quarter of $49.5 million...

2014-10-21 16:20:52

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q5shff/aircraft) has announced the addition of the "Aircraft Interiors Market Analysis: Part 1: Major Airlines Seats Forward Fit and Selected Retrofit Markets." [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q5shff/aircraft ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This 100-page analysis is a comprehensive, detailed...

2014-10-21 12:22:38

GAVIAO PEIXOTO, Brazil, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Embraer rolled out the first prototype of the KC-390 military transport from the production hangar at the industrial plant of Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil. The event was attended by the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Celso Amorim, the Commander of the Brazilian Air Force, Lieutenant-Brigadier General Juniti Saito, and delegations and representatives from more than 30 countries. This milestone rollout will allow the Company to...

2014-10-21 12:22:12

New Destination Travel Trade Show To Open Business Opportunities FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, and South Africa-based event specialist On Show Solutions, have introduced a new marketing platform for North American travel suppliers that represent tourism destinations, convention & visitors bureaus, hotels & resorts, cruise lines and sightseeing attractions in the U.S. &...

2014-10-21 12:21:38

76,000+ Magazine Readers Vote Virgin America Number #1 for Seventh Straight Year - Airline Thanks Loyal Flyers with Network-Wide 'Fly in Winning Fashion' Sale with Fares from $47* SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, has been named "Best U.S. Airline" in the coveted Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards - for the seventh consecutive year. This year, over 76,000 readers of the premium travel...


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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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