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2014-09-18 20:20:44

SAO PAULO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. ("Company") (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and best-fare airline in Latin America, announced that on September 18, 2014, it has priced an offering of US$325 million 8.875% Senior Notes due 2022 ("Notes"), in a transaction exempt from registration under the Unites States Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("Securities Act"). GOL Linhas...

2014-09-18 20:20:29

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r56g2h/commercial_and) has announced the addition of the "Commercial and Military Flight Simulation - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r56g2h/commercial_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial...

2014-09-18 20:20:27

Airline upholds commitment to lower Econo sale fares CALGARY, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced a seat sale effective today through September 22, 2014, on flights and vacation packages for travel to select destinations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean until December 10, 2014*. "We remain dedicated to being Canada's low-fare leader and this seat sale supports our commitment to providing a full range of fares and corresponding value from Econo through...

2014-09-18 16:20:50

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX) has announced that its subsidiary, Aerovias de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., has reached a labor agreement with its Flight Attendants Union, Asociacion Sindical de Sobrecargos de Aviacion de Mexico ("ASSA"), that establishes new productivity agreements for new flight attendant hires, thereby ending all legal disputes related to the collective dispute of economic nature filed in April,...

2014-09-18 12:21:59

Travelers Score Special Offer on Flights,* Free Uber Rides** and a Chance to Party at 35,000 Feet with Sir Richard Branson on the Airline's First Flight into Dallas Love Field - Featuring a Special In-flight Performance by Grammy Award-Winning Country Star, Kacey Musgraves SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for making flying fun again, today announces a co-branded "Share the Love" digital promotion at...

2014-09-18 08:21:54

Special one-way fares available at $129 until Sept. 24* SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines started daily nonstop service between Seattle and Albuquerque, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest. "Albuquerque's rich history and year-round sunshine provide endless adventure for leisure and business travelers alike," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of communications and external relations for Alaska Airlines. "This new route further builds on the strength of...

2014-09-18 08:21:05

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Business Jet (Light Jet, Mid-size Jet, Large Jet) Market - Forecasts, Trends & Analysis to 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The global business jet market was valued at $20.9 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach $33.8 billion by the end of 2020, to grow at a CAGR of 6.86%. This report segments the business jet market on the...

2014-09-18 08:20:43

MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada said today that it has adjusted its first checked bag policy for North American travel to align it with prevailing North American industry practices. The carrier's fee for a first checked bag on U.S. transborder routes, in place since 2011, remains unchanged. Starting September 18, 2014, customers purchasing Air Canada's lowest Economy Class Tango fare for travel on or after November 2, 2014 on domestic flights within Canada and to...

2014-09-17 23:15:20

Warrior Gateway's Patriots in Paint Initiative heads to Dallas, TX to honor Korean War veterans at American Airlines Sky Ball XII with an 11,000 sq foot mural to be unveiled on October 25th, 2014. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In a few short weeks, award-winning nonprofit Warrior Gateway and professional mural artist Sam Welty are honoring America's bravest men and women from the Korean War by unveiling 3 large murals totaling over 11,000 square feet. In partnership...

2014-09-17 16:20:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and aviation partners of the agency's North Texas Research Station (NTX) facility will host a media availability with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden at 11:15 a.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 19, in Fort Worth, Texas. The event will highlight new and cutting-edge NASA aeronautics technologies being evaluated to improve air travel across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Reporters are invited to...


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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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