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2014-07-15 08:20:30

Jeppesen EFB services help airline transition to digital terminal charts and manuals ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, teamed with Cargolux Airlines, a leading European all-cargo carrier, to help the airline recently gain authorization from the civil aviation authority in Luxembourg to operate in a paperless environment. Cargolux has removed paper operations manuals, airport terminal charts and performance charts...

2014-02-17 12:21:04

-- Real-time wind data to conserve fuel for airline and increase operational efficiency SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways today announced a five-year agreement to provide Boeing Wind Updates services for the airline to maximize in-flight operational efficiency. Boeing Wind Updates provides customized, real-time wind and temperature information to aircraft. This data allows for more efficient trajectory prediction during pre-flight operations...

2014-02-14 04:20:21

Luxembourg-based cargo carrier was first to operate 747-8 Freighter EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Cargolux Airlines today announced an order for an additional 747-8 Freighter. The order, valued at $357.5 million at list prices, is the 14(th) 747-8 Freighter the Luxembourg-based cargo carrier has ordered from Boeing. "The Cargolux Board of Directors approved the order of our 14(th) 747-8 Freighter almost 35 years to the day that the airline took...

2013-12-12 23:01:31

Aeros and Cargolux will examine European Air Transportation and Logistic Services with Aeroscraft Fleet. Los Angeles, CA and Luxemberg (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), the innovator of a new variable-buoyancy cargo airship known as the Aeroscraft, and Cargolux Airlines International S.A (Cargolux), the leading air cargo carrier in Europe, have signed a memorandum of understanding. Cargolux and Aeros are working together to explore a strategic partnership that...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.