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2012-10-23 15:20:35

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PASS is pleased to announce the election of Mike Perrone as PASS national president. Perrone, who joined PASS in 1994, has served as the union's vice president since 2003. After serving in the United States Air Force for five years, Perrone joined the FAA in 1984. He began his career in air traffic control before working as a radar technician. Prior to becoming PASS's national vice president, Perrone worked in a variety of union roles,...

2012-10-15 11:21:17

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Type Certificate for the S-76D(TM) helicopter, moving the aircraft forward to its highly anticipated delivery into the medium-sized marketplace. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121015/NE92943)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) The FAA signed the certificate on...

2012-09-25 02:20:34

FAREHAM, England, September 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A consortium led by Harris Corporation - which includes NATS Inc. the US division of the UK's air traffic services provider, has been awarded the $331 million FAA Data Communication Integrated Services (DCIS) contract. The seven year contract, with 10 additional one-year options, represents a major step in the development and implementation of NextGen. Delivery of the DCIS contract will allow air traffic service...

2012-09-20 10:21:13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- North Star Group, LLC, a leading provider of Program Management, Systems Engineering, Acquisition Services, and Communications and Outreach Support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), announced today that it has been selected as part of the Veracity Engineering team for the FAA's Enterprise Communications Support Services (ECSS) Small Business Set-Aside contract. North Star Group will help facilitate the implementation and...

2012-09-19 10:20:48

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracity Engineering, a leading provider of program management and systems engineering to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), announces that it has been selected as the prime contractor for the FAA's Enterprise Communications Support Services (ECSS) Small Business Set-Aside contract. Under the leadership of Program Manager, Mr. David Stroop, the Veracity Team will help facilitate the implementation and execution of NextGen-enabling...

2012-09-18 06:20:20

WASHINGTON, Sept.18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and American Airlines today showcased a Next-Generation 737-800 airplane known as ecoDemonstrator in Washington, D.C., to highlight testing of environmentally progressive technologies. The visit to the nation's capital follows extensive flight testing in Glasgow, Montana, where it flew a series of missions designed to test and accelerate advanced technologies that increase fuel efficiency and reduce airplane noise. Top officials...

2012-09-10 02:21:08

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a Best of the Best Award from the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Small Business Development Program for supporting the agency's goals for 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) The award recognized Lockheed Martin's extensive use of small businesses on its National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC) III program. NISC III is a...

2012-09-07 10:20:16

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650 business-jet aircraft received a type certificate today from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certification verifies the airworthiness of the aircraft's design. Gulfstream expects to deliver the first fully outfitted G650 business jets to customers before year-end. The company has received more than 200 orders for the aircraft. "The G650 is a...

2012-09-04 02:20:54

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR(®) Aerospace, Inc. (OTC: PSSR), a business intelligence software and solutions company, announced today that Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport (MSP) has contracted for PASSUR( )OPSnet(TM) Field Condition Report (FCR), providing airport users access to timely, accurate, and complete airport condition information on a standardized and automated platform. "Airports are undertaking new roles and responsibilities - such as...

2012-08-27 10:21:40

FORT WORTH, Texas and PAPEETE, Tahiti, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and Air Tahiti Nui, the international airline of Tahiti, received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation on a bilateral codeshare agreement. The new codeshare agreement allows American to place its code on Air Tahiti Nui flights between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Papeete Faa'a International Airport (PPT) and allows Air Tahiti Nui to place its code on American flights from Los...