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2013-06-19 04:20:15

Systems designed to reduce delays and increase capacity and efficiency PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) latest air traffic management automation systems have successfully gone into continuous operation at two of the world's busiest airport hubs: Dallas Fort Worth in the U.S. and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Dallas Fort Worth is the first of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) high volume hubs to transition to Raytheon's Standard...

2013-04-05 16:20:18

EVERETT, Wash., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) completed a 787 certification demonstration flight today on line number 86, a Boeing-owned production airplane built for LOT Polish Airlines. Today's flight marks the final certification test for the new battery system, completing the testing required by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Today's flight departed from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. at 10:39 a.m. Pacific with a crew of 11 onboard, including two...

2013-03-12 16:20:51

EVERETT, Wash., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the company's plan to test and certify improvements to the 787's battery system. Successful completion of each step within the plan will result in the FAA's approval to resume commercial 787 flights. "Our top priority is the integrity of our products and the safety of the passengers and crews who fly on them," said Boeing Chairman, President and CEO...

2013-02-26 12:20:46

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, today announced that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an order approving the 40-year Lease between Aerostar and the Puerto Rico Ports Authority, which was signed in July 2012. The FAA's order is available at...

2013-02-12 20:20:25

MADRID, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has applied hundreds of thousands of research measurements made by Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] WindTracer(®) Doppler lidar to redefine flight rules, achieving major efficiency enhancements at U.S. airports. The FAA granted approval for San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to conduct dependent arrival operations on their closely spaced parallel runway...

2013-02-07 16:21:02

SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) welcomes the progress reported by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the 787 investigation, including that the NTSB has identified the origin of the event as having been within the battery. The findings discussed today demonstrated a narrowing of the focus of the investigation to short circuiting observed in the battery, while providing the public with a better understanding of the nature of the investigation. The...

2013-01-16 20:20:14

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney issued the following statement today after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency airworthiness directive that requires U.S. 787 operators to temporarily cease operations and recommends other regulatory agencies to follow suit: "The safety of passengers and crew members who fly aboard Boeing airplanes is our highest priority. "Boeing is committed to supporting the FAA and...

2012-11-13 12:20:26

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Risk announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has purchased further licenses for its award winning Active Risk Manager (ARM) risk management software. After the initial purchase of ARM in late 2011, ARM has now been selected for risk management across the whole range of strategic programs supported by the FAA Project Management Office (PMO). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120813/PH56355LOGO )...

2012-03-20 10:20:15

EVERETT, Wash., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) received an amended type certificate today from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the 787-8 Dreamliner equipped with General Electric GEnx engines. "This is a great day for our customers and for our team who worked tirelessly to ensure the Dreamliner offers breakthrough fuel efficiency, unprecedented performance and new levels of comfort," said Larry Loftis, vice president and general manager of the 787...

2012-03-13 06:02:00

DALLAS, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (www.flexjet.com) - Flexjet, a leader in business aviation solutions, has been recognized again by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. National Air Transportation Association (NATA) for excellence in aircraft technical training. The Diamond Award of Excellence is the FAA's highest honor for maintenance training and Flexjet is the only fractional jet ownership program provider that has received this award for 13...