GlobalBeacon will provide Qatar Airways with real-time worldwide aircraft tracking that complies with ICAO Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System recommendations
McLean, Virginia (September 26, 2016) – Aireon LLC and FlightAware announced today that Qatar Airways will be the first airline to adopt the new GlobalBeaconSM solution to meet the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System (GADSS) recommendations.
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The new group with an enterprise value of €45m will soon launch a revolutionary online offer
[PARIS & LONDON – 27 September 2016] Wijet today announces that it is acquiring Blink to create the world’s largest air taxi company, with an enterprise value of €45m. The transaction will see the respective fleets being brought together into the same company and based all across Europe. With the scale that fifteen Cessna Mustang very light jets provides, the true efficiencies of the air taxi service can be realised.
Cloud-based, mobile optimized solution streamlines operations
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland and SAN FRANCISCO (Sept. 26, 2016) – Aircraft operators and flight departments will have access to an end-to-end aircraft management solution through mobile devices, tablets and web browsers as a result of a recently signed agreement between Rockwell Collins and Stellar Labs.
Title Living in the twilight zone
Released 26/09/2016 5:00 pm
Copyright K. Raskoff
The sea gooseberry is just one of the many species that inhabit the mesopelagic region of the ocean, which is between 100 m and 1000 m below the surface. The mesopelagic is home to most of the world’s fish, but how they get enough food has largely been a mystery. Using information from satellites and in situ instruments, scientists have worked out that a ‘seasonal mixed-layer pump’ moves 300 million tonnes of carbon from the surface waters to the depths below. This is an important addition to the ‘rain’ of fast-sinking organic aggregates of dead plankton and waste products from organisms that live near the surface.
27 September 2016
The deep, dark twilight zone a kilometre down in the ocean is home to most of the world’s fish, but how they get enough food has largely been a mystery. Now, thanks to satellites and floating sensors, scientists have worked out how much energy is being pumped to the depths.
Title Mawrth Vallis martian mosaic
Released 26/09/2016 12:30 pm
Copyright ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
Sculpted by ancient water flowing on the surface, Mawrth Vallis is one of the most remarkable outflow channels on Mars. The valley, once a potentially habitable place, is one of the main features of a region at the boundary between the southern highlands and the northern lowlands.
Team announces its most substantial sponsorship deal
World Land Speed Record Challenge on track for Autumn 2017
Geely to take BLOODHOUND Inspiration Programme across Asia
The BLOODHOUND Project today announced Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (ZGH) as its prime sponsor and Official Automotive Partner in a 3-year agreement. The leading Chinese automotive group will provide technical as well as financial support to the Project and promote its Inspirational Programme throughout Asia.