Lufthansa is expanding its European network this winter

Airbus A330-300 der Deutschen Lufthansa AG
Foto: Airbus Lufthansa 03.2004
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Seven new winter destinations from Frankfurt and Munich

Lufthansa is launching seven new winter destinations starting at the end of October: Pamplona, Genoa, Bari and Catania are the new destinations available from Frankfurt. The offer from Munich will be extended to include Nantes, Glasgow and Santiago de Compostela as further attractive city connections.

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Leonardo: Norwegian Police Directorate Chooses AW169 as their new law enforcement helicopter

 The contract is expected to be signed in August 2017 and includes procurement of three aircraft plus three options and a 10 year maintenance package
 The aircraft will perform various roles including observation, surveillance, special operations team transport and airborne sniping to counter terrorism and other crimes
 Over 160 agreements, including orders and options, have been signed by almost 70 customers in approximately 30 nations worldwide to date
Rome – 26 July 2017 – Leonardo welcomes the decision by the Norwegian Police Directorate to choose the AW169 as their new law enforcement helicopter following a tender for their helicopter service modernization programme. The contract, expected to be signed in August 2017, will include three aircraft, with an option for a further three units, and a 10 year maintenance package.

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NASA Announces 2017 MUREP Awards to Tribal Colleges and Universities

NASA Announces 2017 MUREP Awards to Tribal Colleges and Universities

TCU team develops science payloads for spaceflight during RockOn.
TCU team develops science payloads for spaceflight during RockOn competition at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia
Credits: NASA

NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) awarded approximately $1.8 million in new cooperative agreements to three Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) across the United States. These agreements provide opportunities for TCU students, faculty and staff to engage in NASA-related science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) research and activities.

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Leonardo: AW189 to support Oil&Gas operations in Russia from Sakhalin

 

 The addition of this AW189 operated by Aviashelf expands the success of the type as the
bestselling helicopter in its weight category and in the Oil&Gas market both in Russia
and internationally
 The aircraft will be equipped with Full Ice Protection System for outstanding all weather
operations
 Agreements for more than 150 AW189s, including orders and options, have been signed
by customers worldwide to date
Moscow, 18 July 2017 – Leonardo announced today that an AW189 super medium helicopter will be operated by Aviashelf to perform transport operations from Sakhalin Island in Russia supporting the Oil&Gas industry. The aircraft will be supplied together with a support and training package with delivery expected in summer 2018.

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Leonardo: AW119Kx helicopter to provide surveillance, monitoring for New York City Department of Environmental Protection Police

A119 Koala

 One AW119Kx helicopter, outfitted in law enforcement configuration, selected by New York City Department of Environmental Protection Police
 Aircraft to support protection of New York City’s drinking water resources
 Over 280 AW119 helicopters have been ordered to date in 35 countries by nearly 120 customers.
Rome, 26 July 2017 – Leonardo announced today that the AW119Kx helicopter has been selected by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection Police for operations in support of water supply protection. Delivery of the aircraft is expected in 2018.

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Joint Statement: Quartet Announce Designation of 9 Entities & 9 Individuals on Lists of Terrorist Groups

24 July 2017: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Arab Republic of Egypt declare that in their firm and solid commitment to fight terrorism, cut off sources of funding, prosecute those who are involved in it, combat extremist ideologies and hate speech incubators; and in continuous assessment, the four countries have announced the designation of  9 entities and 9 individuals on the lists of terrorist groups:

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Denali momentum continues as build of first full test aircraft begins

 

OSHKOSH, Wis. (July 24, 2017) – One year after unveiling a cabin mockup of its all-new high-performance single-engine turboprop at Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh, Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has made significant progress in bringing to market the Cessna Denali. Manufacturing of the first full airframe test article has begun and the team has started building tooling for production. The clean-sheet Denali is being designed to meet the needs of customers and outperform its competition in capability, cabin experience, ownership costs and pilot interface.

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Boeing Team Completes KC-46 Tanker Electromagnetic Testing

A Boeing KC-46A tanker undergoes testing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., on the base’s electromagnetic pulse pad. In order to evaluate its ability to operate safely through electromagnetic fields produced by radar, radio towers and other systems, the aircraft received a series of pulses from a large coil mounted overhead. The KC-46 is protected by technologies designed into the aircraft to negate any effects. (Photo credit: NAVAIR photographer)

EVERETT, Wash., July 27, 2017 – A Boeing [NYSE: BA]-led team, including U.S. Air Force and Naval Air Systems Command representatives, recently completed KC-46 tanker electromagnetic testing.

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