Leonardo: LCI orders nine helicopters as it takes delivery of a record six units in a month time

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 Contract for nine aircraft comprising AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopters valued in excess of US$120 million
 LCI is taking delivery of five AW169s and one AW139 from Leonardo this month
 49 new Leonardo helicopters delivered or on order by LCI to date
Rome, 19 June 2017 – Leonardo and Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, have today announced an order for an additional nine helicopters. The order is valued at over US$120 million and covers the entire family of new generation helicopters – the AgustaWestland AW139, AW169 and AW189. Deliveries will commence this year and continue into 2018.

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Boeing Launches Larger Capacity 737 MAX 10 at 2017 Paris Air Show

Newest member of 737 MAX family to be industry’s most efficient, profitable single-aisle airplane

Wide market acceptance with more than 240 orders, commitments from 10+ customers

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] announced the launch of the 737 MAX 10 as the newest member of the 737 MAX family today at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The 737 MAX 10 will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any single-aisle airplane ever produced.

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Boeing Highlights Analytics Capability with Customer Orders, New Name

Boeing AnalytX recognizes aerospace industry’s most comprehensive suite of data-driven solutions

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today launched Boeing AnalytX, bringing together the work of more than 800 analytics experts across the company, who are focused on transforming data into actionable insights and customer solutions.

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Boeing Forecasts Growth in Aerospace Services Market

10-year combined aerospace services outlook projects $2.6 trillion demand in served commercial and government services

20-year total commercial services outlook shows growth of up to $8.5 trillion

LE BOURGET, France, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has released a forecast for aerospace services demand, projecting the need for expansive services over the next 10 years, valued at $2.6 trillion dollars.

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Aviall Signs Multi-Year Consumables and Expendables Parts Supply Chain Program Agreement with Etihad Airways Engineering

 

LE BOURGET, France, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing today announced, through its subsidiary Aviall, a multi-year consumables and expendables aircraft parts supply chain program agreement with Etihad Airways Engineering. The agreement expands Aviall’s offerings to include full supply chain spectrum support, including forecasting, planning, advanced provisioning and supply chain administration.

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BAE Systems cuts time of RN minesweeper refits; Heroic efforts saved Fitzgerald, but seven died in flooding

BAE Systems cuts time of RN minesweeper refits
BAE Systems cuts time of RN minesweeper refits
June 19, 2017 — BAE Systems reports that a U.K. Royal Navy minesweeper, HMS Brocklesby, has begun her sea trials program, a significant milestone in her overhaul period, four months earlier than usual. HMS Brocklesby is undergoing the largest work package for a Royal Navy Mine Countermeasure Vessel (MCMV) to date. However, a new way of working at Portsmouth Naval Base means that she will return to the Royal Navy’s surface fleet four months earlier than Hunt Class vessels in previous upkeeps.

 

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Prepare for a Flying Ovation – Icelandair enrol staff in stage school in a unique customer service initiative

Performances will take to the skies to entertain a new breed of passenger as part of Icelandair Stopover Pass, a pioneering service launching today.

·       Passengers can transform their boarding pass into an Icelandair Stopover Pass for free – this grants them access to a range of incredible performances starring the Icelandair staff and Icelandic talent

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Canadian-led NATO Battlegroup begins work in Latvia

 

June 19, 2017 – Camp Ādaži, Latvia – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Canada is a leading member of NATO that has always deployed our troops and equipment when and where they are needed most. The Government of Canada is committed to taking concrete action so that Canadians – and people around the world – can feel safe and secure in their communities.

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