Milan Bergamo cranks up the heat on seasonal services

Milan Bergamo Airport, Italy’s third largest airport by annual passenger numbers, is once again adding new links and offering further enhancements to its route network throughout the summer season. In addition to seven new services – two of which fill white spots on the airport’s route map – the Italian gateway will be resuming a notable 19 seasonal operations in the coming weeks.

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Steve Jurczyk Appointed NASA Associate Administrator; Krista Paquin Retires; Melanie W. Saunders Named Acting Deputy Associate Administrator

Steve Jurczyk Appointed NASA Associate Administrator; Krista Paquin Retires; Melanie W. Saunders Named Acting Deputy Associate Administrator

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NASA Associate Administrator Steve Jurczyk

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Steve Jurczyk as associate administrator, the agency’s highest-ranking civil servant position. Jurczyk has been serving in the position in an acting capacity since March 10. In addition, Deputy Associate Administrator Krista Paquin will retire from NASA at the end of May. Melanie W. Saunders has been assigned as the acting deputy associate administrator, effective June 10.

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NASA Sends New Research on Orbital ATK Mission to Space Station

NASA Sends New Research on Orbital ATK Mission to Space Station

Liftoff of Antares
The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A, Monday, May 21, 2018 at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Orbital ATK’s ninth contracted cargo resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver approximately 7,400 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and vehicle hardware to the orbital laboratory and its crew. Photo Credit: (NASA/Aubrey Gemignani)
Credits: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

Astronauts soon will have new experiments to conduct related to emergency navigation, DNA sequencing and ultra-cold atom research when the research arrives at the International Space Station following the 4:44 a.m. EDT Monday launch of an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft.

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Keflavik Airport adds three new connections to one big destination

As Keflavik Airport continues to intensify its solid route network, the coming weeks will see the Icelandic gateway not only add a new destination on its route map but promptly launch three new links to the 12th busiest airport in the world (by passenger numbers). Welcoming the inaugural flight from Dallas/Fort Worth this week, Keflavik will be connected to the Texan airport a total of 13 times a week by mid-June, with Icelandic carriers Icelandair and WOW air, as well as new airline partner American Airlines.

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Sikorsky and Canada’s DND Receive AHS International Award for Successful CH-148 Cyclone Helicopter Shipboard Tests

Combined Test Force proved ship/helicopter operational capability in Sea State 6 conditions

PHOENIX, May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AHS International has recognized Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, for “conducting an extraordinary international effort” to demonstrate flight and shipboard operation of the CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter from a Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate. The award cites successful expansion of the flight envelop to Sea State 6 conditions, where waves reached a height of six meters (20 feet) with winds up to 55 knots (100 km/hour or 63 mph).

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Gatwick’s new passenger app wins two awards at separate ceremonies last night

  • Gatwick app wins Mobile Innovation of the Year and Mobile App of the Year
  • Airport also picks up Cloud Project of the Year for its world first Flight Information System
  • Awards herald start of Gatwick’s ‘digital transformation’ with wide range of passenger-facing digital innovations coming on stream soon

 

Gatwick’s new passenger app won Mobile Innovation of the Year at the National Technology awards last night, and also picked up Mobile App of the Year at the Real IT awards.

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The Lost Pilots, The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation’s Golden Couple

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First published by Flatiron Books in the USA, this edition is available in hardback and softback. It is a gripping story of two pioneer aviators and their very complex love life, making a story more absorbing than many a best selling novel – Very Highly Recommended.


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