WIZZ AIR GROWS PASSENGER NUMBERS BY 22%, LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 1.0 PPTS TO 91%

 

MAY 2017 TRAFFIC STATISTICS:
WIZZ AIR GROWS PASSENGER NUMBERS BY 22%, LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 1.0 PPTS TO 91%
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Geneva, 5 June 2017: Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for May 2017.
In May 2017, Wizz Air continued to expand its network and operations with the following announcements:
 Base expansion with the deployment of a second Airbus A320 aircraft to Belgrade in Serbia.
 Network expansion to 141 airports with the announcement of one new routes to/from Saint Petersburg in Russia.
 Delivery of one brand new Airbus A321 aircraft taking the fleet to 81 aircraft.
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New NASA Experiments, Research Headed to International Space Station

New NASA Experiments, Research Headed to International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon cargo craft lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:07 p.m. June 3.
The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:07 p.m. June 3. About 6,000 pounds of research equipment, cargo and supplies are packed into the cargo craft that is now in Earth orbit and headed to the International Space Station.
Credits: NASA TV

Major experiments that will look into the human body and out into the galaxy are on their way to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft following its 5:07 p.m. EDT launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.

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Canadian First World War soldier found in France and identified

 

June 2, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified the remains of a First World War soldier found near the village of Vendin-le-Vieil, France, as those of Sergeant Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy of St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Sergeant Shaughnessy was a member of the 13th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), a unit perpetuated by The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, of Montreal.

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Vice President Pence to Visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center for Astronaut Class Announcement

 

Vice President Mike Pence will visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Wednesday, June 7, to welcome America’s newest astronaut candidates, chosen from more than 18,000 applicants to carry the torch for future human space exploration. The event will air live at 2 p.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Additionally, the Vice President will tour the Christopher C. Kraft Jr. Mission Control Center and hear briefings on current human spaceflight operations.

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Newport News delivers Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78); MARAD: $9.8 million available for Small Shipyard Grants

VIDEO: Newport News delivers Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)
VIDEO: Newport News delivers Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)
June 2, 2017 —Huntington Ingalls Industries reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has delivered the first-of-class nuclear aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) to the U.S. Navy. Designed to replace Nimitz-class aircraft carriers, the Ford class features a new nuclear power plant, a redesigned island, electromagnetic catapults, improved weapons movement, an enhanced flight deck capable of increased aircraft sortie rates, and growth margin for future technologies.

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