Welcoming over one million more passengers last year than in 2016, adding three new airlines and launching 20 new flights resulted in Milan Bergamo Airport’s most successful year in its history. Recording a healthy overall 10.5% growth in passenger traffic last year saw a total of 12.3 million passengers travel through Italy’s third busiest airport (in terms of annual passengers).
Air France announces new daily route to Paris-Charles de Gaulle for Summer ’18 from Cork
10 January 2018: One of the biggest airlines in the world, Air France is to begin services out of Cork Airport from May, with a new Cork to Paris-Charles de Gaulle route.
MOORESTOWN, N.J., Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In a landmark demonstration, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) connected key components of its Aegis Ashore and Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) technologies, validating the ability to greatly increase operational performance, efficiency and reliability of Aegis Ashore.
- Title Heavenly palace
- Released 11/01/2018 9:12 am
- Copyright A. Figer. Used by permission.
- DescriptionThis vivid image shows China’s space station Tiangong-1 – the name means ‘heavenly palace’ – and was captured by French astrophotographer Alain Figer on 27 November 2017. It was taken from a ski area in the Hautes-Alpes region of southeast France as the station passed overhead near dusk.
A new performance-based logistics agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency will support Rockwell Collins products on multiple aircraft platforms that are serviced at the Robins Air Force Base maintenance depot
• Defense Logistics Agency’s first performance-based logistics agreement with the U.S. Air Force
• Improves readiness while reducing inventory and infrastructure costs
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Jan. 10, 2018) – Rockwell Collins has been awarded a $22 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to provide support for the Robins Air Force Base maintenance depot. As the DLA’s first performance-based logistics (PBL) contract with the Air Force, the initial contract will run for three years with Rockwell Collins providing total supply chain management for replacement parts on the AN/ARC-171, AN/ARC-190 and AN/ARR-85 airborne communication products.
The electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing multi-copter UAV is designed to carry up to 500 pounds
The prototype aims to further develop and mature the building blocks of autonomy and electric propulsion
CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing’s autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles. It is designed to transport a payload up to 500 pounds for possible future cargo and logistics applications.
Growing by an immense 28% in passenger numbers, Keflavik Airport welcomed 8.8 million passengers by the end of 2017. Seeing nearly two million more passengers than the year before, the Icelandic hub has witnessed balanced growth across O&D and connecting traffic, resulting in another record-breaking year for the gateway.
- Title VDES to connect the seas
- Released 10/01/2018 9:49 am
- Copyright ESA
- DescriptionESA is supporting development of the VHF Data Exchange System, or VDES for short, a next-generation maritime communications service specifically designed to integrate terrestrial infrastructure with satellites, to deliver two-way communication across the planet.
- Id 388834
10 January 2018
There are yawning gaps in our interconnected world: unable or unwilling to take up satellite communications, many smaller ships find themselves isolated on the high seas. ESA is part of an ambitious effort to upgrade an existing VHF system to provide wide-bandwidth two-way communications to all mariners.
- Title Columbus stripped
- Released 09/01/2018 4:13 pm
- Copyright ESA
- DescriptionInside the cylindrical modules of the International Space Station is the standard stuff of technology. Wires, cables and pumps form the framework of the one-of-a-kind European Columbus laboratory, seen here in its early days of assembly.