Iridium CertusSM Mission-Critical Broadband Readies for Department of Defense Users with COMSAT

MCLEAN, Va., February 19, 2018 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that COMSAT, Inc., has signed an agreement to become an Iridium Certus service provider for U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) users. This unique, long-term deal will allow COMSAT Inc. to provide Iridium’s secure global satellite broadband connectivity for mobile voice and data services to the Department of Defense (DoD) beginning in mid-2018.

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Pobeda plans Russian growth from Cologne Bonn

Pobeda – Aeroflot’s subsidiary airline and Russia’s only low-cost carrier (LCC) – has confirmed the commencement of a twice-weekly service from Cologne Bonn Airport to St. Petersburg tomorrow. Being the German airport’s only regular operator to Russia, the airline will launch the 1,753-kilometre connection utilising its 737-800 fleet, from 17 February.

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U.S. regulator awards amended type certificate to newest member of 737 MAX family

Airplane now being prepped for delivery in the coming weeks

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that the 737 MAX 9 has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), officially certifying the airplane for commercial service.

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U.S. regulator awards amended type certificate to newest member of 737 MAX family

Airplane now being prepped for delivery in the coming weeks

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that the 737 MAX 9 has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), officially certifying the airplane for commercial service.

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Gatwick is world’s first major airport to introduce a cloud-based Flight Information System (FIDS)

Gatwick Airport,UK, May 2000, In-Press (CGA134)

  • More resilient and can run on battery powered mobile screens with 4G connectivity independent from other airport systems or infrastructure if required
  • Gatwick’s 1200 cloud-based screens take up only 3Mbps – making the system extremely fast and responsive
  • New system can run natively on smart TVs

Gatwick is the world’s first major airport to introduce a cloud-based Flight Information Display System (FIDS) – an innovative, cost effective system that is easily scalable, more flexible and resilient, and requires considerably less infrastructure and maintenance.

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  • Title Beijing
  • Released 16/02/2018 10:00 am
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
  • DescriptionToday, 16 February, upwards of 20% of the world’s population will be celebrating Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. According to the traditional Chinese calendar, which is based on the lunar cycle and the position of the Sun, the New Year changes each year, but always falls between 21 January and 20 February. There are 12 Chinese zodiac animals that represent years, and 2018 is the year of the dog.

 

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Munich Airport and Lufthansa start testing of humanoid robot in Terminal 2

If Carlsberg made robots they probably wouldn’t look anything like Merkel

“Josie Pepper” to provide information to passengers

She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, “Josie Pepper” the robot will be answering questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Whether they need directions to their gate or want to stop at a certain restaurant or shop – Josie Pepper will look them in the eyes and give them a prompt answer.

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