App, App and Away – Gatwick launches its first passenger app with personalised flight information, live queue times, and shopping and airport offers

  • Personalised, real-time flight updates, gate information and check-in and security queue times straight to your phone
  • Intuitive wayfindingusing 2,000 navigation beacons located throughout terminals
  • Shopping, eating and airport offers, instantly redeemable from your phone

Gatwick’s new app – one of several passenger-facing digital innovations coming on stream soon – offers passengers personalised flight alerts, real-time queue updates for check-in and security, intuitive navigation using beacon technology and shopping, restaurant and airport offers.

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NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

A SpaceX Dragonbound for the International Space Station is targeted to launch on a Falcon 9 rocket
A SpaceX Dragon loaded with about 4,800 pounds of research, hardware and crew supplies bound for the International Space Station is targeted to launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida no earlier than 11:46 a.m. EST, Dec. 12.
Credits: NASA

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 11:46 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 12.

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NASA Television Coverage Set for Space Station Crew Landing, Launch

NASA Television Coverage Set for Space Station Crew Landing, Launch

Expedition 54
Expedition 54 Flight Engineers Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei of NASA, Commander Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, Scott Tingle of NASA and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
Credits: NASA

Three crew members on the International Space Station are scheduled to end their mission and return to Earth on Thursday, Dec. 14, just days before another three space travelers begin their mission. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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Boeing KC-46A Tanker for U.S. Air Force Completes First Flight

The first KC-46 tanker for the U.S. Air Force takes off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., on its maiden flight. During the three and one-half hour flight, pilots took the aircraft to 39,000 feet and performed operational checks on engines, flight controls and environmental systems. The KC-46 is a multirole tanker than can refuel all allied and coalition aircraft compatible with international aerial refueling procedures and can carry passengers, cargo and patients. (Photo by Marian Lockhart)

Newest aircraft moves closer to delivery after airborne operational checks

EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 5, 2017 – The first Boeing [NYSE: BA] KC-46A tanker that will be delivered to the U.S. Air Force next year successfully completed its first flight and airborne tests today, taking off from Paine Field at 10:32 a.m. PST and landing approximately three-and-one-half hours later.

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Lockheed Martin Inks Five-Year Agreement to Provide Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds to NATO Countries

ARCHBALD, Pa., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) signed a five-year agreement for the agency to purchase Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTRs) on behalf of member countries.

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