NASSCO Norfolk wins Navy contract worth potential $98 million; PODCAST: Schoenrock Hydraulik eyes U.S. shipbuilding market

NASSCO Norfolk wins Navy contract worth potential $98 million
December 27, 2017 — GD NASSCO’s Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, VA, has been awarded an $83,079,259 contract for the execution of USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) fiscal 2018 docking phased maintenance availability. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $98,259,279. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by May 2019.

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Lufthansa Munich – new aircraft, new destinations

  • Airbus A380 from 25 March 2018
  • To Singapore on the Airbus A350
  • Lodz, Katowice and Funchal now also from Munich

The summer brings many changes for Lufthansa in Munich. The biggest event will be on March 25, at the very beginning of the new flight schedule period – Lufthansa will be stationing five A380 aircraft in Munich and will operate daily flights to Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing throughout the summer. In the winter, the A380 destinations will change – the Lufthansa flagship will then connect Munich with Miami, Shanghai and San Francisco.

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AW139 global helicopter fleet sets outstanding milestone of two million flight hours


 Of the total, one million flight hours were achieved in the last three years, demonstrating impressive reliability, effectiveness, safety and supportability
 The most successful helicopter programme in 15 years benefits from strong partnership between the Company and its customers, maintaining huge growth potential
 Best-seller with orders for over 1000 units and nearly 900 aircraft in service to date

Rome, 27 December 2017 – The AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter global fleet has reached an outstanding milestone of two million flight hours, across all operational scenarios on five continents, while performing a wide range of missions with commercial, government and military operators. This accomplishment was reached just three years after the achievement of the first million showing impressive reliability, effectiveness, safety and supportability across a range of missions.

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AW109 Trekker helicopter achieves EASA certification

 Newest type in the light twin-engine segment strengthening Leonardo’s position in this market for public services and utility duties
 EASA Certification allows deliveries to start in the first quarter of 2018
 Over 40 aircraft ordered by customers worldwide to date
Rome, 27 December 2017 – Leonardo is pleased to announce that the AW109 Trekker helicopter was issued with type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) yesterday. Deliveries will start in the first quarter of 2018. The milestone marks the entry into the market of the newest light twin-engine helicopter designed by Leonardo, further strengthening its leading position in a key market segment, in particular to meet the growing demand for greater capability, versatility and cost effectiveness for public services and utility duties.

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Boeing and Royal Air Maroc Announce Orders for Four 787 Dreamliners

Morocco’s flag carrier expands 787 fleet to enable growth in international routes

SEATTLE, Dec. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Royal Air Maroc (RAM) today announced orders for (4) 787-9 Dreamliners – valued at $1.1 billion at list prices – that will enable Morocco’s flag carrier to expand international service.

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