Budapest Airport’s Moroccan medley

Budapest Airport welcomed its second Moroccan connection as yesterday saw the Hungarian gateway celebrate the inaugural flight of Wizz Air’s twice-weekly service to Agadir. Joining the airport’s recent new service to Marrakech, the addition of the low-cost carrier’s (LCC) link to the southern coast of Morocco sees Budapest firmly put the North African country on its destination map this winter.

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Reach new heights with drones

Transforming the world of photography and videography, drones have provided a new perspective making it cheap and relatively safe to obtain aerial footage. Although aerial photography is certainly nothing new, planes and helicopters are increasingly becoming replaced by light drones with the addition of high-definition cameras. As with most modern technology, there is a vast range of drones, or UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) currently on the market; how much you’re prepared to spend will determine the quality of camera on-board, and the flying characteristics of the drone itself.

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KLM and Costa Rica start unique cooperation to make aviation more sustainable using biofuel

 

The Costa Rican government and KLM have joined hands to combat carbon dioxide emissions. Over the coming months, they will research the possibilities of flying from San Jose using bio-based jet fuel. Right now, sustainable aviation fuel is the most effective way to reduce CO2 emissions and, in so doing, to make civil aviation more sustainable.

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Budapest Airport’s W17/18 with Ryanair

Having already added 16 new routes so far this year, Budapest Airport has launched W17/18 by celebrating six links with Ryanair in the first few days of the new season. Celebrating the notable addition of the Hungarian gateway’s first year-round service to Marrakech, the ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) has also expanded its route network from Budapest by commencing twice-weekly services to Palermo, Valencia and Edinburgh and a five times weekly service to Prague, while a three times weekly service to Naples joins the roll call of destinations tomorrow.

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Navy, USCG issue Draft RFP for Polar icebreaker; New alert underscores piracy risk off Nigeria

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Navy, USCG issue Draft RFP for Polar icebreaker
October 30, 2017 — The U.S. Navy in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard under its Integrated Program Office, recently took the next step and released a draft RFP for the Heavy Polar Icebreaker Program. The draft RFP is for the Detail, Design, and Construction of one heavy polar icebreaker, with options for two additional ships. Interested parties will have to respond by December 11, 2017. The final RFP will be released in 2018, with a contract award expected in FY 2019—subject to appropriations.

 

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NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Mission to Space Station

NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Mission to Space Station

Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
NASA will host a media teleconference to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.
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NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 2, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.

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Ryanair’s enriched route network from Cologne Bonn

Cologne Bonn Airport’s new winter schedule launched this week with Ryanair adding further enhancements to its route network. Commencing a total of eight new services, the ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) will be connecting the German airport to five new destinations during W17/18, directly linking Cologne Bonn to Bristol, Vitoria, Vilnius, Seville and Venice Treviso for the first time.

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