Airbus, Orange Business Services and Capgemini launch the collaborative platform sobloo to pave the way to a new era of exploitation of Earth Observation (EO) data
20 June 2018: Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has launched its double daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service connecting Bahrain International Airport and London, Heathrow. Onboard the airline’s inaugural double daily Dreamliner service to London Heathrow were members of the airline’s executive management team including Gulf Air Deputy Chief Executive Officer Captain Waleed Abdulhameed Al Alawi who was welcomed upon landing into Heathrow by Bahrain’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom H.E. Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa, embassy officials, executive management from BAA, officials from Gulf Air’s General Sales Agent for United Kingdom Aviareps UK and Gulf Air’s London team.
Jet Airways becomes first airline in India to operate the new, more efficient 737 jet
Delivery is first of 150 737 MAX airplanes for Jet Airways
SEATTLE, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Jet Airways today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX airplane. Jet Airways will be first Indian carrier to fly the new and improved 737 airplane, which delivers a double-digit improvement in fuel efficiency and improved passenger comfort.
World’s largest air cargo carrier modernizes its fleet with more 767 Freighters and 777 Freighters
New order reflects confidence in growing air cargo market and Boeing’s freighter family
SEATTLE, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and FedEx Express today announced a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world’s largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry’s most capable freighters to better serve its customers.
NASA to Host Media Teleconference on National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Report
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 20, to discuss a new report detailing U.S. plans for near-Earth objects (NEOs) that could pose a hazard to Earth. While no known NEOs currently pose significant risks of impact, the report is a key step to addressing a nationwide response to any future risks.
STAFFORD, Virginia — The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver an initial 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV), with options for a total of 204 vehicles which could be worth up to $1.2 billion. BAE Systems, along with teammate Iveco Defence Vehicles, prevailed in the Marine Corps’ robust competition for the next generation of vehicles to get the Marines from ship to shore to engage in land combat operations.