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IAI signs P2F conversion deal with Avolon

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is to convert A330-300 aircraft from passenger to freighter configuration for aircraft leasing firm Avolon

Drone night flights authorised

A new authorisation has made it easier for United States-based pilots to operate their drones at night and in a wider range of locations

French SAF flight takes off

Air France, TotalEnergies, the Métropole of Nice Côte d’Azur and Nice Côte d’Azur Airport have collaborated on a ground-breaking Nice-Paris flight using sustainable aviation fuel

ADB Safegate acquires Protec Automation

ADB Safegate has acquired Protec Automation, a specialist in airfield lighting control systems, power technologies and services in industrial automation

Google Maps world first for Zurich Airport

Google has activated the Live View feature in Google Maps at Zurich Airport, making it the first airport in the world with this function

F-35 fighter production rebaseline agreed

The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin have agreed on an F-35 production rebaseline to recover from an aircraft shortfall following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

NASA electric engine contracts awarded

NASA has selected two US companies to support its Electric Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD)

Flyr flies with SITA

New Norwegian low-cost carrier Flyr has chosen travel IT specialist SITA’s solutions for everything from weather reports to air-to-ground comms

airBaltic unveils online COVID documentation checks

Latvian carrier airBaltic has launched an automatic COVID-19 travel document check for passengers on direct flights to Riga

JetBlue reunites Gatwick and JFK

New York airline JetBlue has launched a nonstop service between New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport and London Gatwick Airport

US Navy awards AGM-88G missile production contract

The US Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman the contract to proceed with low-rate initial production for the AGM-88G Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Extended Range

Inmarsat looks to unlock the sky for UAVs

ATM discusses the evolution of UAV communications with Inmarsat.

Boeing awarded global C-17 sustainment extension

Boeing has been awarded a follow-on contract by the US Department of Defense to help sustain C-17 Globemaster III strategic transport aircraft in a deal that could be worth up to US$23.8bn including potential options and incentives over the next ten years

NASA Transfers Air Traffic Management Tool Updates to FAA

Sustainable aviation takes a great step forward with reduced fuel savings, reduced CO2 emissions and a new way of routing flights.

Austrian trials Materna IPS bag tag solution

Austrian Airlines is trialling a Materna IPS solution that enables passengers to drop off their baggage on trains from Linz and Salzburg to Vienna Airport

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