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Belfast City begins digital transformation

The Northern Irish hub has completed the first phase in its new development, implementing voice search technology and a new customer service tool

IATA warns governments on high cost of testing for travellers

The organisation believes that restarting affordable travel is essential to supporting the 46 million jobs within the tourism industry that rely on aviation

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USCG receives 25th upgraded MH-65E Dolphin

The US Coast Guard has received its 25th upgraded Aérospatiale (now Airbus Helicopters) MH-65E Dolphin SAR helicopter, after the latest example was delivered to CGAS Miami, Florida, on July 12

Saab suggests T-7A Milestone C in late-2022

Saab has said the T-7A programme, which together with Boeing will deliver a new jet training aircraft to the US Air Force, could reach Milestone C in late-2022 ahead of moving to a more stable low-rate initial production in 2023

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Cannon AFB receives first AC-130J Ghostrider

The 27th SOW at Cannon AFB, New Mexico, received its first Lockheed Martin AC-130J Ghostrider on July 19, marking a new milestone in the transformation of US Air Force Special Operations Command’s fixed-wing gunship capabilities

Germany’s first C-130J-30 rolled out

Lockheed Martin has completed the production of the first C-130J-30 Super Hercules heavy-lift tactical transport for the German Air Force

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NASA's SOFIA lands in Tahiti

SOFIA, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infra-red Astronomy was deployed to Papeete/Fa'a'ā International Airport on Tahiti, French Polynesia on July 19.

Thales to provide Rafale with new avionics

Thales has been awarded a contract to supply Scorpion helmet-mounted sight and display systems and digital multi-function displays for all the Dassault Aviation Rafale aircraft in service with the French Air and Space Force and the French Navy

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UK orders 13 more Protector RG1s

UK Defence Minister Jeremy Quin has confirmed that a £195m contract has been signed with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems for a further 13 MQ-9B Protector RG1 remotely piloted aircraft for the RAF

SSP expands airport lounge portfolio in Malaysia

Two hubs in the region are set to be taken over by the company, working alongside MAHB