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First HC-130J for CGAS Barbers Point

Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, received its first of four Lockheed Martin HC-130J Hercules when its initial aircraft – tail number 2008 – touched down at Kalaeloa Airport on June 11

Aerosoft and Orbx announce distribution partnership

Aerosoft and Orbx have announced a new partnership, which sees both companies sharing the distribution of their respective products.

Dassault delivers first Rafale to Greece

Dassault Aviation has delivered the first of 18 Rafale multi-role fighters to the Hellenic Air Force, just six months after the acquisition contract was inked between the Greek Ministry of Defence and the French aircraft manufacturing giant

Indra awarded deal for Germany’s new Eurofighter radar

Spanish defence and technology company Indra will provide a significant capability boost to Germany’s planned new Eurofighter procurement with the integration of core elements of the Eurofighter Common Radar System MK1 active electronically scanned array radar

ACI releases new tool to assist airports with capacity planning

The new application is set to assess factors such as queue length and social distancing to optimise operations

Finnair IATA Travel Pass trials underway

The platform is currently being tested on flights between London and Finland, with hopes the received feedback will improve the app’s performance

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KC-46A’s centreline drogue system approved for operational use

Headquarters Air Mobility Command announced on July 12 that the USAF’s Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Centerline Drogue System mission set has been approved for operational use

EasyJet captain intervened after United 787 approach error in Paris

The Dreamliner came within 300ft of the A320 while trying to land in the French capital last July

EasyJet signs lease with FBB for new hangar at BER

The facility is set to provide maintenance operations for the entire fleet at the German hub, with plans to begin construction later this year

Brisbane Airport records lowest passenger number in 26 years

Latest figures indicate a record 56% decline in passenger numbers compared to last year – the lowest in over a quarter of a century