HEICO Corporation Subsidiary Acquires Specialized Electronics Company

Source: HEICO Corporation Acquires RF and Microwave Specialist Paciwave in 6th Acquisition this Year HEICO Corporation announced that its dB Control subsidiary acquired 100% of Paciwave, Inc. for cash paid at closing. No further transaction or financial details were disclosed. dB Control is part of HEICO's Electronic Technologies Group. HEICO stated that it expects the acquisition to be accretive to its earnings within the year following closing. Paciwave is HEICO's sixth acquisition in its current fiscal year. Sunnyvale, CA-based Paciwave is a specialized designer and manufacturer of RF and microwave components and integrated assemblies specializing particularly in PIN Diode Switches, PIN Attenuators, PIN Limiters, Switching Assemblies and integrated subsystems found in defense and other complex electronic applications. Its customers include defense [...]

2021-10-09T01:47:05+03:00October 9th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|

Bombardier’s brand-new challenger 3500 leverages SITA-powered eco app to reduce business jet’s carbon footprint

Source: SITA Eco app, a combination of SITA's eWAS Pilot and OptiFlight, reduces fuel burn through intelligent flight planning SITA announced that the newly launched Bombardier Challenger 3500 business jet will offer its eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight, together dubbed the “eco app” by the Canadian aerospace group. It is the first time eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight is offered as a feature on a business jet, helping pilots reduce fuel burn and carbon emissions. The Challenger 3500 aircraft, launched in Montréal earlier this week, is also the first super mid-size aircraft to have an Environmental Product Declaration, with solutions such as eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight contributing to the overall efficiency of the jet. Bombardier has made sustainability a primary focus for the new Challenger 3500 business jet, reflecting [...]

2021-09-17T17:33:21+03:00September 17th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|

IAMA Releases Rulebook Update

Source: IAMA A guide for higher quality modifications developed through industry collaboration IAMA, the Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance, released version 2.1 of its Rulebook at the virtual Aircraft Interiors Expo. The latest edition of the Rulebook is available online to alliance member organizations, while airlines and lessors can request access through a free subscription. The Rulebook is an essential industry tool to give our modifier members direction on how to develop and deliver the highest quality throughout the modification lifecycle and advice to airlines and lessors on what to expect. Version 2.1 of the IAMA Rulebook, builds upon version 2.0 updates, which focused primarily on STC maintainability and de-modification. In addition, this version adds new advice on tackling challenging issues [...]

2021-09-13T15:42:45+03:00September 13th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|

SITA Takes Decisive Steps to Reduce Carbon Emissions to Become a Certified CarbonNeutral® Company

Source: SITA The achievement is a year ahead of the organization’s original target SITA, the world’s leading IT provider for the air transport industry, announced it has achieved CarbonNeutral® company certification. This major milestone – realized a full year ahead of SITA’s original target of 2022 – resulted from decisive actions to significantly reduce emissions associated with its business operations in 2020. SITA has reduced its overall emissions of greenhouse gases by 48% between 2019 and 2020. SITA’s UN recognized carbon neutrality Planet+ program has been key to lowering the company’s emissions with initiatives designed to create sustainable and energy-efficient workplaces and reduce internal business travel. SITA also compensates 100% of any carbon emissions that it has been unable to [...]

2021-09-10T17:01:57+03:00September 10th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|

Siemens and SITA team up to deliver next-generation airport experience at new Kansas City airport terminal

Source: SITA Integration of airport and facility systems is part of Build KCI infrastructure project Siemens and SITA are providing the Kansas City Aviation Department with future-proof, scalable technologies for the Kansas City International (MCI) Airport’s New Terminal project, dubbed Build KCI. The new 1 million sq ft, 39-gate terminal will include a variety of building automation, fire and life safety systems, and security systems from Siemens as well as IT networks and next-generation airport systems from SITA. These solutions will help create a smart airport terminal that can grow with the aviation department‘s long-term needs, decrease operation and maintenance costs and enhance the passenger experience through automation. Kansas City‘s Director of Aviation, Pat Klein, said: “Together, Siemens and SITA [...]

2021-08-23T18:28:01+03:00August 23rd, 2021|AIRPORTS, News, SUPPLIERS|

SITA acquires Safety Line to support sustainable aviation

Source: SITA SITA takes the lead in deploying predictive data analytics for co-innovating with customer airlines and airports to reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel savings. SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, announced the acquisition of Safety Line S.A.S., the Paris based start-up specializing in digital solutions for aviation safety and efficiency. This acquisition will strengthen SITA's Digital Day of Operations portfolio, helping airlines drive more efficiencies and fuel savings around the aircraft while taking immediate and sustainable steps to reduce their carbon footprint. With air transport accounting for about 3% of the worldwide carbon emissions, there is growing pressure on airlines to reduce their overall emissions. At the same time the COVID-19 pandemic requires airlines to make [...]

2021-07-19T00:14:27+03:00July 19th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|

Worlwide Flight Services wins contract extensions with Air Europa in Madrid and Barcelona

Source: WFS Spain’s Air Europa has signed cargo handling contract extensions with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) in Madrid and Barcelona. The country’s third largest airline, Air Europa has been a WFS customer in Madrid since 2018, and signed its first agreement with the world’s largest cargo handler in Barcelona in January of this year. The new contracts now further extend Air Europa’s partnership with WFS in Spain to Q4 2022. Air Europa operates Boeing 787 and 737-800 passenger aircraft with bellyhold cargo capacity from the two Spanish airports to destinations in Europe and North and South America. The airline’s growing cargo volumes contributed 27,000 tonnes of throughput at WFS’ cargo terminal in Madrid in 2020 as well as hundreds of [...]

2021-07-17T11:39:00+03:00July 17th, 2021|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News, SUPPLIERS|

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of New Boeing 737-9 Aircraft to Aeromexico

Source: Air Lease Corporation Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 737-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Aeromexico.  This is the first of four new Boeing 737-9s Aeromexico has committed to lease long-term from ALC. “ALC is pleased to deliver this new 737-9 aircraft to our long-term customer, Aeromexico, today,” said Steven Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation.  “This new technology 737-9 from ALC will play a key role in Aeromexico’s route network and overall fleet operations.”

2021-06-04T03:12:06+03:00June 4th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|

SITA and Indicio Lead Path to Safe Experience with Aruba Health Mobile App

Source: SITA - Using blockchain, the mobile application creates a secure travel credential that is accepted by airlines, hotels and partners without sharing private medical information. SITA, in partnership with Indicio.tech and the Aruba Department of Health, is testing the Aruba Health mobile app, a pilot project that makes it easy for visitors to share a confidential traveler credential, based on their health status, privately and secure directly from your mobile devices. This credential will provide access to participating hospitality points on the island. Aruba is focused on rebuilding its tourism industry after the COVID-19 pandemic, thus ensuring that the risk of infection for people visiting the island is minimized. The island has been less affected by the pandemic than [...]

2021-05-07T16:26:16+03:00May 7th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Four New Airbus A320neo Aircraft with Volaris

Source: Air Lease Corporation Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced long-term lease placements for four new Airbus A320neo aircraft with Volaris (Mexico). Two of the aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Airbus and two are from sale-leasebacks acquired from a third party by one of our management vehicles. The four new A320neos are set to deliver during the remainder of Q2. “ALC is pleased to further expand its relationship with Volaris, Mexico’s largest airline,” said John L. Plueger, Chief Executive Officer and President of Air Lease Corporation. “These aircraft will play a key role satisfying the strong summer traffic demand that Volaris is forecasting. Further, these transactions illustrate another successful pairing of a sale-leaseback under our management business [...]

2021-04-26T16:16:56+03:00April 26th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS|