Tag Archives: aviation industry

Aviation Industry Vet Andre Fischer Named AAR Programs, Business Devt & Strategy VP

Andre Fischer, former director of corporate marketing and sales management at Lufthansa Technik, has joined AAR as vice president of programs, business development and strategy. AAR said Oct. 10 that Fischer is a seasoned aviation industry growth strategist who has a track record of helping companies to identify business prospects, cultivate industry partnerships and …

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Prism Joins Mitre-Led Govt-Industry Aviation Safety Information-Sharing Program

Prism has joined a Mitre-administered government-industry information-sharing program funded by the Federal Aviation Administration and will provide its Aviation Risk Management Online Resource to serve as a participating platform for aviation safety report submissions. Prism said Wednesday it will participate in the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing program that serves to facilitate safety information exchanges and provide support resources …

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WSJ: Boeing Chair Jim McNerney Eyes Reauthorization of U.S. Export-Import Bank

Boeing Chairman Jim McNerney believes that Congress will renew the mandate of the U.S. Export-Import Bank in order to support U.S. competitiveness within the global market, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Robbie Whelan writes that McNerney has pointed to lost business with potential overseas customers following the June 30 expiration of …

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Thales Considers Broadband In-Flight Connectivity for Transmitting Operational Data

Thales‘ in-flight entertainment and connectivity business and others in the aviation industry are eyeing broadband pipes for the transmission of non-safety Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System operational data, Runway Girl Network reported Thursday. Seth Miller writes that the transfer of ACARS data over broadband could present a potential threat to the in-flight …

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Hudson Institute: FAA Could Generate Own Revenue Under Single-Mission Org Model

A new Hudson Institute study has identified several strategies that are intended to help the Federal Aviation Administration modernize its air traffic control system. The agency faces tight budgets, complex purchasing rules and other organizational roadblocks to owning new technologies, the institute said Monday. However, Hudson believes the FAA could stand to …

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Boeing Joins Aviation Company Team to Promote Sustainable Biofuels

Boeing will work with Airbus and Embraer to develop and promote aviation biofuels, the Chicago-based aerospace firm announced Thursday. Jim Albaugh, commercial airplanes president and CEO, signed the agreement with Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders and Paulo Cesar Silva, Embraer’s commercial aviation president. Albaugh said the price of oil …

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