Aerospace

Alitalia switches to Sabre IT systems

Italian airline company Alitalia has completed a major IT system upgrade, in which reservations, check-in and critical airline operations were switched from Arco to Sabre. The introduction of the new system was part of an overall business restructuring plan. The new system...

Air Mauritius inks 5-year Cloud and Analytics deal with IBM

Air Mauritius has inked a five-year technology and services deal with IBM for cloud and analytics technologies delivered as services. The deal, which will be implemented in collaboration with KPMG South Africa, will allow the airline to overhaul its enterprise...

Spirit AeroSystems using GE Predix for factory modernization

Spirit AeroSystems is starting a factory modernization initiative, where it will implement Efficiency Analyzer on Predix. Predix is GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet, designed for building applications that connect to industrial assets, collect and analyze data, and deliver real-time...

Garmin, Jeppesen sign charts deal

Garmin and Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, have signed an agreement to integrate Jeppesen terminal charts with the iOS-based Garmin Pilot app. Under the terms of the collaboration, Jeppesen terminal charts can now be viewed within Garmin Pilot, along with geo-referenced Jeppesen...

NASA using NetApp AltaVault cloud-integrated storage

Following a proof of concept trial, NASA is using AltaVault cloud-integrated storage from NetApp, said the company in a statement. Last year, NASA's Informational Resources Directorate (IRD) ran a proof of concept to store backup data in the cloud with Amazon Web...

The Weather Company, Gogo ink real-time data delivery agreement

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, has inked a deal with Gogo Business Aviation, that will enable the delivery of real-time turbulence reports and alerts directly to pilots, dispatch and other operations personnel. Gogo will be implementing Weather’s patented Turbulence Auto PIREP...

MTM Robotics, Airbus ink multi-year agreement

MTM Robotics has entered into a multiyear agreement with Airbus to supply automated manufacturing equipment and machines to be used on existing and future Aircraft production lines within the Airbus Group companies. A major differentiator between MTM Robotics’ automated machines...

MobileIron providing mobile security for Munich Airport

Mobile enterprise security company MobileIron is providing mobile security to Munich Airport employees, says the company. The focus of the mobile initiative is to securely mobilize intranet and SAP processes. Flughafen München, the organization responsible for managing the airport infrastructure, relies on...

Emirates Airlines signs $300 million IT services deal with IBM

Emirates Airline has signed a ten-year technology services agreement with IBM, worth approximately $300 million. IBM will provide IT Infrastructure delivered as a service to the airline company. The agreement provides fully managed services for the IBM mainframe and storage, that...

Airbus Group deploying Dassault additive manufacturing platform

Airbus Group, after a two-year benchmarking process, is extending its use of Dassault's business experience platform to its additive manufacturing programs, integrating design, simulation and production. Airbus will deploy Dassault's collaborative design and simulation applications for the additive manufacturing of tooling, prototyping...

Honeywell signs wifi contract with Empire Aviation

Honeywell has signed an agreement with Empire Aviation Group to provide its full suite of GoDirect connectivity services and products for the cabin and cockpit. The technologies, developed by Honeywell's recent acquisition, Satcom1, will be installed on the entire fleet...

NASA Increases Harris Network Services Contract Ceiling By $384M

NASA has awarded Harris two one-year options, adding $384 million of contract ceiling, to continue supporting the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) program. Harris will continue to support SCNS, which provides most of the communications and tracking services for a...

Gulf Air Using Red Hat For Arabic Sentiment Analysis

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has created a private cloud IT environment with Red Hat solutions. As part of this project, Gulf Air has deployed Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application...

NASA Selects Unisys To Compete For SEWP V Contracts

NASA has selected Unisys to compete for task orders to provide a range of information technology products and services to federal government agencies under the new Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V contract. Unisys was selected to compete for work on...

GE Gets US Air Force HPEC Research Contract

GE’s Intelligent Platforms business has been awarded a contract that will see the company undertaking a six month research program to help the United States Air Force define open architectures for future generations of radar processors onboard USAF platforms....