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...

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...

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...

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...

IBM, Lufthansa Ink $1.25B Outsourcing Deal

IBM has signed a seven-year $1.25 billion outsourcing contract to deliver IT infrastructure services for Lufthansa. According to the agreement, IBM will optimize the airline’s IT processes, which is expected to generate...

Southwest Partners With Beats Music

Southwest Airlines is partnering with Beats Music, a music subscription service now owned by Apple, to provide flyers curated music onboard its WiFi-enabled aircrafts. Customers accessing Beats Music onboard have an opportunity to listen to music handpicked...

Google Buys Titan Aerospace

Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, a company that makes solar-powered drones. All employees of the company, based in New Mexico, are expected to join the Search giant.

Delta Pilots Using Microsoft Surface 2 Expected To Save $13M Annually

Delta Air Lines is equipping its 11,000 pilots with electronic flight bags using the Microsoft Surface 2 tablet. Delta’s electronic flight bag will leverage Jeppesen’s FliteDeck Pro application. Device rollout to pilots...

Panasonic Inks Deal For In-Flight Connectivity Over China

Panasonic Avionics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Telecom Satellite to jointly develop, implement and support in-flight connectivity solutions for the Chinese market. The signing of the MOU will...

Emirates To Deploy HP Win 8 Tablets Across Fleet

As the first global customer of the HP ElitePad 900, Emirates is developing a line-of-business application for Windows 8 called Knowledge Driven Inflight Service (KIS). An in-flight communication and customer relationship management device first...

Southwest Airlines Renews Sabre Agreement

Southwest Airlines has renewed its reservations system agreement with Sabre Airline Solutions. The multi-year contract extends a long-term business relationship between Southwest and Sabre for passenger and operations solutions across Southwest’s...

JetBlue Awards Integrated Traffic Management Contracts To Passur

JetBlue Airways has contracted Passur Aerospace for Passur Integrated Traffic Management (PITM) for deployment at its system operations center and throughout its network. PITM is a Web-hosted integrated business intelligence platform...

Korean Air Rolls Out Windows 7 Enterprise

Korean Air today announced that it has retired Windows XP and is rolling out Windows 7 Enterprise companywide, with plans to be 100 per cent deployed by the end of 2011....