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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

DARPA selects SSL for robotic servicing of geosynchronous satellites

DARPA has selected Space Systems Loral (SSL), based in Palo Alto, CA, as its commercial partner for the agency’s Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. DARPA and SSL seek to develop...

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...

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...

Leidos awarded ATM platform contract by Airways New Zealand

Leidos was awarded a contract by Airways New Zealand to replace the current air traffic management (ATM) platforms with Leidos' SkyLine X system. The single-award firm fixed-price contract has a four-year...

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...

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,...

Alaska Airlines, Sabre renew distribution system and technology agreement

Sabre has renewed its distribution agreement with Alaska Airlines to continue providing full content through the Sabre Travel Network global distribution system (GDS). The five-year deal also includes the expansion and integration...

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...

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...