Raytheon, United Technologies merging to form one aerospace and defense giant

Raytheon and United Technologies have entered into an agreement to combine the two companies to create an aerospace and defense giant, in what is one of the biggest mergers of this year. 

Aurora Flight Sciences awarded $48 million unmanned aircraft contract by the Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a new $48 million contract to Aurora Flight Sciences for the continued development of the Orion Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).

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...

Royal Jordanian Airlines selects Honeywell fuel efficiency software

Royal Jordanian Airlines has selected its Connected Aircraft GoDirect Fuel Efficiency software, said Honeywell in a statement. The software is part of Honeywell's GoDirect suite of more than 50 Connected Aircraft services. The...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

Lockheed Martin, Arconic collaborate on 3D printing

Lockheed Martin and Arconic have inked a two-year Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to work together.

The Royal Australian Air Force to use Jeppesen applications

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has signed an agreement with Jeppesen and Tapestry Solutions, both Boeing companies to integrate the Mission Management Suite (formerly known as Jeppesen Operations Solution)  to...

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...

AeroVironment awarded $5.9M unmanned aircraft systems order by the NSPA

AeroVironment has received a fixed-price contract award valued at $5.9 million from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). 

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 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...