L3Harris selects Garmin flight deck for USSOCOM contract

L3Harris Technologies' has selected Garmin's G3000 tandem integrated flight deck as part of a U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Armed Overwatch program contract.

Airbus to use Honeywell FMS hardware and software platform

Honeywell's Flight Management System (FMS) has been selected by Airbus for the future A320, A330 and A350 planes.

Flexjet to adopt GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight software fleetwide

Private jets provider Flexjet has adopted GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight software solution for its fleet operations.

Sabre, Etihad ink technology contract

Sabre has a renewed multi-year technology agreement with Etihad.

FAA awards Palantir $18.4M contract for aircraft certification safety monitoring solution

Palantir Technologies has been contracted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide a data analytics tool.

Viasat, AeroVironment team to develop encrypted communications capabilities for unmanned aircraft systems

Viasat and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) company AeroVironment will collaborate on a contract awarded under the U.S. Army Reconfigurable Communications for Small Unmanned Systems (RCSUS) initiative.

Pacific Airlines enters strategic partnership with Sabre for integrated passenger platform

Pacific Airlines with national carrier parent company Vietnam Airlines Group and Sabre, have inked an agreement; under the terms of which the airlines company will adopt the Sabre Passenger Service System (PSS).

Maxar Technologies wins $14.2M geospatial intelligence award

Maxar Technologies has been awarded a $14.2 million contract to develop Red Wing.

Kenya Airways, GE Aviation sign digital flight operations agreement

Kenya Airways has selected GE Aviation for the Flight Operations suite of digital products across the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737, 787 and Embraer E190 airplanes.

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. 

Immersion signs haptic technology deal with Panasonic Avionics

Immersion has signed a license agreement with Panasonic Avionics.

Interos wins supply chain risk management contract for F-35 fighter jet program

Interos has received a contract award from the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) for Supply Chain Risk Management, the company said in a statement.

Xiamen Airlines, GE Aviation sign solutions agreement

Chinese passenger airline Xiamen Airlines has signed an agreement with GE Aviation for Event Measurement System-based flight analytics services. 

Persistent Systems to provide mobile ad hoc networking to Boeing’s Insitu

Persistent Systems has entered into a five-year agreement with Insitu, a Boeing company.

Ball Aerospace signs license to manufacture LIDAR cameras

Ball Aerospace has signed an exclusive license agreement to be the manufacturer of the Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode (GmAPD) light detection and ranging (LIDAR) cameras.

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). 

United Airlines to deploy Palantir Foundry

Palantir Technologies have inked a long-term relationship with United Airlines to deploy Palantir Foundry.

Lockheed Martin, Arconic collaborate on 3D printing

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

Sabre selected as global technology partner to Flight Centre Travel Group

Sabre has inked an agreement with travel agency group, Flight Centre Travel Group, to provide its distribution services as well as its Red Workspace to Flight Centre travel agents in Australia and New Zealand.

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).

FPT Software , Airbus sign letter of intent to work on Skywise

FPT Software and Airbus have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) in looking the opportunities to develop aviation technology related to Airbus’s Skywise, a recently launched aviation data platform.

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...

GE Aviation, flydubai ink intelligent network software deal

GE Aviation and flydubai have inked an agreement for GE to provide Intelligent Network software for recovery of disruptions across the airline’s fleet.

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...

Saab signs Cranfield Airport digital solution contract

Defence and security company Saab has been selected by Cranfield University, to deliver a digital air traffic control system to Cranfield Airport, in UK. Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions will deliver a...

Jin Air awards IBS seven-year PSS contract

IBS Software (IBS) has been selected by South Korea based Jin Air, a subsidiary HanJin Kal, as its Passenger Services System (PSS) provider, in a seven year, multi-million dollar contract. The contract...

Società Esercizi Aeroportuali to consolidate IT infrastructure on IBM cloud

Italian airports operator Società Esercizi Aeroportuali (SEA) and IBM have inked a seven-year service agreement to consolidate and manage SEA's IT infrastructure on a hybrid IT environment that integrates the IBM Cloud. The...

Airbus selects Rockwell Collins for FOMAX program

Rockwell Collins has been selected by Airbus for the flight operations and maintenance exchanger (FOMAX) program on the Airbus A320 family of aircraft. The solution, which keeps operators connected to their...

Boom Supersonic, Stratasys sign partnership for 3D printing aircraft parts

3D printing and additive manufacturing company Stratasys and Boom Supersonic have inked athree-year technical partnership, where Boom will use 3D printing for the production of advanced tooling and production-grade aircraft parts. Boom...

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...

Hainan Airlines to use Honeywell predictive analytics and maintenace

Honeywell has signed an agreement for Hainan Airlines (HNA) to become the first airline in the world to use the company's GoDirect Maintenance Service program, which uses connectivity and data analytics for...

Singapore Airlines to start using MobileFirst for iOS

Singapore Airlines (SIA) have selected MobileFirst for iOS enterprise apps. MobileFirst for iOS is the result of a collaboration between IBM and Apple on industry-specific enterprise applications. From mid-June this year, SIA pilots will have...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...