Aviation

A Message from United CEO Scott Kirby

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 9:30pm

During my tenure here at United, Greg has been the rock that I could always count on as our Chief Operations Officer (COO).

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  • During my tenure here at United, Greg has been the rock that I could always count on as our Chief Operations Officer (COO).
  • And while none of us could have anticipated the COVID-19 crisis, it accelerates a need for leadership in new areas.
  • The common stock of United's parent, United Airlines Holdings, Inc., is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "UAL".
  • All forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to the Company on the date of this release.

AEROMEXICO MAKES THE LARGEST FLIGHT IN THE HISTORY OF AVIATION IN MEXICO

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:20pm

A direct flight between Shenzhen, China and Mexico City with medical supplies

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  • A direct flight between Shenzhen, China and Mexico City with medical supplies
    Mexico City, May 27, 2020.
  • - Aeromexico made the longest-range flight in its existence and the history of aviation in Mexico.
  • It is also the first time that the Asian city connects with Latin America on a direct flight.
  • Today, Aeromexico Boeing 787-9 aircraft has a capacity of 274 passengers and crew and can fly up to 16 nonstop hours reaching 930 km/hour.

EHang Obtained World’s First Commercial Pilot Operation Approval of Passenger-grade AAVs for Air Logistics Uses

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 3:02pm

GUANGZHOU, China, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (EHang or the Company), the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, announced today that it obtained the worlds first commercial pilot operation approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to use EHang 216 passenger-grade AAVs for air logistics purpose.

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  • GUANGZHOU, China, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (EHang or the Company), the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, announced today that it obtained the worlds first commercial pilot operation approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to use EHang 216 passenger-grade AAVs for air logistics purpose.
  • Thus, EHang became the worlds first AAV company approved by a national aviation authority to carry out commercial pilot operation for the category of 150 kg plus heavy-lift air logistics uses.
  • With this approval, trial air logistics service using the EHang 216 would be carried out to transport cargo between ground and hilltop and between shore and islands at a customer site in Taizhou.
  • EHang Founder, Chairman andCEO Hu Huazhi said, We are thrilled that the CAAC and EHang took the lead on the worlds first commercial pilot operation approval of passenger-grade AAVs for air logistics uses.

Southwest Airlines implements Sabre solutions for accurate, real-time revenue insights

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 1:30pm

One of the world's largest airlines, Southwest has extended its use of Sabre's Intelligence Exchange and adopted Sabre's Proration Engine.

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  • One of the world's largest airlines, Southwest has extended its use of Sabre's Intelligence Exchange and adopted Sabre's Proration Engine.
  • The power of these two Sabre solutions allows Southwest to perform real-time proration of tickets delivering accurate revenue data at a flight level.
  • "Given the current environment and pressure on the travel industry, it is more important than ever for airlines to make quick and data-informed decisions to maximize profitability," said Cem Tanyel, president of Sabre Airline Solutions.
  • "We're proud to expand our relationship with long-time customer Southwest Airlines and to deliver these two game-changing solutions for them."

Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System STC Expanded to Include Bell 429 and Bell 505

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:07pm

BEND, Ore., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Precise Flight, Inc. has expanded its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Pulselite Bird Strike Prevention System to include approvals for the Bell 429 and Bell 505 variations.

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  • BEND, Ore., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Precise Flight, Inc. has expanded its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Pulselite Bird Strike Prevention System to include approvals for the Bell 429 and Bell 505 variations.
  • In addition to enhancing the margin of safety by increasing rotorcraft recognition, the Pulselite System has been proven to significantly reduce bird strikes.
  • "Expanding this STC to include the Bell 505 and Bell 429 enables us to offer this important safety system to operators of all models of Bell helicopters.
  • Precise Flight, Inc.'s Pulselite Bird Strike Prevention System is the only FAA approved onboard solution proven to reduce bird strikes for commercial aviation.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Mesa Air Group, Inc. - MESA

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:40pm

NEW YORK, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Mesa Air Group, Inc. (Mesa or the Company) (NASDAQ:MESA).

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  • NEW YORK, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Mesa Air Group, Inc. (Mesa or the Company) (NASDAQ:MESA).
  • Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext.
  • On or around August 9, 2018, Mesa conducted its initial public offering (IPO), selling approximately 9.63 million shares of common stock priced at $12.00.
  • Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions.

ManTech Appoints Peter Ward as Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition for Mission Solutions and Services (MSS) Group

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

HERNDON, Va., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT) today announced that it has appointed Peter Ward as Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition for the companys Mission Solutions and Services (MSS) Group.

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  • HERNDON, Va., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT) today announced that it has appointed Peter Ward as Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition for the companys Mission Solutions and Services (MSS) Group.
  • Peter Ward is the perfect match for ManTechs culture of career enablement, said Matt Tait, MSS President.
  • Prior to joining ManTech, Peter worked at BAE Systems for 19 years, most recently as Senior Director of Human Resources.
  • In this role he served as a strategic business partner with senior leadership for all aspects of human resources.

COVID-19 Impact: A Mix of Challenges and Opportunities | Commercial Aircraft Seating Market 2020-2024 | Growing Demand for Luxury Air Travel to Boost Growth | Technavio

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Our commercial aircraft seating market report covers the following areas:

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  • Our commercial aircraft seating market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies the use of composites and advanced materials in the design and construction of aircraft seats as one of the prime reasons driving the commercial aircraft seating market growth during the next few years.
  • Commercial Aircraft Seating Market 2020-2024: Vendor Analysis
    We provide a detailed analysis of vendors operating in the commercial aircraft seating market, including some of the vendors such as Adient Plc, Airbus SE, Autoflug GmbH, Aviointeriors Spa, Geven Spa, Ipeco Holdings Ltd., JAMCO Corp., Safran SA, Thompson Aero Seating Ltd., and United Technologies Corp.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the commercial aircraft seating market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • Commercial Aircraft Seating Market 2020-2024: Key Highlights

Flair Launches Comfort Choice Seating

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Edmonton, Alberta, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flair is pleased to announce Comfort Choice Seating, giving passengers more choices during their travels.

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  • Edmonton, Alberta, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flair is pleased to announce Comfort Choice Seating, giving passengers more choices during their travels.
  • Comfort Choice Seating comes in addition to our industry-leading cleaning protocols that include disinfecting the aircraft at each stop using a state-of-the-art sanitizing product that lasts up to 10 days on a hard surface.
  • As Flair continues to evolve as an airline, the dedication to our passengers remains unchanged; your comfort, your choice.
  • Flair Airlines, Canadas only independent low-fare carrier, is democratizing domestic airfare to make it affordable and accessible for all Canadians.

Chartered Flights See Increased Demand Amid COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 10:58am

ResearchAndMarkets.com published a new article on the aviation industry, "Chartered Flights See Increased Demand Amid COVID-19"

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  • ResearchAndMarkets.com published a new article on the aviation industry, "Chartered Flights See Increased Demand Amid COVID-19"
    Some private aviation companies have seen a significant increase in bookings for charter flights during the COVID-9 pandemic.
  • Medical groups and corporate executives are two customer groups driving demand for chartered flights.
  • Some consumers turned to chartered flights to relocate vulnerable family members or evacuate family from affected areas before lockdown measures were put in place.
  • To see the full article and a list of related reports on the market, visit "Chartered Flights See Increased Demand Amid COVID-19"
    ResearchAndMarkets.com is the world's leading source for international market research reports and market data.