Top News - Principais Notícias - 07/08/2012

Superjet Launch Customer Armavia Returns ‘Unreliable’ Plane to Sukhoi 

Armenian airline Armavia has decided to return its Sukhoi Superjet 100 because the new aircraft is below the required standards, local media reported on Monday, in what is a major blow for the Russian aircraft manufacturer which is still working to overcome a deadly plane crash earlier this year. Armavia was the launch customer for the Sukhoi Superjet 100, the first civil aircraft to be built by a Russian aircraft manufacturer since the fall of the Soviet Union. The airline received the aircraft in April 2011 and used it for flights from Armenia to Ukraine and to the Russian cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sochi. More 

Boeing Unmanned Little Bird UAS Completes Flight Tests 

Boeing on Tuesday announced the recent completion of successful autonomous flight tests of their Unmanned Little Bird H-6U unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Unmanned Little Bird is a variant of the MD-500 series helicopters, and its missions include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, precision cargo resupply, weapons delivery and manned-unmanned teaming.More 

Air Malta re-brands; eyes profitability by 2015 

Air Malta (KM) has rebranded and will be named Malta–The Airline of the Maltese Islands. The marketing move is intended to shift focus from the airline to its destinations, the Malta Independent reported. More 

CAE wins Air China and easyJet deals 

Air China (CA) has signed contracts with CAE for three full-flight simulators (FFS) in a deal worth C$42 million ($42 million) at list prices.More  

AeroTech Receives FAA Aircraft Dealer Certification

AeroTech Corporation--a subsidiary of Tactical Air Defense Services (TADF)--has received its aircraft dealers’ certificate from FAA.More  

United Airlines Releases 2010-2011 Corporate Responsibility Report 

CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today released its Corporate Responsibility Report highlighting the company's work to operate a socially, environmentally and financially responsible business. The report, which covers 2010 and 2011, outlines the company's commitment to building its global business in a way that benefits customers, co-workers, investors and the environment they share. More 

Azul voltará a operar em Chapecó (SC) 

A partir do dia 13 deste mês, a Azul Linhas Aéreas volta a operar na cidade com voos regulares uma vez que as obras do aeroporto local foram concluídas. Continua 

Infraero deve concluir 85% a 90% da meta de investimento de 2012 

A estatal federal que administra alguns dos principais aeroportos brasileiros, a Infraero, deve realizar entre 85 e 90 por cento dos investimentos previstos para este ano, acima dos 75 por cento concluídos no ano passado. Continua 

American Airlines May Face Record Safety Penalties 

AMR Corp.’s American Airlines may face the largest penalties ever pursued by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for safety violations, according to a bankruptcy court filing.More 

Boeing Flies X-48C Blended Wing Body Research Aircraft 

CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A modified Boeing BA +2.15% Blended Wing Body research aircraft - designated the X-48C - flew for the first time today at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft took off at 7:56 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time and climbed to an altitude of 5,500 feet before landing 9 minutes later. More

No Easy Customs Process for LABACE Arrivals This Year 

A record 71 aircraft are expected for LABACE 2012 at São Paulo Congonhas Airport next week (August 15 to 17), but unlike last year those coming from overseas will have to stop elsewhere to clear customs, coming and going. More 

Reserve answers call for additional MAFFS aircraft in Boise 

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The U.S. Forest Service has modified its request for assistance for the MAFFS-equipped C-130s. The new request, received late yesterday, tasks an additional two C-130s using Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems, to assist with fires in the Rocky Mountain area. More 

Boeing raises prices on commercial jetliners 

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing Co. says it is raising prices of its commercial jetliners by about 6 percent to offset higher wages and other costs. Pricing for commercial planes is a bit murky. Airlines routinely get discounts off the list prices, and financial terms of orders are rarely if ever disclosed.More 

CAE Sells FFSs to Air China, Signs Training Deal With easyJet 

 CAE Inc. sold three full-flight simulators (FFSs) to Air China for $42 million and signed a $60 million extension for their long-term pilot training deal with easyJet, the company announced Tuesday. More

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