Monthly Newsletter January 2019   www.aviationguideem.com

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Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak
CEO Mubadala Investment Company
 
Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak is Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Mubadala Investment Company, responsible for...
 

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  Business Aviation  
 
 

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UTC acquires Rockwell Collins
 
 
United Technologies Corp. (UTC) completed its $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins, laying out a plan to emerge as an aerospace-focused...
 
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Embraer Delivers 15 commercial and 24 executive...
 
During the third quarter of 2019 (3Q18), Embraer delivered 15 jets to the commercial aviation market and 24 business jets, being 17 light...
 
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Bombardier announces sale of 4 business...
 
Bombardier recently announced the sale of four Global 6000 business jets to an undisclosed customer. This transaction is valued...
 
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JetBlue Airways firms up order for 60 A220 aircraft
 
JetBlue Airways has firmed up an order for 60 A220-300 aircraft, the larger model of the new, industry-leading A220 series. “As we approach our 20th anniversary...
 
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Boeing delivers first 737 MAX airplane to Royal Air Maroc
 
Boeing recently delivered the first 737 MAX for Royal Air Maroc, which plans to use the fuel-efficient, longer-range version of the popular 737...
 
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China to double its number of civil airports by 2035
 
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) reported that the Asian nation aims to build 216 new airports in the country by 2035. CAAC...
 
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Military Aviation
 

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Lockheed Martin receives $1.8b contract for...
 
The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a $1.8 billion contract for production and delivery...
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France orders Airbus A330 MRTT tankers
 
Airbus Defense and Space has received a firm order from the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) for a further three A330 MRTT Multi-Role...
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Japan seeks more jets, subs, UAVs as part of $243b...
 
Japan intends to procure more F-35 fighter jets, shipborne unmanned aircraft and submarines, according to newly released midterm defense...
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SpaceX unveils powerful GPS satellite ever built
 
SpaceX has recently launched the US Air Force’s most powerful GPS satellite ever built. A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida...
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HAECO Xiamen partners with Xiamen City University
 
HAECO Xiamen, a member of the HAECO Group, announced recently that it has signed a collaboration agreement...
 
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Wizz Air, Lufthansa Technik sign AVIATER...
 
Wizz Air and Lufthansa Technik have signed a ten-year AVIATAR agreement to provide one of Europe's fastest...
 
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China Eastern partners with AFI KLM E&M for new-generation...
 
Only a matter of months after turning over its 787 component support requirements to AFI KLM E&M, China Eastern has signed a new contract covering its fleet of...
 
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  Training and recruitments  
 
 

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  Etihad Aviation Training awarded...
 

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  CAE introduces CAE Rise™ for the...
 

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  Airbus secures EASA approval for new...
 
 
 
     
  women in aviation  
     
 

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Edmonton International Airport focuses...
 
A learning center opening at Edmonton International Airport early this year will include a program focused on drawing young women into...
 
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Women in Aviation on a mission to...
 
Women in Aviation-Middle East, the regional branch of the global non-profit Women in Aviation International (WAI), was on a mission at MEBAA...
 
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  Space Today  
     
 

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NASA sends CubeSats to space on...
 
A series of new CubeSats now are in space, conducting a variety of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations, following...
 
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Chang’e-4 makes soft-landing on the moon
 
China’s Chang’e-4 spacecraft made the first ever soft-landing on the far side of the moon in a mission investigating the history...
 
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  Did You Know ?  
     
 
Lufthansa is the world's largest purchaser of caviar, buying over 10 tons per year.
 

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  Breakthroughs  
     
 

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uShip unveils LIFT Aircraft
 
Matt Chasen, founder of uShip, is unveiling a new venture today called LIFT Aircraft. LIFT has developed an electric, vertical takeoff...
 
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Airbus, Royole Technology sign MoU...
 
Airbus China Innovation Centre (ACIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Royole Technology – a global pioneer in...
 
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