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Rolls-Royce, ChefsFridge join forces to design cold pods to transport Covid-19 vaccines globally

 

27 July 2021 Rolls-Royce and ChefsFridge Co. have teamed up to develop an innovative, ultra-low temperature pod to transport and store Covid-19 vaccines globally to meet the challenge of vaccinating patients around the world in nearly any environment. The new ArcticRx system will help bridge the gap in the cold chain currently challenging the global […]

Pratt & Whitney Joins Aviation Coalition that Jointly Donates $400K to Support COVID-19 Vaccination in 92 Countries

 

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 27, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney joins AerCap, Collins Aerospace, and SMBC Aviation Capital in a group effort to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations around the world with a collective $400,000 USD contribution to Gavi’s COVID-19 Vaccines Advance Market Commitment (COVAX AMC). COVAX AMC provides access to donor-funded vaccine doses […]

Insurance Savings for Operators of PT6 E-Series™ Enrolled in ESP™ Platinum Now Available Through New Industry Collaboration

 

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN, July 27, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today that operators who are enrolled in the company’s Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) Platinum pay-per-hour engine maintenance program can now benefit from insurance premium savings for their PT6E-67XP engines, which power the Pilatus PC-12 NGX. This first-of-its-kind program is designed to simplify engine coverage, […]

Pratt & Whitney Canada Introduces P&WCSMART Subscription Service, Providing PT6A Engine Maintenance and Services with Simple Annual Fee

 

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN, July 27, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today that it has expanded its portfolio of P&WCSMART Solutions – made popular with its “flat-rate” and “capped-cost” programs for major maintenance events – to include a new category of service-based solutions. The first offering under the category is the P&WCSMART Subscription Service for […]

Collins Aerospace Joins Aviation Coalition that Jointly Donates $400K to Support COVID-19 Vaccination in 92 Countries

 

The donations will be matched by the Gavi Matching Fund, amounting to $800,000 USD to support global COVID-19 vaccine equity. CHARLOTTE, NC (July 27, 2021) – Collins Aerospace joins [AerCap, Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, and SMBC Aviation Capital] in a group effort to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations in low-income countries via a […]

Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 E-Series™ Celebrates Milestone: Rapidly Achieving 15,000 Flight Hours Powering the Pilatus PC-12 NGX

 

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN, July 27, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today that its PT6 E-Series™ engine has achieved yet another milestone, reaching 15,000 hours of flight powering the Pilatus PC-12 NGX aircraft. “The popularity of the new PT6E-67XP-powered PC-12NGX aircraft among buyers of turboprop business aircraft has brought us to 15,000 hours in a […]

SITA passenger self services land at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia

 

SITA has announced a new technology deployment offering passengers enhanced check-in and bag drop self-services with Ethiopian Airlines at Bole International Airport (ADD). The deployment, which features SITA Smart Path Drop & Fly baggage solution, has been implemented in the new extension of the check-in area with international passengers of Ethiopian Airlines benefitting from the service. SITA’s […]

Governments must examine their border control operations to ensure sustainable economic recovery

 

Governments have been wrestling with the challenges of reopening borders and restarting economies while also performing their fundamental responsibility for protecting populations and national health systems from threats related to COVID-19 and its variants. Vaccination rates have climbed while PCR and health test verification systems have evolved to a point where seamless health status verification […]

Collins Aerospace to install suite of ARINC airport solutions at Philippines’ Clark International Airport

 

Solutions will help streamline passenger processing Suite includes solutions to support social distancing and contactless initiatives PAMPANGA, Philippines (July 27, 2020) – Clark International Airport (CRK) in Pampanga, Philippines, has selected a suite of Collins Aerospace ARINC airport solutions to help provide a seamless passenger experience for the increased number of travelers expected to pass […]

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