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Accelya accelerates Integrated Offer to Settlement with Landmark IATA “Airline Retailing Maturity Index” Recognition on its FLX Platform

 

Accelya recently announced that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has certified Accelya as the first technology provider for the schema version 20.2 of the IATA Airline Retailing Maturity (ARM) index. The certification reflects the transformational ethos of the new Accelya FLX Platform that will integrate commercial and financial processes across the airline transaction lifecycle. […]

Accelerating The Transition Of Long-Haul Aviation Towards Net Zero

 

Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Shell investing in the technology required to achieve the transition of long-haul aviation towards net zero Call for further collaboration and greater ambition to scale-up vital production of sustainable aviation fuels and exceed the UN Race to Zero goals for aviation   With just weeks to go before the COP26 climate conference, […]

Safran launches Landing LifeTM, a single brand grouping all landing and braking system support services

 

Safran Landing Systems is launching Landing LifeTM, a single brand designed to promote and clarify its full range of customer support services for landing gears, wheels, brakes and associated systems. All of these services have been grouped in a user-friendly customer portal. Addressing operators, maintenance centers and leasing companies, Landing LifeTM was designed around three […]

Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 to Power New Gulfstream 800

 

Rolls-Royce’s Pearl® 700 engines have been selected by Gulfstream to power the company’s latest ultra-long-range business jet, the G800. The engine type was purpose-designed for Gulfstream and is on track to receive its certification next year. It is the most powerful product in the Rolls-Royce business jet propulsion portfolio flying today, and the exclusive powerplant […]

BOC Aviation Selects Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines to Power up to 25 More Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

 

Pratt & Whitney announced that BOC Aviation has selected Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines to power its latest order of 10 firm and 15 option Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The aircraft are expected to enter service beginning in 2022. “The GTF powers a significant proportion of our A320neo family fleet and we are delighted to […]

Aviation Capital Group Selects Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines to Power Up to 17 More Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

 

Pratt & Whitney today announced that Aviation Capital Group LLC (ACG), a leading aircraft operating lessor, has selected Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines to power an additional 10 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft, bringing its total to 40 firm GTF-powered A320neo family aircraft. ACG also has the option to power an additional 7 A320neo family […]

SITA helps Flyr take off with solutions for connectivity and efficiency

 

As Flyr AS, a new low-cost airline based in Norway, takes to the skies, it has turned to SITA to deliver a wide range of solutions that help boost operational efficiencies, reduce carbon emissions, and streamline border processes for a smoother passenger experience. Based at Oslo Gardermoen Airport, Flyr operates flights within Norway and between […]

Bombardier’s brand-new challenger 3500 leverages SITA-powered eco app to reduce business jet’s carbon footprint

 

SITA announced that the newly launched Bombardier Challenger 3500 business jet will offer its eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight, together dubbed the “eco app” by the Canadian aerospace group. It is the first time eWAS Pilot with OptiFlight is offered as a feature on a business jet, helping pilots reduce fuel burn and carbon emissions. The Challenger 3500 aircraft, […]

SITA takes decisive steps to reduce carbon emissions to become a certified CarbonNeutral® company

 

SITA, the world’s leading IT provider for the air transport industry, announced it has achieved CarbonNeutral® company certification. This major milestone – realized a full year ahead of SITA’s original target of 2022 – resulted from decisive actions to significantly reduce emissions associated with its business operations in 2020. SITA has reduced its overall emissions […]

SITA customers to be offered next generation Iridium Certus® satellite communications services

 

SITA announced it will integrate the Iridium Certus® satellite communication service into its Unified Aircraft Communications portfolio, which provides critical communications for SITA’s airline and Air Navigation Service Provider customers globally, and supports more than 19,000 aircraft in their daily operations. Iridium Certus enables a dedicated native IP connection to the cockpit with global coverage and increased security […]

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