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Nearly 830 million air passengers in 2012… …up by 0.7% compared with 2011

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These figures are published 2 by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Largest increases in air passenger transport in Lithuania and Estonia, largest dec reases in Slovenia and Slovakia In 2012, the highest numbers of air passengers were recorded in the United Kingdom (203 million, +0.8% compared with 2011), Germany (179 mn, +1.9%), Spain (160 mn, -3.3%), France (135 mn, +2.7%) and Italy (116 mn, -0.1%). On average across the EU27 , the number of air passengers rose by 0.7% between 2011 and 2012, with the largest increas... Read More »

Transaero Airlines celebrates 5th anniversary of Unique Imperial Class of Service

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Transaero Management came up with idea of introducing Imperial class, when the demand among Transaero’s clients for a higher quality of service than business class at a reasonable price became apparent. By that time Transaero already had broad expertise in serving passengers at the level of the highest global standards. The fact that the Airline’s fleet included such modern and comfortable long haul aircraft as the Boeing 777 and Boeing 747-400 gave it an opportunity to implement this idea in a most efficient way. The professionalism of its ... Read More »

Thales to provide component services for Airberlin Group

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Under this seven-year Avionics-By-The-Hour (ABTH) agreement, Thales will provide spares provisioning and component maintenance services for a large selection of avionics components onboard the A320 aircraft. The signed agreement covers consignment stock of critical components based at the hubs of airberlin group in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Vienna, access to a pool of components, maintenance and logistics services. Marco Ciomperlik, CEO airberlin technik, said: "We constantly strive to improve our component support supply chain to reduce the co... Read More »

Third PSV ‘World Pearl’ delivered to World Wide Supply

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World Pearl is built to Damen’s entirely new PSV 3300 design. The first of the Class PSV 3300, World Diamond, was delivered in July to the Norwegian company. “Delivery of the first PSV 3300 represents a new era in Damen’s continuing offshore supply vessel story,” said Arnout Damen commenting at the time of the first delivery. “This has been a truly collaborative project, with Damen drawing on expertise from the client and within the group, as well as from partners among leading research institutes and subcontractors to deliver a ‘first in... Read More »

Lufthansa: New number for First Class Service

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Simply phone our team of experts on 0800 627 0508 (From Germany: Free on landline phone) +49 69 86 799 444 (From outside Germany: At charges levied by local provider for calls to Germany) for all the details immediately about First-Class travel with Lufthansa. The Lufthansa First Class is noted for exclusive service, and not just in the aircraft cabin. It all begins right on the ground prior to take-off. In this luxurious traveling class, distinguished with five Skytrax Stars among other kudos, passengers enjoy personal service, exc... Read More »

NDSQ to build seven vessels

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NSW will then operate the seven vessels at the Port of Ras Laffan on a 14-year contract with Qatar Petroleum. NSW already operates a fleet of 25 vessels at Ras Laffan and a further five vessels at Halul Island, performing about 12,500 tug jobs per year in the Port of Ras Laffan. In addition to the new order for the Port of Ras Laffan, NDSQ is constructing 19 workboats for use at the Port of Mesaieed. Commenting on the signing of the vessel construction and operation contracts, Managing Director of Nakilat and Chairman of NDSQ and NSW, Muhamm... Read More »

Thales to equip AW159 helicopters for Republic of Korea Navy

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The COMPACT FLASH sonar is the newest member of Thales's FLASH range of dipping sonars. This low-frequency, long-range sonar system is lighter and designed for smaller helicopters. It features an optimised, lightweight architecture as well as a fully electric reeling machine. The COMPACT FLASH delivers outstanding performance. The SONICS version also includes a complete sonobuoy processing system, with a VHF receiver, picking up sonobuoy data and processing it in real time on board the helicopter. By simultaneously processing data from the d... Read More »

Over 2,800 Mercedes-Benz Trucks from Brazil´s Ministry of Agrarian Development ordered

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Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz do Brasil scores another win in Brazilian government tender Total order contains 2,884 Mercedes-Benz Atron trucks Immediate start of deliveries for agricultural use For Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Brazil is an important sales market that has already seen the two millionth Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle roll off the line in the São Bernardo do Campo plant in the middle of 2013. Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Europe and Latin America: “With sales of around 27,000 trucks until August of this year, ... Read More »

Cargolux adds scheduled freighter service to Vienna

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The change became effective with the landing of Cargolux flight CV 6713 on 17 October 2013. Representatives of the Vienna airport management welcomed the arrival, noting the enthusiastic acceptance of the efficient Cargolux service in the Austrian industry and freight community. The Cargolux flights to Vienna on Thursdays and Saturdays are perfectly geared towards the import of high-tech products and textiles out of China and are supplemented by the exports of healthcare products, heavy machinery and spares from Vienna. Cargolux only intr... Read More »

Two more Damen Twin Axe FCS 2610 for Marineco & two for Sure Wind

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Marineco’s two new additions will be delivered in 2014. These vessels are identical to its fourth FCS 2610 ‘Marineco Thunderbird’, which is considered the “ultimate offshore wind support vessel” by the Scottish company. Siemens has been deploying Marineco Thunderbird off the west coast of England, where it is used to perform installation and maintenance work at the Walney Offshore Windfarms. The vessel’s superstructure is spacious, offering sleeping accommodation (four two-person cabins), which makes it possible for the crew to stay on-si... Read More »

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