FAA has awarded Raytheon a $103 million contract to develop a payload to be incorporated into a new geostationary satellite and two associated ground uplink stations to support its Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) in US airspace.
Nuevo Pudahuel—a consortium comprising Aéroports de Paris (45%), VINCI Airports (40%) and Italian construction group Astaldi (15%)—has been awarded the concession to operate Santiago’s Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport in Chile.
In the ongoing debate about whether additional runway capacity for the UK should be added at Heathrow or Gatwick airports, Heathrow has said members of London First, an influential business membership organization, backs Heathrow’s expansion.
Airbus claimed victory over rival Boeing at the Paris Air Show with orders and commitments totaling 421 aircraft announced through the week, but Boeing’s 331 commercial airplane sales included a far larger number of higher value widebodies....More
The GE Aviation/Pratt & Whitney joint venture Engine Alliance said it remains in contention to power the potential re-engined Airbus A380neo with a comprehensive upgrade to the GP7200, but it noted the timing of such a move is dependent on Airbus....More
ATR has sold 46 aircraft and 35 options in the year to date, valued at $2 billion including options, marking a slowdown on its previous performance due to low fuel prices and adverse dollar exchange rates....More