Virgin America and Revision3 partner to bring web-TV to the skies

Virgin America and Revision3, the Internet TV network built for the web generation, are partnering to bring original, cutting-edge web-based television programming to guests on the next generation carrier’s flights. Revision3 programming on Virgin America will make its debut this March and will be available on the airline’s flights to New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, San Diego and Seattle.

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Northwest Airlines selects SolArc for jet fuel management

SolArc, an innovative, market-focused software company with a proven solution that streamlines and automates the jet fuel supply chain, reported that Northwest Airlines will implement SolArc RightAngle for managing the jet fuel supply, logistics, accounting and price hedging for their domestic and international operations. Northwest Airlines will use SolArc RightAngle to manage jet fuel procurement, taxes, inventory, and automated payables matching integrated with IATA InvoiceWorks. A major goal of the initiative is to consolidate information systems and implement best practices for managing the fuel spend.

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Northrop Grumman elects new President, Information Technology sector

Northrop Grumman’s board of directors has elected Linda A. Mills corporate vice president and president of its Information Technology (IT) sector effective Feb. 1, 2008. She succeeds James R. O’Neill who has announced his decision to retire from the company on May 1, 2008.

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US Airways names Dion Flannery President, US Airways Express

US Airways executive Dion Flannery, currently vice president, financial analysis, has been named president of US Airways Express. Flannery succeeds Robert Martens, who has announced his retirement from the airline. In his new role, Flannery will be responsible for oversight of US Airways

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Boeing appoints engineering and technology leader in India

Boeing released that Naveed Hussain will serve in India as its Vice President of Engineering and Technology. Hussain will report to Boeing’s Office of Technology and to Ian Thomas, president of Boeing India. He will be based out of Boeing’s India headquarters in New Delhi.

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Hans Peter Ring hands over Airbus CFO responsibility to Harald Wilhelm

Hans Peter Ring, CFO of EADS, was assuming the additional role of CFO of Airbus since the 31 october 2006. This combined responsibility was brought about when it became apparent, in the context of the announcement of A380 delays, that integration between Airbus and EADS, its mother company, needed drastic improvement. As he announced last week at the Global Investors Forum, this integration of the finance function has been achieved. Hans Peter Ring will be refocusing his time and effort on his role as CFO of EADS. As of 1st February 2008, he will hand over the Airbus CFO responsibility Read more

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AAR names D.J. Wetekam new Group VP of MRO segment

AAR reported that Donald J. Wetekam has been named Group Vice President of the Company’s Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) segment. Wetekam previously served as President and General Manager of AAR’s Aircraft maintenance facility in Oklahoma City. As Group Vice President, Wetekam will oversee all of AAR’s MRO activities and be responsible for growing the Company’s domestic and international MRO business and expanding its offerings to government customers. In another move to strengthen and increase its MRO business, AAR has appointed Mickey Cohen Vice President, Commercial MRO Group, reporting to Wetekam. In this expanded role, Cohen will oversee all commercial Read more

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BAE Systems Regional Aircraft and Ansett Aircraft Spares & Services plan long-term collaboration

In a joint announcement BAE Systems Regional Aircraft and Ansett Aircraft Spares & Services, as a first step to developing a long-term relationship, have signed an agreement under which Ansett will relocate its current operations and inventory at Heathrow to the BAE Systems facility at Weybridge, UK. Inventory includes spares for civil aircraft of all major commercial aircraft manufacturers. Additionally, Ansett has also purchased a substantial amount of surplus BAE 146/Avro RJ spares from Regional Aircraft to add to its existing inventory. This will enhance the Company

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