News from Aerospace and Aviation Industry



Boeing, Qatar Airways Finalize Order for Five 777 Freighters
2019/07/11 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The signing ceremony was witnessed by U.S. President Donald Trump and His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar and included His Excellency...


Romain Trapp appointed president of Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and head of North America region
2019/07/11 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

He succeeds Chris Emerson, who has been appointed president of Airbus Defense and Space, Inc.Grand Prairie, Texas, Airbus announced today that Romain Trapp has been ap...


2019/07/04 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Boeing, under scrutiny after two crashes that claimed 346 lives, announced Wednesday it would give $100 million to communities and families affected by the 737 MAX di...


Safran and the French Ministry of Education and Youth renew their commitment to the professional integration of young people
2019/06/27 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Jean-Michel Blanquer, French Minister for Education and Youth, and Ross McInnes, Chairman of Safran's Board of Directors, have signed a three-year renewal of the f...


Airbus founding father and visionary, Roger Béteille, passes away
2019/06/26 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Airbus is saddened that one of its founding fathers, Roger Béteille, who not only shaped Airbus’ first commercial aircraft - the A300B - but also Airbus I...


2019/06/21 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

US pilots, including Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, called Wednesday for enhanced training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service followi...


Airbus tests its Network for the Sky on a MRTT aircraft
2019/06/13 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Airbus has successfully completed a flight demonstration of a connected airborne battlespace scenario, centred on a MRTT aircraft. The test was carried out as part of ...


2019/06/12 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Irish no-frills airline Ryanair said Tuesday that it will buy Maltese startup Malta Air, forming a new division that reaches more markets in north Africa from the Medi...


Stéphane Dubois named Executive Vice President for Human Resources at Safran
2019/06/12 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Stéphane Dubois was named Safran Executive Vice President, Human Resources on June 5. He replaces Jean-Luc Bérard, who was at the same time appointe...


Thales acquires Psibernetix for decisive technologies in artificial intelligence
2019/06/12 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Thales announces it has acquired the artificial intelligence (AI) company Psibernetix to help create Certifiable AI. Originally made famous by its aerial combat applic...