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Global Tourist Arrivals Down 83% in Q1; Asia Pacific Down 94%


(03 Jun 2021) According to the UNWTO Confidence Index, international tourist arrivals were down 83% in Q1 2021 as widespread travel restrictions remained in place. Between January and March 2021 destinations around the world welcomed 180 million fewer international arrivals compared to the first quarter of last year. Asia and the Pacific continued to suffer […]

ABS Jets to Use Beacon as Dedicated Maintenance Coordination Platform


(03 Jun 2021) ABS Jets, an executive operator and maintenance organization based in the Czech Republic, has signed an agreement to use Beacon as its dedicated maintenance coordination platform. The deal marks Beacon’s debut in Europe. Developed by EmbraerX, Embraer’s market accelerator for disruptive businesses, Beacon connects operators, maintenance services, and mechanics in a more […]

Learjet Signs IDIQ Contract with U.S. Air Force for up to 6 Global 6000 Aircraft

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(03 Jun 2021) Bombardier’s Learjet subsidiary has signed an agreement with the U.S. Air Force in support of the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) program. The Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract provides the USAF with flexible ordering and includes an immediate firm order for one Global 6000 aircraft, with as many as five additional […]

Honeywell Launches JetWave Satcom Solution for Military Customers

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(03 Jun 2021) Honeywell has expanded its JetWave product family of broadband satcom solutions with JetWave MCX, a new solution featuring technical improvements specifically designed for military and governmental aircraft. JetWave MCX will provide improved situational awareness throughout an airborne mission, secure communications and the capability to connect to various Ka-band satcom networks depending on […]