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Boeing Names Marc Allen, Michael Arthur, John Slattery to New Leadership Roles

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has appointed three executives to new leadership roles as part of efforts to build up the company’s partnerships and presence worldwide. Marc Allen, president of Boeing International, will transition to the role of senior vice president at Boeing and president of Embraer partnership and group operations, the Chicago-based …

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Embraer Shareholders OK Partnership With Boeing

Shareholders of Embraer on Tuesday approved the company’s proposed strategic partnership with Boeing (NYSE: BA) during a meeting held in Brazil. Boeing said Tuesday shareholders owning 67 percent of Embraer’s outstanding shares participated in the meeting with 96.8 percent voted to approve the transaction. Embraer stockholders cleared the proposal to develop new markets for the KC-390 military …

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Tetra Tech to Help FAA Develop Navigation Tech Under Potential $356M Contract

Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) has received a potential five-year, $356 million contract to research and develop navigation systems for the Federal Aviation Administration. The Navigation Technical Assistance Contract II seeks to address commercial aviation efficiency and safety challenges through the integration of ground- and space-based navigation platforms,  Tetra Tech said Thursday. Under NAVTAC II, the company will also help FAA plan, …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Next to Help Advance Telecommunications, Air Traffic Control

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the Iridium Next constellation will work to support the “renovation” of air traffic control toward the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Next Generation Air Transportation System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASASpaceflight.com reported Friday that the company’s effort to replace the original …

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CAE Lands $72M in Int’l Pilot Training, Equipment Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 23, 2015 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will provide training services and equipment to five international commercial airlines under contracts worth $71.7 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will provide cadet and pilot training to China, Japan and a European customer, as well as full-flight simulators …

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