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Reed & Mackay Expands Presence Through Partnership With Corporate Travel Providers

LONDON, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion is delighted to announce that Reed & Mackay, a premium corporate travel management company, has created a new global partnership. This partnership will further expand its presence through multiple selected corporate travel providers who will … Read the full press release

Zurich Is one of Top Three Global Travel Insurance Provider With Acquisition of Cover-More

ZURICH, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) today has successfully acquired Cover-More Group Limited (Cover-More), a leading travel insurance and assistance solutions provider based in Sydney with a strong market position in Australia, India and the U.S. This transaction … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Orders New Vehicles Worth ₤70 Million

More than 340 new buses and coaches ordered More than £1billion orders for around 7,000 new vehicles placed over past 11 years Latest intake of vehicles all meet latest Euro 6 emissions standards and have USB charging points Innovative emissions-reducing … Read the full press release

Joint Venture Company for the Development and Provision of European Electronic Toll Service Has Started

The joint venture company for Europe-wide toll settlements using only one box has started FRANKFURT, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems International GmbH, Daimler AG and DKV EURO SERVICE GmbH + Co. KG have founded their joint venture company for the development … Read the full press release

St. Andrews receives Special Award for Efforts to Encourage Cycling

Efforts to encourage cycling at the University of St Andrews – including a bike loan scheme, maintenance sessions and social events – have been recognised with a special award. Fife, Scotland, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Proctor Professor Lorna Milne, accepted the … Read the full press release

Airbus Interiors Services: Airbus launches new offer to support airlines with their cabin upgrade development strategies

Dedicated to supporting airlines with their cabin upgrade development strategies; Scope covers the entire Airbus family; Delivering Airbus standards and innovative products with improved agility. HAMBURG, 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has launched a new offer: Airbus Interiors Services (AIS). Based … Read the full press release

Airbus in Hamburg extends Customer Definition Centre for A320 and A330 customers

New ways of cabin definition for A320 and A330 customers HAMBURG, 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus in Hamburg has launched the extension of its Customer Definition Centre (CDC) which will serve customers for A320 and A330 aircraft. Thus far, since its … Read the full press release

SITA and Airbus join forces to provide the most advanced cyber security solution for the air transport industry

New offer to allow immediate detection and remedial action DUBAI, U.A.E., 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and SITA have launched new Security Operations Center Services customized for the specific needs of the air transport industry. These new incident detection services will … Read the full press release

Saab to deploy its Integrated Air Traffic Control Suite at Singapore Changi Airport

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has been selected by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to deploy its Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SMGCS) and latest generation Multilateration System at Singapore … Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines appoints Andreas Zerlauth as Head of Controlling

Zerlauth leaves Eurowings for Austrian Airlines The business administration graduate from Vorarlberg starts work in September VIENNA, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As of September 2017, Andreas Zerlauth, age 46, will manage the controlling activities of Austrian Airlines in his new position … Read the full press release

Alstom presents the latest development of rail signalling programme in Denmark

Saint-Ouen, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom and Banedanmark, the Danish railway infrastructure owner, presented today to His Majesty the King of the Belgians and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark the latest development of signalling in Denmark on … Read the full press release

DS Automobiles deploys Dassault Systèmes’ Virtual Garage” solution to fully support the launch of its new SUV, DS 7 CROSSBACK

VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that DS Automobiles, the premium brand of PSA … Read the full press release

B&B Hotels selects Vertical Booking CRS for enterprise hotel distribution across their 400 hotels

BERGAMO, Italy, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — B&B Hotels Group, one of the main independent chains of economy hotels in Europe, a brand renowned for the quality of its smooth, efficient and cozy stays, has selected the Vertical Booking CRS solution … Read the full press release

New milestone for VINCI Concessions with the inauguration of the new South Europe Atlantic high-speed line

RUEIL MALMAISON CEDEX, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new South Europe Atlantic high-speed line (SEA HSL), which will put Bordeaux within 2 hours of Paris starting this July, was inaugurated on February 28th, 2017 by French President François Hollande, in the … Read the full press release

Continental calls for international legal framework for automated driving; recommends development of reliable radio networks

Highly automated driving on the interstate highway technically feasible by 2020, but the international legal framework and specific radio channels are lacking Technology company Continental calls for the next steps to be implemented in developing the legal framework for taking … Read the full press release

Hawaiian Airlines to power its additional Airbus A330 aircraft with Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines

DERBY, UK, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won an order from Hawaiian Airlines for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power an additional Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The airline already operates 23 Rolls-Royce powered A330 … Read the full press release

TomTom’s On-Street Parking service wins Automotive Innovation Award

On-Street Parking Picked as Winner in Services Category AMSTERDAM, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom’s (TOM2) On-Street Parking service was last night announced as the winner of an Automotive Innovation Award at the AIA awards ceremony in The Hague. TomTom On-Street Parking, … Read the full press release

New smartphone app to give railway companies instant feedback from passengers

Passengers could soon be using their mobile phones to help rail companies around the globe improve the ride quality on their trains, thanks to new research. Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a smartphone app that allows passengers … Read the full press release

UK rail industry to improve disabled access to facilities in trains and at stations

LONDON, 07-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Work to improve disabled access to toilets on trains and at stations is underway following talks between Rail Minister Paul Maynard and senior rail industry representatives. The Rail Minister met with senior executives after Paralympian Anne … Read the full press release

CityJet Cabin Crew Recruitment Day in Brussels, Belgium

Cabin Crew Recruitment Day taking place in Brussels, Belgium on 1st February 2017 BRUSSELS, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that will be holding a Recruitment Day for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions in … Read the full press release

Abellio and Mitsui to run Greater Anglia rail franchise in a 60:40 joint venture

Japanese company identified as the best partner to support Abellio in delivering ambitious programme of improvements UTRECHT, 18-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Abellio UK (“Abellio”) has signed an agreement to sell 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise to Mitsui & Co., … Read the full press release

Transport for Greater Manchester awards Ferrovial consortium contract to operate and maintain Metrolink tran network

Amey, a Ferrovial Services subsidiary, and global public operator Keolis have been chosen to operate and maintain Manchester Metrolink, the largest tram network in the United Kingdom. The contract runs for up to 10 years. Amey and Keolis have been operating … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space demonstrates refuelling contacts between C295W and H225M Caracal helicopter

GETAFE, 17-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has followed its recent successful demonstration of air-to-air refuelling between two C295W medium transports with a demonstration of refuelling contacts with a H225M Caracal helicopter. In the trial, performed jointly with Airbus … Read the full press release

Sixt receives three World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards for Sixt Car Rentals, Sixt Luxury Cars and the Sixt Limousine Service Regine Sixt sees honor as ‘validation of our consistent commitment to customer orientation’ Munich / Maldives, 06-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Award winning mobility solutions meet the … Read the full press release

Cabin Crew Recruitment Days taking place in Brussels, Belgium

Take to the sky and Fly in 2017 with CityJet BRUSSELS, 06-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that we are currently recruiting for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions for our client CityJet. Recruitment days … Read the full press release

Ericsson, Orange and PSA Group to conduct 5G technology pilot project for automotive applications

STOCKHOLM, 05-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), Orange and PSA Group have signed a partnership agreement to conduct a 5G technology pilot project for automotive applications. The “Towards 5G” connected car partnership aims to leverage 4G to 5G technology evolution … Read the full press release

New Channel 4 television programme ‘Arrivals’ filmed exclusively at Heathrow

Airs: 7pm on Wednesday 28 December on Channel 4 LONDON, 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The warmth of a welcome home has been captured in a new Channel 4 television programme ‘Arrivals’, filmed exclusively at Heathrow. The one-hour programme, narrated by … Read the full press release

Eurowings selects Inmarsat advanced new GX for Aviation in-flight broadband solution

Initial installations already completed for latest airline customer from Lufthansa Group LONDON, 27-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (ISAT.L) announced today that Eurowings is the latest airline from the Lufthansa Group to select its advanced new GX for Aviation in-flight broadband … Read the full press release

Fincantieri and Virgin Voyages ship construction contracts valued at EUR2 billion now effective

Agreement for the first three cruise ships ordered by new cruise line finalized TRIESTE, 20-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Ship construction contracts valued at approximately 2 billion euros between Fincantieri and Virgin Voyages (part of Virgin Group of companies) for three … Read the full press release

NIB provides EUR 24M to Estonia’s AS Tallinna Lennujaam for Tallinn Airport expansion

NIB and Estonia’s AS Tallinna Lennujaam have agreed on a loan of EUR 24 million for the expansion of the airside traffic area and the development of other investments at Tallinn Airport. HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The 13-year maturity loan will … Read the full press release