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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

Continental to showcase its interpretation of automotive world digitalization at CES 2017 on January 5-8 in Las Vegas

In-vehicle biometrics enhances security and offers real personalization Flexible entertainment: cloud solution for the head unit Dynamic eHorizon for riders: making motorcycling safer Even smarter: new “Intelligent Glass Control” functions 3D display surface: new design possibilities in the cockpit One … Read the full press release

The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN selected to power all variants of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner family

DERBY, UK, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN has powered a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight for the first time. The flight, which took off and landed at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington, US, marks the latest phase in the … Read the full press release

South African Airways signs new $180m-worth TotalCare service contract for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines

DERBY, UK, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — South African Airways has signed a new TotalCare service order, worth $180m, for Trent 700 engines that power five Airbus A330 aircraft that are entering service. The order was announced as UK Chancellor of … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters strengthens its position in China’s helicopter market with the delivery of 100th Ecureuil family helicopter to CMIG Leasing

The Ecureuil family becomes the first helicopter fleet with 100 aircraft operating in China’s civil and para-public market The H125 will be deployed for power line surveillance, geographic surveys and aerial videography missions Beijing, China, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — CMIG Leasing … Read the full press release

Electric-hybrid bus with Bombardier’s PRIMOVE inductive charging system debuts in Scandinavia

Hybrid bus equipped with Bombardier’s innovative PRIMOVE inductive charging system reduces emissions in Södertälje, Sweden PRIMOVE charging system tops up batteries of eco-friendly bus in minutes MANNHEIM, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Södertälje, Sweden will be the latest city to operate an … Read the full press release

Airport Operational Database and Resource Management System by T-Systems to support South China’s Haikou-Meilan International Airport’s daily operations and resource management

Industry software for Haikou-Meilan International Airport Breakthrough in China’s growth market BONN, 07-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — South China’s Haikou-Meilan International Airport is updating its core systems with an industry solution from T-Systems. AODB (Airport Operational Database) and RMS (Resource Management … Read the full press release

Wiener Linien: Ströck-Weihnachtsbim für MOKI-Wien unterwegs, 26 November – 18 Dezember

Alle Jahre wieder! Von 26. November bis inklusive 18. Dezember ist die traditionelle Ströck-Weihnachtsbim an den Adventwochenenden und am 8. Dezember wieder für die gute Sache unterwegs. Der Ticketerlös kommt heuer der MOKI-Wien, der Mobilen Kinderkrankenpflege, zugute. Die Weihnachtsbim der … Read the full press release

NORD/LB and KfW IPEX-Bank close 10-year financing of two A321-200 aircraft with Ping An for LATAM Airlines

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 22-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — NORD/LB Singapore Branch and KfW IPEX-Bank have closed a 10-year financing of two A321-200 aircraft with Ping An International Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. NORD/LB Singapore Branch acted as Arranger and Lender and KfW IPEX-Bank … Read the full press release

ABBYY Launches an Open API for Its Trademark Lingvo Dictionaries

Moscow, Russia, 17-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABBYY launches Lingvo API, an open API for its trademark Lingvo dictionaries. The new ABBYY Lingvo API gives developers an opportunity to integrate translation, definition, suggested spelling and other features into their services using … Read the full press release

Skanska, Aecom, Colas Rail and Mott MacDonald to design and construct rail network in the South of England

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has, in alliance with Aecom, Colas Rail and Mott MacDonald, been awarded a contract by Network Rail to design and construct the Waterloo and South West Upgrade on the South West Trains network in the … Read the full press release

Safran’s latest generation business jet APUs designated new names

ORLANDO, FL, U.S.A., 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Power Units has announced the designation of its two latest APUs for the business jet market. These name changes are part of the full acquisition in 2014 from Pratt & Whitney of … Read the full press release

CDB Leasing to buy CFM LEAP-1A engines for US$1.26 billion to power its first batch of next generation single-aisle aircraft orders

First Chinese lessor to order all LEAP engine models (-1A/-1B/-1C) ZHUHAI, China, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — CDB Leasing has selected CFM LEAP-1A engines to power 100 percent of its first batch of next generation single-aisle aircraft orders. The firm engine order … Read the full press release

China Eastern Airlines and Safran Landing Systems to create world-class center of excellence in MRO of landing gear on Airbus A320 and Boeing 737

Zhuhai, China, 04-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — China Eastern Airlines and Safran Landing Systems have combined their respective areas of expertise to create a world-class center of excellence in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of landing gear on Airbus A320 and … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide maintenance services for Phoenix Reisen’s cruise vessel M/S Artania

HELSINKI, 03-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Ship management company V.Ships has chosen Wärtsilä to provide maintenance services for its long term client Phoenix Reisen’s cruise vessel M/S Artania. Increased predictability of maintenance operations and recommendations on how to optimise the engine’s fuel … Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomes its second dedicated cargo-only service, AirBridgeCargo Airlines

100 tonnes of additional cargo will go through Heathrow a week New service will add to the airport’s efforts to double cargo capacity through expansion, and £180 million investment Last year, 29% of the UK’s non-EU exports by value went … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to supply power and propulsion to New York’s newest and largest high-speed luxury ferry

DERBY, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply power and propulsion to New York’s newest and largest high-speed luxury ferry. The catamaran, operated by New Jersey based Seastreak, will carry up to 600 passengers between Monmouth County, … Read the full press release

Rheinbahn of Düsseldorf to order further 80 Citea LLEs from VDL Bus & Coach

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Passenger transport company Rheinbahn of Düsseldorf has ordered a further 80 Citea LLEs from VDL Bus & Coach. This order comes on top of the 60 units that were delivered in 2013. “We are hugely … Read the full press release

Bringing the FREME e-Services to the Market

TURIN, Italy, 29-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — FREME,  a 2-years project co funded by the European Commission under the H2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation with the goal of developing a commercial-grade open framework of e-Service for the multilingual and semantic … Read the full press release