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Nordic Aviation Capital expands its fleet to 413 aircrafts with the acquisition of all aircraft assets owned by Aldus Aviation Fund (AAF)

Billund, Denmark, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) announces that it has acquired all of the aircraft assets owned by Aldus Aviation Fund (AAF). Since 2016, NAC has managed 29 E-jets owned by AAF which are currently on … Read the full press release

Groupe PSA and Ecole Centrale de Nantes launch R&D programme dedicated to digital simulation techniques for powertrain design

The aim of the programme is to bring low-emission vehicles to market faster Digital simulation reduces engine design turnaround time by reducing the need for physical tests and prototypes, thereby lowering development costs PARIS, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Groupe PSA … Read the full press release

Tube modernisation: Thales conducts successful trials of new signalling system

LONDON, 18-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for London (TfL) staff operated and maintained the brand-new Thales signalling system for the first time during a trial this weekend. The successful trial means customers can begin to benefit from the new signalling on … Read the full press release

European consortium AVENUE prepares the technical, economic and legislative integration of autonomous vehicles in European cities

GENEVA, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Autonomous vehicles promise to be the next revolution in public transport. They should find their first users in suburban areas, which are less well served by traditional transportation networks. But for these new services to develop, … Read the full press release

Fincantieri awarded with an order for another ultra-luxury cruise ship from Silversea Cruises

She will be the third ship of the Silver Muse class MONACO/TRIESTE, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Silversea Cruises has awarded Fincantieri with an order for another ultra-luxury cruise ship, with delivery scheduled for Q4 2021. The contract is valued at … Read the full press release

Silver is Gold: The first European Silver Economy Awards have announced its winners

May 3, 2018 ¦ Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, Fraunhofer Institute Portugal and ProjectRay have been honoured as winners of the first edition of the European Silver Economy Awards. BRUSSELS, Belgium, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday May 3, the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: Successful simulation of hybrid train operation on Lake Constance Belt Railway (Bodenseegürtelbahn)

Successful simulation of hybrid train operation on Lake Constance Belt Railway MTU Hybrid PowerPack reduces emissions, noise levels and operating costs on the existing infrastructure Development is part of the Rolls-Royce electrification strategy Friedrichshafen, Germany, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The MTU … Read the full press release

MAN to deliver eight new NEOPLAN Tourliners and six new NEOPLAN Skyliners to Schröder Reisen to be used for intercity travel with Flixbus

Schröder Reisen have taken on a total of 14 NEOPLAN premium coaches This includes the 75th coach from MAN since 2013, and the 33rd NEOPLAN coach MAN scores highly in terms of service, economic viability and reliability MUNICH, 01-May-2018 — … Read the full press release

Alstom to supply additional Metropolis trains to Singapore Land Transport Authority for the extensions of Singapore North East Line and Circle Line

Saint-Ouen, France, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has signed an agreement with Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) to supply six additional Metropolis trains (36 metro cars) and 11 additional Metropolis trains (33 metro cars) for the extensions of Singapore North East … Read the full press release

Ballast Nedam: The greenest transferium in the Netherlands opened on 22 April

Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The greenest transferium of the Netherlands has been officially been opened on 22 April. Go and have a look at the Deutersestraat, because in a little while it will be out of site for the … Read the full press release

Nordic Aviation Capital to lease one Embraer E190, MSN 19000461 to Pegas Fly

Billund, Denmark, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to confirm that it has delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000461, to LLC “IKAR” (d.b.a. Pegas Fly) on lease. NAC is delighted to welcome LLC “IKAR” as a … Read the full press release

AmeyTPT awarded commercial management services contract by Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport operator

OXFORD, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading the way in the commercialisation of facilities, AmeyTPT, part of Amey Consulting, has been awarded a new contract by Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport operator, to provide a range of commercial management services across … Read the full press release

Gemalto to produce the next generation of British passports and associated services

LONDON, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announces it has won an open tender with the Home Office, acting through Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO), for the production of the next generation of British passports … Read the full press release

Diageo to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme ever seen in Scotland’s whisky tourism sector

New Johnnie Walker global brand attraction & distillery upgrades to grow appeal of scotch LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo announces a £150 million investment over three years to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL signs new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network Service (NewPENS)

BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a common procurement action, EUROCONTROL and forty-one industry partners, primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs), today launched a new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European … Read the full press release

Destatis: Im Februar 2018 gab es in den Beherbergungsbetrieben in Deutschland 27,4 Millionen Übernachtungen in- und ausländischer Gäste

WIESBADEN, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Februar 2018 gab es in den Beherbergungsbetrieben in Deutschland 27,4 Millionen Übernachtungen in- und ausländischer Gäste. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) nach vorläufigen Ergebnissen weiter mitteilt, war dies ein Plus von 6 % gegenüber Februar 2017. Die Übernachtungszahl von Gästen aus … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: Jackson Square Aviation will adopt LessorCare across its existing and future fleets of Trent-powered aircraft

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has announced Jackson Square Aviation as a new customer for LessorCare, the pioneering new service tailored specifically to the needs of lessors. Jackson Square Aviation will adopt LessorCare across its existing and … Read the full press release

Airbus: Qantas launch operator of the A380 Cabin-Flex on its current A380 fleet from mid-2019

Up to 11 more premium economy seats or seven business class seats To be available in service from 2019 TOULOUSE, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the efficiency-boosting A380 cabin enablers, Airbus has developed a new option: “A380 Cabin-Flex”. … Read the full press release

Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace to develop lower-deck modules with passenger sleeping berths

Sleeping berths would fit inside the aircraft’s existing cargo compartments Improving the passengers’ experience while enabling airlines to differentiate To be included in catalogue of certified solutions by 2020, initially on A330 TOULOUSE, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and Zodiac … Read the full press release

Weride toma la industria del taxi con una idea innovadora!

JERUSALEM, Israel, 08-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Weride, una nueva aplicación internacional de taxis que se centra en los viajes compartidos se está lanzando en España y pronto en todo el mundo. Qué nos diferencia de otras aplicaciones de taxi como … Read the full press release

Weride Taking the Taxi Industry by an Innovative Storm!

JERUSALEM, Israel, 08-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Weride, a new international taxi application focusing on shared travel and day-to-day travel is launching in Spain and Israel. What makes us different than other taxi applications like Uber and Cabify? Our focus is … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest electric bus fleet: 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, 28 March 2018, Connexxion, Transport Region Amsterdam and Schiphol presented Europe’s largest electric bus fleet. On 1 April, 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport … Read the full press release

Lagardère Publishing: Hachette Livre appoints Mehdi Mohammedi as Senior VP Information Technology Transformation France

Vanves, France, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 16th April 2018, Mehdi Mohammedi will join Hachette Livre as Senior Vice President, Information Technology Transformation France, reporting to Arnaud NOURRY, CEO of group Hachette Livre. Mehdi Mohammedi will be a member of the … Read the full press release

Fincantieri starts the work of the second ultra-luxury cruise ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises to be delivered in 2020

The second cruise ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises TRIESTE, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The steel cutting ceremony of “Seven Seas Splendor”, the second ultra-luxury cruise ship which Fincantieri will build for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, a brand of Norwegian Cruise … Read the full press release

Silversea Group’s ultra-luxury cruise ship Silver Spirit undergoes modernization at Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo

For the first time a ultra-luxury ship undergoes modernization activities TRIESTE, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lengthening works on Silver Spirit, ultra-luxury cruise ship of the Silversea Group, began at Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo in the last days, with a 15-meter section … Read the full press release

TomTom electric vehicle (EV) service now available in North America

Detroit, MI, 16-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its electric vehicle (EV) service, designed to help drivers make informed decisions about when and where to charge their vehicles, is now available in North America. The TomTom EV Service is a … Read the full press release

Southeast Asia’s largest transportation booking services provider Easybook migrates to a hybrid cloud infrastructure enabled by Equinix and InfoFabrica Consulting Pte. Ltd.

New hybrid cloud infrastructure enabled by Equinix and InfoFabrica brings about significant cost efficiencies and increased flexibility to scale operations to new markets SINGAPORE, 16-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that Southeast Asia’s … Read the full press release

Inmarsat research: Internet of Things (IoT) to enable the transport and logistics sector reduce its carbon footprint and minimise any negative impact on the environment

Research suggests companies within transport and logistics are prioritising IoT to improve environmental sustainability and enhance their operational success  LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Internet of Things (IoT) will play a pivotal role in enabling the transport and logistics sector … Read the full press release

Scania to deliver modern and sustainable transport solutions to the Nigerian city of Lagos

Södertälje, Sweden, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, in collaboration with the Brazilian bus and coach bodybuilder Marcopolo, will deliver 250 buses to the Nigerian city of Lagos. The buses will be delivered during the first half of 2018 and have been … Read the full press release

Harald Xperience first in Finland to take augmented reality (AR) to restaurants

HELSINKI, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Harald Xperience Ltd. is the first company in Finland to introduce an application with AR aimed to enhance the customer experience in restaurants. The application called EatX allows the customer to visualize the various dishes … Read the full press release