Aviation

July 23, 2016

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Kenya Airways says full-year pretax loss narrows by 12%

Kenya Airways narrowed its pretax loss by 12.2% to 26.1bn shillings ($257m) in the year to end-March, it said on Thursday.

The carrier, which is part-owned by Air France KLM, has been reducing its fleet, selling land and cutting jobs to recover from losses caused by a slump in tourism and the cost of renewing its fleet.


Finance director Dick Murianki said the airline,"...

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July 15, 2016

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Sealed Air Acquires Cleaning in Place Optimization and Remote Monitoring Company

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced today that it has acquired Tampereen Teollsuussähkö Oy (TTS-Ciptec), a company that optimizes Cleaning in Place systems through remote monitoring capabilities and predictive analytics services for industrial use in brewing, beverage and dairy companies.


“TTS-Ciptec’s unique approach and complementary technology in patented sensing and algorithms bolsters our"......

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July 14, 2016

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Mashreq & Arab Bank arrange BHD 107 million for modernisation of Bahrain International Airport

Mashreq acted as the exclusive book runner and coordinator for the facility, while Arab Bank plc was the joint lead arranger under the facility.


The Arabtec-TAV JV received the award worth BHD 382.9 Million (AED 3,750 Million) for this strategic project in March 2016, making it the largest construction project won by a joint venture involving a Turkish company in Bahrain."...

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July 14, 2016

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Boehringer Ingelheim and University of Dundee collaborate to develop new class of medicines

  • Collaboration aims to develop PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeric molecules (PROTACs) – a new therapeutic modality that is able to degrade proteins playing a central role in disease processes
  • PROTACs and their new mechanism of action are expected to open new horizons for drug development allowing new drug targets to be accessible
  • Research bears potential to develop innovative new treatment options for patients with high medical need


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July 14, 2016

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Hasbro Acquires Boulder Media Animation Studio

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it has acquired Boulder Media, a multi-award winning Irish animation company based in Dublin. Boulder has produced a variety of award-winning series for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Disney and BBC. As a wholly-owned subsidiary, Boulder will continue"...

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July 11, 2016

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Dimension Data Releases Summary of Data Analytics for the First Nine Stages of Tour De France

Dimension Data, the global ICT organisation processing and analysing the data coming from the next-generation tracking devices under the Tour de France rider’s saddles has released a summary of the data the company processed and analysed for the first nine stages.


In the first nine stages, Dimension Data’s technical team in the mobile big data truck travelling"...

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July 5, 2016

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Algeria to establish helicopter plant

The Algerian government says it will establish a helicopter production plant with a foreign partner primarily for the export market.

Addressing a recent meeting during a tour of Tizi-Ouzou, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said the plant will be co-funded by an unnamed foreign partner and two state-owned investment companies.

"The National Investment Council (NIC) and the Council of State holdings (CPE) have agreed to create a high-end helicopter manufacturing plant and much of these will be for the export market. We have to seek growth elsewhere in the real economic...

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June 26, 2016

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AIR ALGERIA JIJEL RELAUNCH THE LINE - MARSEILLE

Travelers between Jijel and Marseille are satisfied. Air Algeria has finally reopened airline serving these two cities in the Mediterranean and whose traffic is known to be quite dense.


Direct services between Jijel and Marseille (France) have, in fact, taken the day before yesterday with the landing at the tarmac of the airport"...

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June 23, 2016

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The Bigger Picture: Dubai International as Viewed from Space

Dubai International (DXB) makes an indelible impression even when viewed from outer space with the addition of Concourse D. Concourse D, which is the last major facility that DXB has space for, has boosted the airport’s annual capacity to 90 million passengers. But the lack of space is not stopping the airport from growing. Dubai Airports has announced plans to increase DXB’s capacity to 118 million passengers per year by 2023"...

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June 22, 2016

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SITA’S Horizon to support launch of Sky Prime's Aviation Services

RIYADH – Sky Prime Aviation Services, a leading Saudi private aviation services company, is to deploy SITA’s next-generation passenger services system (PSS) to manage its new VIP flight service being introduced to its premium passengers.

Targeted at the region’s premium traveler, the success of the new service relies heavily on providing the very best customer service each step of the journey, from the moment a passenger makes a booking to when they leave the aircraft.

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