Tag Archives: Airbus

07Nov/21

Linux Foundation’s Open Source Climate Welcomes Airbus, EY and Red Hat

The Linux Foundation’s OS-Climate has announced that Airbus and EY have joined its cross-industry coalition seeking to accelerate the global transition to net zero through open data and open source decision-making tools for companies, investors, banks, and regulators. This follows the news in September that Red Hat (an IBM company) had joined and is contributing a world-class team of data scientists and developers to build the OS-Climate platform. Also announced is Airbus’ contribution of a scenario analysis modeling platform to analyze the clean energy transition. Continue reading

26Sep/17

Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

DUBAI, UAE (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (REUTERS) – Dubai on Monday (September 25) showcased a flight for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.
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05Sep/17

Flying taxi startup Lilium raises $90 mln

Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger “flying taxi”, has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, as the race to to make electric-powered flying an every day event, hots up. Kate King reports. Continue reading

07Mar/17

Future of mobility: a personal capsule which drives, flies and hops on train

Imagine ordering a capsule which can drive and fly on its own taking you across the city. The concept, called “Pop.Up”, was unveiled at the Geneva car show and is a big leap into the future.

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19Dec/16

Exclusive: Iran to land first Airbus jet within weeks under sanctions pact

Iran expects to get its first new jet within weeks under a multi-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 planes, a senior official said on Monday, as Tehran and Western firms race to reopen trade
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23Nov/16

White House: We will not undermine ability to implement Iran nuclear deal

White House says it will not sign any legislation that would undermine the ability to implement the Iran nuclear deal.

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08Aug/16

UK opens corruption probe into Airbus jet sales

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office launches a formal investigation into suspected fraud, bribery and corruption in connection with commercial plane sales by Airbus.

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20Oct/15

Zambia to revamp flagging aviation industry

Zambia’s national airline disbanded several years ago and now there is talk of its return by 2016. Officials say they are planning to revive the once lucrative aviation industry. Flying students like Chisomo Daka, a young pilot say they are hoping a new national carrier will offer them the chance to build careers as aviators.

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