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Honda Aircraft Company Begins HondaJet Deliveries

Honda Aircraft Company today announced it has begun deliveries of the HondaJet, the world’s most advanced light jet.

Greensboro, NC, USA — Honda Aircraft Company today announced it has begun deliveries of the HondaJet, the world’s most advanced light jet. The company delivered the first aircraft today at its world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. This milestone follows final type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which the HondaJet received on Dec. 8, 2015.

“We are very excited to commence deliveries of the HondaJet, fulfilling Honda’s commitment to advancing human mobility through innovation,” said Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. “Honda Aircraft has now extended this commitment skyward with the delivery of our first aircraft, and I hope we soon will begin to see many HondaJets at airports around the world.”

Honda Aircraft Company is manufacturing the HondaJet at its world headquarters in Greensboro. The aircraft is offered for sale in North America, South America and Europe through the HondaJet dealer network.

To support HondaJet customers, Honda Aircraft has established a robust worldwide dealer network in 11 territories. HondaJet dealers are ready to support aircraft entry into service, together with a 90,000 square-foot customer service facility in Greensboro to support the dealer network with heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul capabilities.

Pilot training is already being conducted for HondaJet customers with a full-motion, Level D flight simulator installed at the Honda Aircraft Training Center in Greensboro.

The HondaJet is the world’s most advanced light jet, with revolutionary technology and design innovations-including the Over-The-Wing Engine Mount design-that help it achieve the highest speed, superior fuel efficiency, and a more spacious cabin over conventional aircraft in its class.

For more information about the HondaJet, visit http://www.HondaJet.com.

About HondaJet
The HondaJet is the fastest, highest-flying, quietest, and most fuel-efficient jet in its class. The HondaJet incorporates many technological innovations in aviation design, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration that dramatically improves performance and fuel efficiency by reducing aerodynamic drag. The OTWEM design also reduces cabin sound, minimizes ground-detected noise, and allows for the roomiest cabin in its class, the largest baggage capacity, and a fully serviceable private aft lavatory. The HondaJet is equipped with the most sophisticated glass flight deck available in any light business jet, a Honda-customized Garmin® G3000. The HondaJet is Honda’s first commercial aircraft and lives up to the company’s reputation for superior performance, efficiency, quality and value.

About Honda Aircraft Company
Honda Aircraft Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Founded in 2006, Honda Aircraft’s world headquarters is located in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is alive today as Honda Aircraft fulfills one of Honda’s longstanding dreams to advance human mobility skyward.

Media Contact:
Kristy Kennedy
Honda Aircraft Company
336-662-0246
media@haci.honda.com
http://www.hondajet.com

HondaJet Sets Two Speed Records Flying between the Northeast and South Florida

The United States National Aeronautic Association presented the records to Honda Aircraft Company during the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.

Orlando, FL, USA — Honda Aircraft Company today announced the HondaJet, the fastest jet Performance in its class, has officially secured its first speed records over two recognized courses from Teterboro, New Jersey to Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts to Palm Beach, Florida. The United States National Aeronautic Association presented the records to Honda Aircraft Company during the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.

In setting the record between New Jersey and Florida, the HondaJet departed Teterboro Airport at 2:15 p.m. EST on April 9, 2016 and landed at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport at 5:06 p.m. Despite average headwinds of 60 knots (nearly 70 mph), the flight took two hours and 51 minutes at a cruising altitude of 43,000 feet with the HondaJet surpassing the existing record from Teterboro to Fort Lauderdale. The HondaJet achieved a maximum ground speed of 414 knots (478 mph) for this flight.

For the Boston to Palm Beach record, the HondaJet departed New Bedford Regional Airport at 7:18 a.m. EDT on July 19, 2016 and landed at Palm Beach International Airport at 10:16 a.m.

Factoring average headwinds of 30 knots (35 mph), the flight took two hours and 58 minutes. The HondaJet achieved a maximum ground speed of 422 knots (486 mph). The HondaJet is the first aircraft in its class to officially achieve the Boston to Palm Beach record.

“We chose several of the busiest business aviation airports with extremely popular routes to demonstrate that the HondaJet will get customers where they need to be faster than any other light jet,” said Honda Aircraft President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. “These missions prove just how dramatically HondaJet design innovations like the Over-The-Wing Engine Mount increase performance and fuel efficiency over other light jets.”

The records are approved by the U.S. National Aeronautic Association and pending approval as world records by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale in Switzerland. Peter Kriegler and Glenn Gonzales piloted the HondaJet on both flights.

The HondaJet is the world’s most advanced light jet, and its distinctive design incorporates advanced technologies and concepts. The HondaJet patented Over-The-Wing Engine Mount configuration, natural laminar flow wing and fuselage nose, and composite fuselage were developed from long-term research activities.

The HondaJet is fastest jet in its class with a maximum cruise speed of 422 knots (486 mph); it soars highest in its class with a maximum altitude of 43,000 feet; and it is the most fuel-efficient light jet in its class by up to 17 percent. It has an NBAA IFR range of 1,223 nautical miles (1,408 miles).

About HondaJet
The HondaJet is the fastest, highest-flying, quietest, and most fuel-efficient jet in its class. The HondaJet incorporates many technological innovations in aviation design, including the unique Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration that dramatically improves performance and fuel efficiency by reducing aerodynamic drag. The OTWEM design also reduces cabin sound, minimizes ground-detected noise, and allows for the roomiest cabin in its class, the largest baggage capacity, and a fully serviceable private aft lavatory. The HondaJet is equipped with the most sophisticated glass flight deck available in any light business jet, a Honda-customized Garmin® G3000 The HondaJet is Honda’s first commercial aircraft and lives up to the company’s reputation for superior performance, efficiency, quality and value.

About Honda Aircraft Company
Honda Aircraft Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Founded in 2006, Honda Aircraft’s world headquarters is located in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is alive today as Honda Aircraft fulfills one of Honda’s longstanding dreams to advance human mobility skyward.

Media Contact:
Honda Aircraft Company
336-662-0246
media@haci.honda.com

Leading International Entrepreneur moves into Royal Circles

Toronto, Canada, 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Network/ — In January of 2016, and in Amman, Jordan, Edward Bayanoti, an international businessman with interests in Property, Real Estate and Defence married Her Royal Highness Princess Aisha bint Hussein, sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan and daughter of Princess Muna al-Hussein and King Hussein. The couple had been married in Canada since December 2015.

Her Royal Highness Princess Aisha bint Hussein is the sister in law of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai.

Although dated for a while prior to the marriage, unfortunately the marriage did not work and so in July 2016, according to the Royal Hashemite Court, the couple divorced, while the divorce proceedings are still on going in Canada, but expected to be finalized sometime in 2017.

Edward Banayoti currently resides in Europe, mainly between the United Kingdom, France, and Switzerland. Edward Banayoti is known to be a trusted voice by so many heads of states, and many royal families.

Contact-Details: Mailbox@defenceunlimited.com

Airnetz starts aircraft financing division for global Audience.

Air Charter Service provider Airnetz Aviation has launched aircraft financing advisory through its arm Netz Capital Advisors LLP to serve Global $100 billion yearly financing market for offshore and emergency helicopter and private jet operators.

Private Jet and helicopter services provider Airnetz Aviation, has started financing and leasing advisory division in General Aviation for Global corporate and charter companies who are finding it difficult to finance their airplanes.

“Globally, there is a huge requirement of helicopters and private jets for oil rigs, air ambulance, far away factories and industrial units where carrying staff is a problem. Many companies have intent to buy helicopters and jets for this need however very few of them have access to good financing. Airnetz will help clients secure up to 100 percent financing for new, used and sale lease back deals.” said Atul Khekade, Founding Chairman of Airnetz Aviation Pvt. Ltd.

“Need for private jets and helicopters exist beyond luxury travel market. Emergency evacuation, air ambulance, traffic control, oil rigs transport, distant industrial transport is the need everywhere in the world. Globally, there is a requirement of over 7000 helicopters and jets every year for this purpose and financing them will be a challenge for companies. Our experience and connections with international financing institutions and in house charter management and marketing expertise gives us an edge to be a dominant market leader in aircraft financing anywhere globally” added Mr. Khekade.

“Companies globally will need over $100 billion of aircraft financing and the same requirement will grow by 20-25% every year. Emerging economies will see a lot more air ambulances and emergency services helicopters if Airnetz provides a quality financing to deserving companies.” said Mr. Yatish Loke, Head of Procurement of a leading manufacturing multi national company which uses air charter very often for carrying it’s critical staff to distant locations.

About Airnetz Charter Inc.

AIRETZ Charter Inc, is a pioneer in air charter services market in asia with offices in UK and US with a fleet network of over 2500 aircrafts worldwide. The company provides charter services to asia’s top corporate as well as the business executives of small and medium enterprises. Airnetz has over 500 corporate clients worldwide. Airnetz has launched a financing advisory for $100 billion aircraft financing market of General Aviation.

More detail : http://Airnetz.com 

About Netzcapital Capital Advisors LLP.

NetzCapital Advisors LLP, is a Financial advisory specializing into aviation and infrastructure industry advising multibillion dollar companies on their expansion and asset management needs.

More detail at : http://Netzcapital.com

Cost Effective Charter Solutions from East Coast Air Charter Inc

Statesville, NC – February 25, 2011 – East Coast Air Charter, Inc, one of the leading American providers of air charter management services, would like to announce that they are offering some of the most cost effective solutions for both air cargo charters and passenger charters.

East Coast Air Charter Inc was founded in 1997 and since then the company has focused exclusively on providing customers with the very best air charter management. East Coast Air Charter was founded on the principle that only the services of a professional and impartial broker can render the best value in air charter.

The company employs a web-based auction system whose transparency enables them to save time and select the most advantageous bids, thus providing customers with the best experience in the industry. “When our customers are faced with the need to transport urgent cargo, East Coast Air Charter employs every option at our disposal to find the best and most cost effective solution. One way that we do this is with our own web-based auction system. We developed this system to notify and collect bids from hundreds of carriers who work in our network to meet customers’ needs,” says ECAC president, Bill McBane.

As a certified Indirect Air Carrier, ECAC is committed to providing customers with the best deals on expedite transportation services, for both passenger air charters and air cargo charters. According to Mr. Mc Bane, “East Coast Air Charter is consistently committed to locating the most cost effective options available for our customers. With one call to our operations group, our customers gain access to a wide array of air carriers, all competing for their business through East Coast Air Charter’s proprietary online bid system. Once a customer selects the option which best suits the situation, East Coast Air Charter manages all facets of the charter with service unsurpassed in the industry.”

East Coast Air Charter Inc. has a highly qualified staff of professionals who are available around the clock to serve customers, in an effort to provide them with the most value for every dollar when utilizing air charter services.

For more information on ECAC’s services, visit www.eastcoastaircharter.com or contact the company at PO Box 7137, Statesville, NC 28687 or 704 838 1991.

CEA to introduce new uniforms for its first-line service personnel

Recently, China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (CEA) launched an initiative to change uniforms of its first-line service personnel, replacing the existing ones with a history of nearly 10 years. What is more significant is the cooperation CEA joins hands with Hachette China—the parent company of ELLE magazine, relying on the latter’s grand influence in the fashion field to hunt world’s top designer in order to better display its core brand value of “world-class hospitality with eastern charm”.

CEA owns 370 odd airplanes of different kinds, mainly composed of wide and narrow-body carriers. With Shanghai as its core hub of the airline network covering over 170 cities throughout the world, it provides service to more than 70 million travellers each year with passenger capacity ranking World Top 10. Launching the transnational and crossover design program before its imminent entrance to SkyTeam Alliance, CEA has fully demonstrated its determination to create world-class grade and excellent service experience for global passengers. After the entrance to SkyTeam Alliance, its airline will reach six continents, covering over 900 navigation point cities, and it will notably become more and more integrated with the international society. Aided by Hachette China ‘s fashion impacts, this program will globally hunt a top designer, aiming to well demonstrate a unique international image of oriental glamour and delicate elegance. Which fashion designer will command this design, how CEA service team will be presented to the public in a completely new way, and etc.. All of these noticeable answers will probably be revealed in the near future.

To facilitate this initiative and to evoke more wisdom and inspiration, CEA has also invited global Chinese and fashion design fans to jointly participate in this Uniform Designing Competition. Participants could register at www.style.ceair.com and submit their designs on line. At last, the first three winners will be selected to gain the fashion industry venture capital fund, amounting to over 10,000 RMB, and the champion will have a chance to visit designer studio. In addition, to appreciate the participation of voting netizens, each day CEA will provide one ticket to a famous city in China, all of the active participants’ casting votes will have an equal opportunity to get it. The network creative designs will only be available for the awarding.

About CEA:

China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited, (formerly China Eastern Airlines of 1988), was founded on April 1995. In 1997, it was successfully listed at Stock Exchanges of Hong Kong , New York and Shanghai . Headquartered in Shanghai , it is one of the three major Airlines in Mainland China.

More information, visit http://www.flychinaeastern.com/

For any question, please contact:

China Eastern Airlines
Tel: +86-021-62686268
E-Mail: Style@ceair.com
Next Idea China
Tel:+86-021-61332173
E-mail: sylvia.wang@hfm.com.cn
ZhongJia PR
Tel:+86-010-51268108
E-mail: prservice@zhongjiadisplay.com

Global Spaceflight Services for Small Payloads

Seattle, WA / Delft, Netherlands – January 18, 2011: Spaceflight Services (Spaceflight) and Innovative Space Logistics BV (ISILaunch) announced today that they have teamed to create a global spaceflight services provider for small and secondary payloads.

Spaceflight and ISILaunch currently offer spaceflight services on a variety of orbital and suborbital vehicles for small and secondary payloads, with operations centered in the United States (US) and Europe respectively. Under this joint marketing agreement Spaceflight and ISILaunch will provide a global spaceflight service for the launch of small and secondary payloads by jointly marketing a combined set of products and services to prospective customers.

Spaceflight will be the lead organization for integrating prospective orbital and suborbital payloads flying on US launch vehicles and suborbital platforms. In addition, Spaceflight will be the primary interface for US companies that want to fly on non-US launch vehicles.

ISILaunch will be the lead organization for integrating prospective orbital and suborbital payloads flying on non-US launch vehicles and suborbital platforms, as well as be the primary interface for non-US customers that want to fly on US vehicles.

Jason Andrews, President and CEO of Spaceflight Services, said, “We are very pleased to team with ISILaunch Services and provide a global service offering. They are a demonstrated leader having contracted more than ten payloads in the past years and successfully launched four satellites in 2009.”

Abe Bonnema, Managing Director of ISILaunch Services, said, “By joining forces with SpaceFlight Spaceflight Services we have created the unique opportunity to connect the dots between the different customers and flight opportunities worldwide.”

Continued Andrews, “The commercial rideshare approach Spaceflight and ISILaunch offer provides truly revolutionary global space access at significant savings compared to purchasing a dedicated vehicle. For certain payload sizes this is an entirely new capability at a compelling price point.”

Spaceflight and ISILaunch are currently offering orbital flight opportunities to Low Earth Orbit starting in 2011 and flight opportunities to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit and Low Lunar Orbit in 2014. For a full list of pricing for CubeSats, NanoSats, MicroSats and ESPA spacecraft, please visit Spaceflight Services at www.spaceflightservices.com or ISILaunch at www.isilaunch.com.

About Spaceflight Services:
Spaceflight Services was established in 2009 by Jason Andrews, President and CEO of Andrews Space, to revolutionize secondary payload flight services for fixed and deployable cargo and transport. More information about Spaceflight Services and specific flight opportunities can be found on the company’s website: www.spaceflightservices.com

About Innovative Space Logistics BV:
Innovative Space Logistics was established in 2009 as a subsidiary of ISIS – Innovative solutions In Space, a leading nanosatellite company from the Netherlands. ISIS recognized the need for regular commercial access to space required for responsive small satellite missions, essential to its own turn-key mission solutions as well as for third parties that want to fly their missions. More information about the ISILaunch Services and specific flight opportunities can be found on the company’s website:www.isilaunch.com

Contact Details: Jason Andrews,
3415 S. 116th St,
Ste, 123 Seattle, WA 98168,
www.spaceflightservices.com,
www.andrews-space.com,
206-438-0610
jandrews@andrews-space.com,
jsavage@andrews-space.com

Iraq Homeland & Border Control Conference in Washington This December

Iraqi Government Leaders & Industry to Convene, Discuss Challenges,
Share Best Solutions and Collaboration Potentials

WASHINGTON — October 29, 2010 — New-Fields announce the first Iraqi
Homeland & Border Control Conference scheduled for December 2-3, 2010 in
the Washington area.

The two-day conference will welcome tens of experts and will cover a
wide range of subjects related to shaping the future of Iraq’s homeland
and border control.

Senior officials from the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, Iraq’s largest
employer with a 600,000 work force will provide first-hand insight from
important organizations that include:

* Gen. Jumaa Saadoon, Deputy Commander, Border Control Forces
* Gen. Hassan Khader, Assistant Deputy Minister Finance and
Administrative Affairs, National Investigation and Information
* Gen. Aziz Thabet, Assitant Deputy Minister, National Investigation
and Information
* Gen. Jassem Jawad Ali, Director General, Contracts
* Gen. Ali Hashim Baday, Director General, Border Entries
* Gen. Adel Deham Fahad, Commander, Basra Province Police Command
* BG Salah Noori Al Bayaty, Oil Police Deputy Director, Ministry of
Oil
* Gen. Haleem Hassan, Ministry Office Director, Ministry of Interior

With hundreds of companies expected to attend the event, expanded agenda
will cover a range of topics including:
* Iraqi Homeland and border control challenges
* Iraqi Homeland security priorities and immediate needs
* Iraqi MoI Procurement process
* And many more…

One-to-One Meetings
Scheduled one-to-one meetings with Iraqi officials and panel
presentations will provide the participants an insights and analysis of
the current challenges facing Iraq Homeland and Border Control.
Scheduled meetings are on First-come, first-served basis.

About IHBCC
The Iraq Homeland and Border Control Conference is built on New-Fields
track record of delivering successful events that designed to help the
Iraqis in equipping and training their military and security forces.

About New-Fields Exhibitions
Founded in 1994, New-Fields today is a leading information provider and
conferences organizer on defense, homeland security and post-ware to
governments, defense and law enforcement agencies, industries and
academe around the world.

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Call us at 202-536-5000.

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Washington, DC 20004
Phone 202-536-5000

British Airways Launches The Great Big Sale

British Airways launches its great big sale with thousands of flights in all cabins and hundreds of holidays on offer.

The twenty day sale offers discounted flights to over 100 destinations worldwide as well as 100’s of holidays for various travel departures from August 26, 2010 right through to June 30, 2011.

To launch the sale, model Nell McAndrew posed on a big deck chair (the size of a double-decker bus) outside Tower Hill in London wearing her favourite beach wear – a Melissa Odabash bikini.

Nell said: “I’m excited to be launching BA’s great big sale. Bag a bargain and jet off in style and comfort to one of many destinations.”

For a late summer getaway, hot spots include flights to Dubai, Antigua and Grenada. Those looking for ski breaks head to North America and experience the Rockies with deals on flights to Denver and Vancouver. For short city breaks, British Airways have a wide selection of destinations such as Zurich or Geneva.

Travellers wishing to jet-off in style and experience British Airway’s award-winning Club World beds can check out flights to Cairo, Delhi, New York,
Bermuda and Calgary. BA also offers flights to Barbados and Houston that allow customers to take advantage of the luxurious first class cabin.

Destinations closer to the UK include Jersey, Dubrovnik and Salzburg as well as Gothenburg in Sweden, which a new BA route takes-off to at the end of November.

As well as special offers on flights, British Airways is offering value for money holiday packages in a variety of destinations such as a two night stay at the 3-star Merton Hotel in Jersey that includes return BA flights from Gatwick and accommodation only. Package deals at Sharm El Sheikh’s 3-star Oriental Rivoli also include return BA flights from Gatwick and accommodation only.

A new BA non-stop twice weekly service to Cancun commences November 3, 2010 and customers can stay for seven nights at the 5-star Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort and Spa in Riviera Maya including return BA flights from Gatwick and accommodation on an all-inclusive basis. Those looking for complete escapism can check out holidays in the Maldives and relax for seven nights at the 4-star Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi including return BA flights from Gatwick, in-resort transfers and accommodation on an all-inclusive basis.

British Airways offer fly-drive holidays in exciting destinations such as Orlando including return BA flights from Gatwick and inclusive Avis car rental.

Richard Tams, British Airways head of UK & Ireland Sales, said: “This sale is a great opportunity for anyone looking for last minute getaways, winter sun, ski or city breaks to take advantage of savings in all our cabins. We also have a great range of holiday packages available on ba.com where you can save even more time and effort by using our new ‘lowest price holiday finder’ with the added reassurance of ATOL protection.”

– ENDS-

Notes to editors:
The sale runs from August, 26 2010 until midnight on September, 14 2010 All packaged holiday offers are based on two sharing and are ATOL protected

About British Airways:
British Airways plc offers a wide range of worldwide destinations – including holidays, hotels, flights, car hire and experiences. Customers can save time and money with ba.com when booking ATOL protected holiday packages, ATOL number is 5985. Passengers are offered added peace of mind to their holiday plans and the security of travelling with British Airways. British Airways plc constantly seeks to exceed customers’ expectations, both in terms of the value for money and quality of the service provided.

For further British Airways / British Airways Holidays Ltd media information please contact:
Katja Cooper
Astral Towers
Betts Way
London Road
Crawley
RH10 9XA
01293 722513
www.ba.com

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