Europe Moves To Better Understand Supersonic Aircraft Impacts
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Europe has launched a research program to develop a deeper understanding of the environmental impact of future supersonic aircraft and provide input into international efforts to develop certification standards for noise and emissions.
Ex-Boeing Commercial Services Leader, PE Investors Team For New Lessor
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The former finance chief at Boeing Commercial Services has teamed with a well-known private equity firm in aerospace and defense to launch Aquila Air Capital, a new commercial aircraft, engine and equipment lessor, to capitalize on the historic disruption in commercial aviation.
Rainer von Borstel, the CEO of aircraft systems and cabin interiors provider Diehl Aviation since 2010, will retire this month and Josef Köcher, who recently joined as COO, will succeed him, the company announced April 19.
Cebu Pacific Gets Another Lifeline As Indigo Partners Invests
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Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific has received a $250 million cash injection in the form of convertible bonds from International Finance Corporation (IFC), IFC Emerging Asia Fund and Indigo Philippines LLC, a subsidiary of U.S. airline investor Indigo Partners.
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