Posts Tagged ‘aviation industry in israel’

El Al Israel Airlines posts $25 million profit for 2013; launches subsidiary UP

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Israeli carrier El Al Airlines has reported a full-year net profit of $25.4 million for 2013, reversing the $18 million loss the airline posted in 2012. El Al’s revenue increased 4.3% in 2013 to $2.2 billion as expenses for the year were up 3.1% to $1.8 billion, producing an operating profit for the year of […]

Israeli GPS Watches Let Parents Know About Children’s Whereabouts

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The fashionable HereO watches will help combat the nearly 900,000 children who are reported missing every year in America Each year in America, almost one million children go missing. Only 95% are found within the hours immediately following.The Israeli start-up HereO hopes to combat that, with the new HereO watches they’ve designed being both fashionable (not to […]

EL AL Airlines Selects BoardConnect IFE System

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EL AL Israel Airlines has selected the wireless in-flight entertainment system BoardConnect from Lufthansa Systems for 10 Boeing 737s and 2 Boeing 767s, the companies said Wednesday. Using their laptops, tablet PCs or smartphones, BoardConnect allows EL AL passengers to access on-demand audio and video and other content.

Elbit Systems of America Delivering SATCOM Amplifiers for Army Aviation

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Earlier this year, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., was awarded a contract for TC-100L amplifiers as part of a weight reduction initiative for the US Army’s OH-58 Kiowa Warrior. Deliveries of the TC-100L SATCOM amplifiers are scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Israel Will Be First International Customer To Fly Operational F-35 Units

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Though late to sign on to the network of nations purchasing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Israel will be the first international customer to operate the fifth-generation fighter, Aviation Week’s David Eshel reports. “Israel will become the first non-U.S. operator of the F-35 in the world,” said Steve O’Bryan, Lockheed Martin’s vice president for F-35 program integration and […]

Israel receives first C-130J Super Hercules

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MARIETTA, Ga. — Air Force officials and Lockheed Martin executives delivered the first C-130J  Super Hercules aircraft to the State of Israel during a ceremony at the manufacturer’s Marietta, Ga. production facility, June 26. This is the first of three C-130Js currently on order for the Israeli Air Force.

EU and Israel sign agreement

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The European Union and Israel have signed a comprehensive air transport agreement which will gradually open up and integrate their respective markets, develop an aviation area with common rules, offer economic benefits for consumers and new opportunities for the industry.

Israel leads global drone exports as demand grows

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BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel  — In an expansive hangar in central Israel, workers toil on one of the world’s most contentious aircraft, fitting dozens of drones with advanced sensors, cameras and lasers before they are shipped to militaries worldwide to perform highly sensitive tasks.