News Listings for San Fernando

  • Argentina's LAN stand-off enters new round with hangar eviction

    News | 21 Aug 2013 15:43 | Rainer Uphoff

    <p>After weeks of threatening Oneworld alliance member LAN with being expelled from its Buenos Aires Aeroparque downtown airport maintenance hangar, the Argentinean...
  • PAL to add new domestic destination

    News | 13 Aug 2008 03:34 | Nicholas Ionides

    <p>Philippine Airlines (PAL) is to reinstate services to the south-central Philippine city of Dumaguete after a 10-year hiatus.</p><p>The carrier says in a...
  • PAL Express unveils more routes

    News | 06 May 2008 06:20 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Philippine Airlines (PAL) has announced further routes for its new regional turboprop operation, PAL Express.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>PAL Express says in a statement that on 23 June it will launch services from <st1:place u1:st="on"><span class=spelle>Cebu</span></st1:place> to <span class=spelle>Dipolog</span>, <span class=spelle>Ozamiz</span>, <span class=spelle>Cagayan</span> de <span class=spelle>Oro</span> and <span class=spelle>Zamboanga. It is also </span>launching a <span class=spelle>Zamboanga-Davao</span> service that same day.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>It also says that in July it will launch services from <st1:City u1:st="on">Manila</st1:City> to<span style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'> <spa
  • Venezuela's Conviasa to acquire seven ATRs

    News | 11 Aug 2006 15:55 | Rainer Uphoff

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Venezuela</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:country-region></st1:place>’s state owned airline <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Conviasa</span></span> is to acquire seven turboprop aircraft, a mix of ATR 42s and larger ATR 72s, to reinforce its domestic network.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The country’s infrastructure ministry has confirmed the plan to take the regional aircraft but it is unclear whether they will be newly-built or second-hand.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>No delivery schedule has been disclosed for the aircraft which, according to a <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Conviasa</span></span> spokeswoman, will be acquired “directly
  • EPI launch bolsters Spanish grip on European military transport work

    News | 18 Nov 2003 00:00

    <p>RAINER UPHOFF / MADRID</p> <p>The Europrop International (EPI) consortium, which was selected last May to develop the TP400-D6 engine for the Airbus Military A400M military transport, last week opened its headquarters in San Fernando de Henares, near Madrid.</p> <p>Spain's ITP, MTU of Germany, Rolls-Royce of the UK and France's Snecma are the founding members of EPI, which will develop and manufacture the TP400, the West's largest turboprop engine.</p> <p>The establishment of EPI alongside Airbus Military and EADS Casa in Madrid consolidates Spain's position as EADS's centre of excellence for military transport aircraft. The final assembly line for the A400M will be in Seville.</p> <p>Jean Paul Herteman, president of EPI and chief executive of Snecma, says the TP400 "will contribute to the development of the high-technology aeroengine industry in Europe, securing over 5,000 high-value, high-skilled jobs across Europe. We have founded EPI in order to act as a single engine-maker
  • Gripping stuff from Mason

    News | 11 Sep 1998 00:00

    <p>Pilots have been gripped by the design and development services offered by Mason Electric. The company not only produces helicopter control grips, but will upgrade old steering equipment for military and commercial customers too. </p> <p>Sales manager Michael Nystrom is based at San Fernando, California, and regularly joins pilots during flight to find out their specification needs. </p> <p>"When we do future shows people will remember our name because we came to Farnborough," he says. </p>