AVIATION

HTU, JORAMCO sign MoU on aviation science, aircraft maintenance educationAugust 10, 2017

Al Hussein Technical University (HTU), Wednesday, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Company (JORAMCO), with the aim of establishing academic cooperation in the field of aircraft maintenance science and technology to support the growing needs of the aviation sector in Jordan and the Middle East by providing a unique theoretical and practical education.

Under the agreement, the two sides commit to developing educational programs, study plans and awarding specialized certificates"...

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WeWork Announces $500 Million Investment For New Entity Focused on Growth and Expansion in Southeast Asia and KoreaAugust 7, 2017

WeWork is excited to announce a $500 million investment in a new entity focused on fueling its growth and expansion in Southeast Asia and Korea.

This investment underlines the potential for WeWork in Asia and follows on the heels of WeWork’s other recent investment news from the region: a $500 million investment with SoftBank and Hony Capital dedicated to WeWork’s expansion across China, and a joint venture with SoftBank to bring WeWork's"...

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Passenger traffic at QAIA up 5.4% in H1 August 6, 2017

The Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 3.61 million passengers in the first half of the current year, indicating a rise of 5.4 per cent compared with the same period of 2016.

The airport operated 35,911 flights in the January-June period, up by 0.7 per cent compared with the same period last year, according to a statement by the Airport International Group (AIG), the company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of the QAIA.

In June alone, the statement revealed"...

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Britain lifts laptop ban on flights from Jordan August 5, 2017

Britain on Friday lifted a ban on personal electronic devices for flights from Amman's Queen Alia International Airport to the United Kingdom, the national carrier Royal Jordanian said.

'Effective August 4, 2017, Royal Jordanian passengers are allowed to carry these electronic devices in the cabin,' the airline said in a statement referring to large phones, laptops and tablets.

The"...

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MAXON Announces Cinema 4D Release 19July 31, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- Ahead of the SIGGRAPH 2017 conference, MAXON today announced Cinema 4D Release 19 (R19). This next generation of MAXON’s professional 3D application delivers both great tools and enhancements artists can put to use immediately and provides a peek into the foundations for the future. Powerful developments have been made to viewport performance, a new Sound Effector and additional features for Voronoi Fracturing have been added to the MoGraph toolset, a new Spherical Camera introduced, the integration of AMD’s ProRender technology and more. Designed to serve individual artists as well as large studio environments, Release 19 offers a fast, easy, stable and streamlined workflow to meet today’s challenges in the content creation markets: especially general design, motion graphics, VFX, VR/AR and all types of visualization. [NOTE: MAXON will debut Cinema 4D R19 at the upcoming SIGGRAPH 2017 convention July 30 – August 3, in Los Angeles, Booth #701.] With Cinema 4D Release 19, MAXON also introduces a number of re-engineered foundational......

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Jordan receives additional Black Hawk helos July 26, 2017

The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) has received into service a further two Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk helicopters to augment the 24 it already fields.

The event, which was announced by the US Embassy in Jordan on 23 July, involved the delivery of helicopters to Jordan aboard a US Air Force (USAF) Boeing C-17 Globemaster III strategic airlifter. The two additional UH-60M-standard platforms are part of a wider batch of 12 such helicopters that are"...

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FedEx Files 10-K with Additional Disclosure on Cyber-Attack Affecting TNT Express SystemsJuly 18, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) (“FedEx”) today filed its annual report on Form 10-K for fiscal year 2017 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing includes additional information regarding the June 2017 cyber-attack on the worldwide information systems of TNT Express B.V. (“TNT”), the international express transportation, small-package ground delivery and freight transportation company FedEx acquired in May 2016.

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