Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), currently operates a fleet of 60 aircraft comprised of A320, A330, ATR 72-500 and ATR 72-600. Between 2018 and 2022, CEB expects delivery of 7 A321ceo, 32 A321neo, and 8 ATR 72-600.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Thales have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate on developing new concepts of operations for air traffic management (ATM), as well as the next generation of ATM technologies.
Thales won a new contract for the future Ankeng Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Taiwan. Under the planning of the New Taipei City Department of Rapid Transit Systems, the Ankeng LRT project is part of the transportation expansion plan in the Greater Taipei region.
Thales’ newly expanded facility in Changi consolidates all avionics production and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) activities under one roof for better synergies and process optimisation. Thales has also invested in equipment and human capital, as it builds for future growth.
Thales has been selected by AirAsia for the equipment of avionics systems on their new fleet of 304 A320neos. The contract will also include a long-term Repair-By-The-Hour support agreement. Deliveries of the aircraft started in October 2016.
Thales, a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence and Security markets, has been awarded a contract by China Steel Corporation for the implementation of a signalling system for the extension of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Thales In-Flyt Experience will equip Singapore Airlines with its AVANT In-Flight Entertainment system and Ka-band connectivity solution on its future fleet of A350 XWB aircraft configured for medium-haul operations.