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Futuristic Airport Security Measures Unveiled at Farnborough

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July 12, 2012
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Surveillance and security detection company FLIR is offering visitors to the Farnborough International Airshow a preview of what they believe will be the airport check-ins of tomorrow. They've devised a series of new high-tech security measures designed to detect dangerous substances both inside and outside the airport terminal, hoping to make international travel safer.


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Reuters (June 25, 2013) — Swiss researchers have released futuristic designs for attachable modular aircraft that will allow passengers to board a plane at a railway station and disembark at their destination without ever setting foot in an airport. EPFL says its Clip Air project is no flight of fancy.
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The Boeing Company: Plenty of Runway and Clear Skies Ahead

The Boeing Company: Plenty of Runway and Clear Skies Ahead

TheStreet (June 19, 2014) — Trifecta Stocks Portfolio Manager Bryan Ashenberg, CFA offers viewers his thoughts on take on how to take advantage of what the Trifecta Stocks team sees as a good trading opportunity in Boeing's stock ahead of the Farnborough Air Show, which begins on July 14th. Ashenberg also points to some recent news that unfolded in the commercial aerospace arena that seems quite interesting. Emirates Airlines recently announced that it is canceling an order for 70 Airbus A350 planes. Ashenberg argues that this cancellation should not be viewed as indicative of weakening demand. In fact, this may be a case where Airbus’ loss is Boeing’s gain. Only time will tell. Stay tuned... Video provided by TheStreet
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Boeing-Airbus Clash Dominates UK Air Show

Boeing-Airbus Clash Dominates UK Air Show

Reuters - Business Video Online (July 14, 2014) — Airbus is making the headlines with the launch of the A330neo at this year's Farnborough Air Show - but Boeing says the new model isn't competitive. Julian Satterthwaite reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Airbus Trumps Boeing With $21 Billion in Farnborough Orders

Airbus Trumps Boeing With $21 Billion in Farnborough Orders

TheStreet (July 15, 2014) — It is day two of the Farnborough Air Show and jetmakers are raking it in. But some have been winners more than others. Airbus Group has a lead over Boeing after receiving a string of orders which totaled a record $21 billion. Of those announced, SMBC Aviation filed a major order for 115 A320 aircraft, worth around $11.8 billion, an order for 43 A320 aircraft from BOC Aviation, a subsidiary of Bank of China, and deals from leasing companies Air Lease Corporation and IAG for a combined 105 aircraft. Boeing could hit back though. The company is reportedly close to inking $9.2 billion in deals. TheStreet's Keris Lahiff reports from New York. Video provided by TheStreet
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