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May 10, 2017

International Nurses Day at the United Nations

NEW YORK - The 1at Annual celebration of International Nurses day will be held on Friday May 12 2017
April 29, 2017

Kenai-based airship may arrive in 2019

2017-04-24 : Possibilities that a new airship design may bring to Kenai include a $10 million hangar, science educational activities, local jobs and a chance to fly liquefied natural gas to remote Alaska. Founder and CEO Ron Hyde of transportation and contracting company PRL Logistics gave Kenai…
April 12, 2017

Contractor of the Year Award for Safety Perfomance

Anchorage, AK - May 25th, 2016 The Contractor of the Year Award for Safety Performance, sponsored by the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, was created to recognize an oil and gas support company that has demonstrated exemplary commitment to safety. To be considered for this award, a company had to…

Lockheed Martin New Hybrid Aircraft is Aimed at the Asian Market

Mar 05, 2017 WebNews
STOURBRIDGE, England, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Straightline Aviation Ltd, operators of Lockheed Martin's revolutionary new Hybrid aircraft, is specifically targeting the Chinese and Asia-Pacific…

Airship plan sends stock soaring

Nov 30, 2016 WebNews
Investors liked Quest Rare Minerals’ futuristic mine transport plan, sending its share price soaring 49.8% to make second place on this week’s list of North American market risers. Staff Reporter 29…

Heads up Ice Road Truckers. The future is at hand.

Nov 24, 2016 WebNews
STRANGE LAKE, QC—Mining company Quest Rare Minerals and Straightline Aviation have announced that sometime between now and 2020, they will ship ore concentrate, supplies and personnel with Lockheed…

Canadian rare earths mine to transport ore using airships

Nov 24, 2016 WebNews
BY Andrew Topf | 23rd November 2016 |The LMH-1 is a unique new aircraft which is part helium dirigible, part cargo helicopter, part passenger airliner and part hovercraft. Image by Lockheed Martin.…

‘No roads, no problem’: How blimps could help northern Quebec’s miners overcome their infrastructure woes

Nov 21, 2016 WebNews
Kristine Owram | November 21, 2016 9:48 AM ETMore from Kristine Owram | @KristineOwram Who needs roads or railways when you have blimps? A small Montreal-based mining exploration company called Quest…

STRAIGHTLINE AVIATION TO BRING HYBRID AIRSHIPS TO QUEST RARE MINERALS MINE SITE IN NORTHERN QUÉBEC

Nov 16, 2016 WebNews
Straightline Aviation to Bring Hybrid Airships to Quest Rare Minerals Mine in Northern Québec Straightline Aviation and Quest Rare Minerals sign MOU at Canadian Aerospace Summit to bring…

Alaska Business - A New Tool in the Toolbox

Nov 02, 2016 WebNews
A New Tool in the Toolbox PRL Logistics, a Pacific-Rim based logistics company, announced August 30 a partnership with UK-based Straightline Aviation to bring one of the world’s first heavy-lift…

JOC.com - Look to Hybrid Airship for remote delivery

Sep 30, 2016 WebNews
Jerry Peck, GTM systems integration and trade and customs specialist, Hitachi Consulting | Sep 28, 2016 9:00AM EDT My first exposure to the hybrid airship came early last year as I was researching…

Straightline Aviation and RAD-AID Sign Agreement to Launch Medical Hybrid Airship Program for Humanitarian Aid

Sep 19, 2016 WebNews
CHEVY CHASE, Maryland and LONDON, September 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Straightline Aviation today signed a memorandum of understanding with RAD-AID to launch a humanitarian and philanthropic medical…

Airship boss tells of cancer battle

Sep 16, 2016 WebNews
A personal battle with cancer lies behind the plans of an airship business to aid an international medical charity.

Straightline Aviation Examines Humanitarian Role For Airship

Sep 13, 2016 WebNews
Tony Osborne | Aviation Daily LONDON—UK-based Straightline Aviation, the launch customer for Lockheed Martin’s LMH-1 hybrid airship, is investigating the potential of delivering health services from…

N.W.T. cabinet committee hears airship pitch from Lockheed Martin

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
N.W.T. cabinet committee hears airship pitch from Lockheed Martin New helium-filled aircraft can land in rough remote terrain Jimmy Thomson · CBC NewsSeptember 2, 2016 Airships were on the agenda at…

Straightline in Alaskan airship deal

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
An aviation company based near Wolverhampton is part of a deal to take next generation hybrid airships to Alaska, to enable work on hard-to-reach sites.PUBLISHED: August 31, 2016 10:44 am The deal…

Anchorage company brings helium-filled airship to Alaska

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
ANCHORAGE, Alaska An Anchorage-based logistics company says it will soon have a new tool for delivering people and equipment to remote sections of Alaska. View Video Link Here PRL Logistics and its…

PRL Logistics, Straightline Aviation to bring hybrid airships to Alaska

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
Remote site logistics company and UK-based agent for Lockheed Martin’s LMH-1 hybrid airship announce partnership. August 31, 2016Manufacturing Group Subscribe Anchorage, Alaska – Hybrid Enterprises,…

Heavy-Lift Hybrid Airships Coming to Alaska

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
(Image courtesy of Hybrid Enterprises.) Hybrid Enterprises, the exclusive worldwide reseller of Lockheed Martin's Hybrid Airships, has announced a strategic partnership between PRL Logistics Inc. and…

Giant airships to start operating in Alaska by 2019

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
Huge airships the size of football fields are expected to start transporting freight and human passengers in Alaska and Northern Canada by 2019. 31 August 2016 By Tereza Pultarova The airships,…

First Hybrid Airships head to Canada

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
UK-based airship owner and operator Straightline Aviation, has formed a strategic partnership with PRL Logistics, a company specialising in remote site logistics. The partnership will introduce the…

Partnership to bring Lockheed Martin ‘game-changing’ hybrid airships to Alaska

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
31 Aug 2016 | By Rob CockerillUK-based Hybrid Airship owner and operator Straightline Aviation is embarking upon a strategic partnership with PRL Logistics Inc., a leader in remote site logistics,…

Hybrid airship operator forms alliance with Alaska logistics firm

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
- 30 AUGUST, 2016 - BY: STEPHEN TRIMBLE - WASHINGTON DC A UK-based hybrid airship operator has teamed up with an Arctic logistics specialist to start operating the 85m (280ft)-long Lockheed Martin…

N.W.T. cabinet committee hears airship pitch from Lockheed Martin

Sep 02, 2016 WebNews
N.W.T. cabinet committee hears airship pitch from Lockheed Martin New helium-filled aircraft can land in rough remote terrain By Jimmy Thomson, CBC News Posted: Sep 02, 2016 5:00 AM CT Last Updated:…

Lockheed Hybrid Airships are coming to Alaska

Aug 30, 2016 WebNews
Anchorage, Alaska, Aug. 30, 2016 – PRL Logistics Inc., a leader in remote site logistics, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with UK-based Hybrid Airship owner and operator, Straightline…

Cool Logistics rings the changes

Jul 04, 2016 WebNews
Cool Logistics rings the changes LONDON, 04.07.2016 – Following the momentous decision of the British electorate to leave the EU, the global perishable logistics sector will have to readjust itself…

Airships in the Artic

Jun 14, 2016 WebNews
Canada’s daunting logistics Airships in the Arctic Dirigibles are being floated as the future mules of the great white north Jun 11th 2016 | OTTAWA | From the print edition The answer to inflated…

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Apr 11, 2016 WebNews
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Tumbling Oil Prices Have Given Birth to Two Massive, Dueling Blimps

Apr 05, 2016 WebNews
by Alan Farnham April 4, 2016, 12:07 PM EDT Blimps are about to make a major comeback, as the energy industry looks to cut costs. Imagine three gigantic wieners. Lay them side-by-side, to form a…

New multi million dollar deal may bring airships to the United Kingdom

Apr 05, 2016 WebNews
Straightline Aviation has signed a £330m ($NZ692m) deal with Lockheed Martin for 12 airships and is currently working with Hybrid Enterprises, Lockheed Martin's seller of the airship to finalise the…

Straightline Aviation to buy 12 Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships for $480m

Apr 04, 2016 WebNews
UK-based Straightline Aviation (SLA) has signed a letter of intent to buy up to 12 Lockheed Martin's Hybrid Airships for approximately $480m. Specially established to act as an owner-operator of…

Inflation takes off... full of helium

Apr 04, 2016 WebNews
Douglas Fraser Business/economy editor, Scotland 1 April 2016 From the section Scotland business Image copyright Lockheed Martin Image caption A Wolverhampton based company has plans to buy 12…

Shropshire business hopes to fly with £330m airship deal

Apr 04, 2016 WebNews
A new business using a new generation of airships into inaccessible areas of the world has revealed its intention to buy 12 of the ships for 480 million dollars (£330m). Straightline Aviation has…

£330m deal to bring futuristic airships to Wolverhampton

Apr 04, 2016 WebNews
A company based on Wolverhampton Business Airport has signed a £330 million deal to become the first to operate a new generation of airships. Straightline Aviation (SLA) has become the first customer…

U.K.‘s Straightline Aviation orders $480 million in Lockheed’s hybrid airships

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
Lockheed Martin Corp. has received an order worth $480 million for up to 12 of its hybrid airships, which the company says can deliver cargo and personnel to virtually anywhere -- on water or land.…

Giant airships to aid oil, gas and mining industries

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
By Karen Graham Mar 30, 2016 in Business The idea of using giant airships to deliver workers and supplies to Alberta's oilsands and northern Canada's mining industries is a step closer to reality…

TRANSPORTATION: Lockheed Martin’s hybrid airship boon to remote projects

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
UNITED STATES – Lockheed Martin has signed a letter of intent with UK-based Straightline Aviation for the sale of 12 of its new Hybrid Airships, a deal worth US$480 million. Delivery is scheduled to…

Deal on giant airships expected to benefit Alberta oil and mining industries

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
'People are waiting for this because they need the economies that it brings,' company founder says By Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press Posted: Mar 30, 2016 11:04 AM MT Last Updated: Mar 30, 2016…

Airships to the Artic?

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
Resource clips. Clear accurate mining/exploration news A Lockheed Martin LOI launches high-flying hopes for northern transportation by Greg Klein Bush planes opened up much of Canada to mining, but…

A new age of airships is ready for take off

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
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First fleet of Lockheed Martin airships to be sold to UK company

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
A British company plans to buy a fleet of innovative airships built by Lockheed Martin to deliver cargo into inaccessible areas for the oil and gas industry. Straightline Aviation (SLA) has signed a…

Letter of intent signed for 12 Lockheed Martin airships

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
Straightline Aviation (SLA) has signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships with a potential value of approximately $480 million. SLA is working with Hybrid…

Lockheed has liftoff: Sells new airships in $480M deal

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
Lockheed has liftoff: Sells new airships in $480M deal
Lockheed Martin has landed its first contract for the hybrid airship it created inside its top secret Skunk Works division. In a deal valued at $480 million, Straightline Aviation (SLA) has signed a…

Lockheed Lands Airship Deal as Oil Industry Spurs Blimp Revival

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
Lockheed Martin Corp. won an order for as many as 12 airships worth $480 million as lower crude receipts spur cost-conscious oil and gas companies to consider aircraft able to carry workers and cargo…

Lockheed Martin to sell 12 Hybrid Airships to UK-based firm

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
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Lockheed Martin said it signed a letter of intent on Wednesday to sell 12 of its Hybrid Airships to U.K.-based Straightline Aviation in a deal that could be valued at about $480 million (333 million…

Nearly 80 Years After the Hindenburg Disaster, Airships Are Poised for a Comeback

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
Straightline Aviation
Companies see hybrid blimps as possible mode for transporting cargo, as well as tourism opportunities. LONDON—The age of the airship is preparing for a new dawn. More than a century after the first…

Branson's balloonist signs airship deal.

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
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Airship company set to go up, up and away

Apr 01, 2016 WebNews
The Times Transport
A new generation of high-tech airships capable of delivering passengers and cargo to the most hostile parts of the globe will be operated by a British company. Straightline Aviation will become the…

British firm will buy first 12 of Lockheed's new blimp-like hybrid airships

Mar 31, 2016 WebNews
British aviation company will be the first customer for Lockheed Martin's blimp-like hybrid airships. Straightline Aviation, which was established last year solely to own and operate the airships,…

Lockheed Inks $480 Million Deal for Cargo-Hauling Hybrid Airship

Mar 31, 2016 WebNews
Is this the second golden age of airships? Lockheed Martin LMT 1.00% has locked up its first order for as many as a dozen cargo-carrying hybrid airships, blimp-like aircraft that the company’s…

Straightline Aviation To Buy 12 Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships For $480

Mar 31, 2016 WebNews
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Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) Wednesday announced that Straightline Aviation or SLA signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships with a potential value of…

Straightline Aviation Heralds the Arrival of Hybrid Aircraft

Mar 31, 2016 WebNews
Brian Kessler, Chairman Straightline Aviation
London, England – March 16th, 2016 – UK-based Straightline Aviation (SLA) will pilot an aviation revolution as a game-changing new generation of giant helium-filled heavy-lift cargo and passenger…

Aviation Week : Lockheed Martin Readies LMH-1 Hybrid Airship Assembly

Mar 30, 2016 WebNews
Lockheed Martin’s two-decade-long dream of developing a commercial hybrid airship is about to take off, literally, with initial parts for a prototype arriving over the next two months and first…

AllStreet Report: Straightline Aviation

Mar 22, 2016 WebNews
This report was produced for the Social Stock Exchange Annual Research Book 2016. It delivers an independent take on the Environmental, Social, Governance, as well as Economic performance of…

myinforms.com: Wolverhampton business aiming for sky with airships

Mar 22, 2016 WebNews
A business based at Wolverhampton Business Airport aims to become the first in the world to operate a new generation of airships. In two years time Straightline Aviation says it will have a fleet of…

Express and Star: Wolverhampton business aiming for sky with airships

Mar 22, 2016 WebNews
A business based at Wolverhampton Business Airport aims to become the first in the world to operate a new generation of airships.In two years time Straightline Aviation says it will have a fleet of…

Shropshire Star: Shropshire pair aim for the sky with next generation airships

Mar 22, 2016 WebNews
A business flying a new generation of airships is being set up by two Shropshire businessmen. Straightline Aviation will be based at Halfpenny Green Airport near Bridgnorth.The airships will…

Straightline Aviation Selected to Present at CleanEquity Monaco 2016

Mar 01, 2016 WebNews
CleanEquity Monaco 2016
Straightline Aviation Selected to Present at CleanEquity Monaco 2016 LONDON, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanEquity Monaco is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the…
 


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