Tag: WheelTug

WheelTug close up, demo at Memphis Airport, AlbaStar B737NG

WheelTug and Evionica Sign Training Agreement

E-taxi pioneer WheelTug and Evionica, an aviation software and training provider, have signed a partnership agreement to develop pilot training for the WheelTug system. Installed on aircraft as a retrofit, the WheelTug system enables pilots to taxi and maneuver aircraft with main engines off by u...

WheelTug close up, demo at Memphis Airport, AlbaStar B737NG

Vueling partners with WheelTug

Vueling, part of IAG, has confirmed its partnership with WheelTug, the company which created the system of the same name that allows aircraft to taxi without using its engines and reduces the need for traditional push-back tractors with its electric propulsion system. The installation of these st...

WheelTug plc and Düsseldorf Airport sign Memorandum of Understanding

WheelTug plc and Düsseldorf Airport in Germany have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on conducting a FASTGate (Fast And Safe Turn) feasibility study. The goal is to assess the airport’s preparedness for e-taxi procedures and identify process, safety, and technological gaps, and the corres...

WheelTug close up, demo at Memphis Airport, AlbaStar B737NG

WheelTug announces AlbaStar as launch customer

WheelTug has announced that Spanish airline AlbaStar has signed as the WheelTug Launch Customer for Europe and will be the first to employ WheelTug’s innovative electric taxi solution there. AlbaStar will be deploying the system across its 737NG fleet, where improved emissions and utilization m...

ADB SAFEGATE and WheelTug plc Announce MOU

Two aviation innovators are combining technologies to revolutionize both sides of airport ground operations: at the gate, and on the aircraft.  Working together under a recently concluded Memorandum of Understanding, the companies’ respective systems will greatly enhance safety and throughput at ...

Blue Panorama Reserves WheelTug Slots

Blue Panorama Airlines has reached an agreement with electric taxi company WheelTug plc to secure production slots for the Blue Panorama fleet of Boeing 737NG family aircraft. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=20&v=y7scGh7u10Y&feature=emb_title Using high-torque motors ins...

WheelTug slot-agreement signed by Ethiopian Airlines

WheelTug and Ethiopian Airlines have agreed to allocate 30 WheelTug systems to Ethiopian's Boeing 737 fleet, increasing the number of assigned WheelTug slots to nearly 1,300 aircraft across more than 24 airlines across the globe. The WheelTug system has high-performance electric motors which are po...

WheelTug signs up two Russian airlines

WheelTug has announced it has signed two Russian airlines to its roster with the airline announcing slot agreements, which are for several dozen narrowbody aircraft, at a future date. The aircraft electric taxi company noted in a statement: "he additions bring the total number of WheelTug systems r...

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