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PORTLAND, Ore. -Tuesday 5 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Over 180 of 300 airlines around the world achieved a 90% or higher on-time arrival since February 2020.
    Atlanta was the busiest airport globally based on flights operated in 2020, taking the top spot from Chicago O’Hare; Three Chinese airports vaulted into the top 10 global airports by flights operated.
    76% of Chinese passenger flights operated despite the pandemic. The US (58%), India (50%) and UK (33%) saw major reductions in flight volume.
    Southwest Airlines operated the most flights in 2020; China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Air China climbed in the top 10 airlines.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Over 180 of the major global airlines were on time in 2020, according to a new report by Cirium, the global aviation data company. The Cirium Airline Insights Review 2020 reveals that only 30 major airlines achieve ... Read more »

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.-Wednesday 6 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- rf IDEAS, a leading of credential readers for logical access and authentication, and LG Electronics Inc., today announced a partnership to incorporate WAVE ID® OEM secure access technology into LG’s 24CN670 All-in-One Thin Client for Healthcare.

The LG 24CN670 thin client has received IEC60601, CE MDD, FDA Class 1 certification. It will be used worldwide throughout the medical industry, having received significant attention and numerous PoC requests from hospital IT managers and channel partners. With privacy and efficiency at the heart of the healthcare digital infrastructure, the WAVE ID embedded reader enables HIPAA-compliant access control, simplified hardware access and, ultimately, an improved patient experience with clinicians more focused on care than on tedious password logins.

“LG has a great partnership with rf IDEAS,” notes Bongsoak Kim, VP of IT ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday 6 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the completion of its previously-announced sale of a portfolio of select prescription products to Cheplapharm for a total value of $562 million USD1. The portfolio includes 16 prescription pharmaceutical products sold predominantly in Europe which is part of Takeda’s Europe and Canada Business Unit. This divestment agreement was first announced in September 2020.

The divested portfolio is comprised of non-core prescription pharmaceutical products in a variety of therapeutic categories that includes Cardiovascular/Metabolic and Anti-Inflammatory products along with Calcium. In line with Takeda’s long-term growth strategy, these products, while addressing key patient needs in these countries, are outside of Takeda’s five core business areas: Gastroenterology (GI), Rare Diseases, Plasma ... Read more »

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LAGOS, Nigeria-Tuesday 5 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, today announces it has successfully secured a US$250 million tier-2 capital loan from U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC).

Formed in December 2019, DFC is the United States Government’s development bank established with a lending capacity of up to US$60 billion to provide financing for solutions to some of the most critical challenges facing the developing world. DFC expanded and modernized the tools of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

The facility to AFC, which consists of a US$250 million tier-2 capital loan, will strengthen AFC’s investment capacity by enabling it to provide competitive financing solutions for closing Africa’s infrastructure deficit. It also further complements AFC’s stra ... Read more »

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378 films and 4 new initiatives in Al Ain Film Festival

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 5 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Al Ain Film Festival has announced the launch of its third edition, Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan member of the Executive Council, which will take place in Al Ain city, between 23rd – 27th of January 2021, under the slogan "Future Cinema".

In which the Festival continues to support local and Gulf filmmakers by implementing new initiatives, various programs, distinctive shows and agreements, in the service of "the 7th Art", to be the most prominent platform for discovering and presenting the best productions and talents of cinema in the region.

The Festival was announced during a press conference held yesterday, attended by Amer Salmeen Al Murry, Founder and Director General of the Festival, Hani Al Shaibani, Art Director, and Saeed Salmeen, who joined the Festival managem ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Tuesday 5 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, substantially enhancing its coverage of property-level data and expanding its range of analytical solutions to the broker market.

“Catylist offers deep insights into CRE markets through its impressive scope and coverage, intuitive user interface, and innovative research services for brokers,” said Stephen Tulenko, President of Moody’s Analytics. “The acquisition of Catylist complements Moody’s analytical capabilities and augments our growing suite of CRE tools that integrate rich and relevant data with powerful analytics. We look forward to continuing to invest and enhance our CRE capabilities to help our customers make better decisions.”

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