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(.AEROspace) A top-level Internet domain used by legitimate members of the air transport industry and civil aviation sector. Sponsored by the aviation industry, the dot-aero name was added in 2000. See Internet domain name.
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* Rocket.aero, 116 Rosebud Lane, Georgetown, TX 78628; james@rocket .aero; www.rocket.aero.
Air transport IT provider SITA and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) are allowing airlines worldwide to use their two-character airline designator code with the new '.aero' domain.
The '.aero' domain name is exclusively reserved for those involved in the aviation industry, and more than 2,200 '.aero' domains have been purchased so far.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-8 November 2002-Airlines to launch new web sites under the '.aero' domain (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
The new '.aero' address will be available from September 2 and provide special internet addresses for the entire range of companies and groupings involved in aviation, from the biggest airlines to small airfield clubs.
Mr Gaskell said that since .aero registration was opened last March, 1,711 names - including sites for sector giants like German airline Lufthansa, New York's Kennedy Airport and engine-maker Rolls-Royce - have been approved.
Until creation of .aero, the multiple branches of the aviation industry were spread widely across the Web under domain names including the widely used .com, as well as .int, .org and .net.
'Large numbers of aviation companies missed out on registering their brands as .com domain names and will now want to protect them under .aero,' said Mr Gaskell.