Category Archives: Airlines

New ICAO CO2 standard tabled for adoption

New environmental measures have been unanimously recommended by the 170 international experts on ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), paving the way for its … More ››

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easyJet taps Met Office for dedicated service

The British Met Office is to provide on-site meteorological services for UK low cost carrier easyJet as part of a new five year partnership. The … More ››

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easyJet reveals concept designs for hybrid plane

UK airline easyJet has unveiled plans for a revolutionary zero emissions hydrogen fuel system for its aircraft which could save around 50,000 tonnes of fuel … More ››

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ICAO to rule on lithium ion battery risk

Shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries should be banned from all commercial passenger aircraft due to their extreme fire risk, according to an influential aviation technical … More ››

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A4E: New European airline association takes off

Airlines for Europe (A4E), Europe’s new airline association, was officially launched on the eve of last week’s EU Aviation Summit in Amsterdam. The new association … More ››

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SESAR partners on Greek island PBN

Airbus, HCAA and Novair have conducted a successful flight trial on Required Navigation Performance (RNP) procedures in Corfu, Iraklion and Santorini, a key milestone in … More ››

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Airbus to launch on demand charter airline?

International taxi service Uber is teaming with European airframer Airbus for an on-demand helicopter service to launch at the Sundance Film Festival later this week. … More ››

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Charlotte demonstrates NextGen dividends

NextGen procedures are helping flights operate more efficiently at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), improving on-time performance and decreasing emissions. The Charlotte Metroplex project includes … More ››

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On Course

A January 5 article in Air Traffic Management highlighted the Federal Aviation Administration’s goals for further modernizing air traffic control, but overlooked what its efforts … More ››

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FAA fails to ensure pilot skills: Reuters

The Federal Aviation Administration is failing to ensure that airline pilots maintain their flying skills so they can safely take control of an aircraft from … More ››

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