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CANSO, A4E airlines sign co-operation pact

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), representing Europe’s air navigation service providers (ANSP), has agreed to work with A4E to enhance the performance of … More ››

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Third runway must not lead to charge hike: IATA

Heathrow must ensure airport charges do not rise due the construction of the third runway, airline industry body IATA has said. Heathrow’s charges are already … More ››

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Air Transat to test fuel-saving taxiing system

Canadian holiday airline Air Transat has agreed to offer Gibraltar-based WheelTug access to one of its Boeing 737 aircraft for development and testing purposes. The … More ››

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WheelTug secures nod for certification plan

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has accepted the certification plans for the WheelTug aircraft electric drive system for Boeing 737NG aircraft. The WheelTug system … More ››

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Environmental impact of space-based ADS-B surveillance tech a ‘win-win’ for airlines, society

A new report based on academic research claims potential savings in global aviation carbon emissions through using space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology in remote and … More ››

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Norwegian eyeing Siberian Corridor benefits

Norwegian Air Shuttle is pinning its hopes on forthcoming talks between the Norwegian and Russian Government that could see new trans-polar airspace rights allowing the long haul, … More ››

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Ryanair closing in on Norwegian deal

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair could start filtering its passengers onto Norwegian’s growing network of low-cost, long-haul routes as early as spring 2017, according to … More ››

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Perfect arrivals generate hefty fuel savings

A consortium of European air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and airlines has optimised arrival flows to nine airports in Europe. A total of 11,467 demonstration … More ››

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St Helena on hunt for vital air service link

The Government of the remote St Helena has launched a search for an air service provider to the island even though a solution to the wind … More ››

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EU removes Kazakh airlines from safety list

The European Commission has today updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are therefore … More ››

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