Category Archives: Airlines

Navtech signs long-term deal with Ryanair

Flight operations software business Navtech has signed a long-term deal with Ryanair to provide aeronautical charts and flight management system (FMS) data for use onboard … More ››

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Seventh arc remains key to finding MH370

All available data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 entered the sea close to a long but narrow arc of the southern Indian Ocean, … More ››

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Carbon standard extends footprint to US

Following an industry commitment to reduce its carbon emissions seven years ago and the European launch in 2009 of the carbon management standard Airport Carbon … More ››

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EGPWS upgrade could have saved Flight 1354

The fatal crash of a cargo flight which killed the two pilots on board could have been prevented if US carrier UPS had installed new … More ››

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Europe’s tracking technology deadline slips

Europe will align the deadline it has set its airlines to equip with  ADS-B Out aircraft tracking equipment to reflect later US timeframes. The current … More ››

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EU court specifies actual arrival time of a flight

The actual arrival time of a flight is the time at which at least one of the doors of the aircraft is opened, according to … More ››

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Quintiq assists KLM pilot work planning

  Supply chain planning and optimisation business Quintiq and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has rolled out its software platform to optimise its workforce planning strategies … More ››

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Europe resumes watch for volcanic activity

The aviation alert status of the Icelandic Volcano Bardarbunga has been downgraded to code ORANGE indicating a heightened or escalating unrest with increased potential of … More ››

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Riding The Perfect Storm

A volcanic ash cloud, heavy snow and industrial action by air traffic controllers formed a perfect storm in 2010 that stopped the anticipated recovery of … More ››

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McMillan to head airspace security task force

Flight Safety Foundation’s David McMillan is to head the international task force charged with mitigating the risks faced by airlines flying over war torn countries. … More ››

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