Category Archives: Airlines

BA equips with volcanic ash prototype

ZEUS, a device developed by the British Met Office and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to improve our understanding of atmospheric volcanic ash distribution, … More ››

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Airlines urge FAA funding, governance overhaul

A US airlines chief is pushing for ‘transformational’ change in the next round of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorisation, including speeding efforts to modernise the … More ››

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Fortune Favours

James Hanson draws on his experience supporting service providers in the procurement and safety assessment of remote towers to consider the challenges and rewards. Air … More ››

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EU pilots withhold full backing for remote towers

European pilots are refusing to back either remote tower services at multiple airports or cross-border air traffic control using remote technology until there are more … More ››

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A-CDM making huge efficiency gains

Real-time data sharing between airlines, airports and air traffic control is increasingly helping passengers to arrive on time even though Europe’s capacity is at straining … More ››

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Avtech, SWA go live with Aventus NowCast

AVTECH Sweden and Southwest Airlines, the largest US domestic carrier, have together recorded a significant milestone with the Aventus NowCast Descent offering across the carrier’s … More ››

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Industry shows way on green measures

European airports can access more help in assessing their climate change vulnerability as disruptive weather becomes more extreme, more frequent and likely to impact the … More ››

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Supreme Court rejects Jet2, Thomson appeals

Passengers flying on British airlines could soon lodge claims totalling nearly £4 billion in compensation from airlines for flight delays and cancellations after the UK’s … More ››

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B737 TaxiBot cleared by European safety chiefs

The Boeing 737 has now been officially certified for TaxiBot dispatch towing by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The Supplement Type Certificate (STC) which … More ››

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UK drone flown recklessly at passenger aircraft

A quadcopter is thought to have been flown deliberately at a passenger aircraft in the UK as it came in to land at Southend airport. … More ››

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