Category Archives: Airlines

True Heading?

What will the airline industry come up with in terms of global flight tracking solutions? Is it truly committed to a huge leap in situation … More ››

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Industry mulls real-time distress tracking

Global aviation is looking at ways to broadcast automatic alerts once an aircraft goes off course through an escalating series of triggered alarms. Speaking at … More ››

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Tracing The Future

Steve Winter assesses what issues UN aviation agency ICAO faces in assessing global tracking technologies following the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 In response … More ››

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Aireon launches emergency response tracking

Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based ADS-B global air traffic surveillance system, is to develop a global emergency tracking solution that will be provided … More ››

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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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