Category Archives: Airlines

Europe’s regionals resisting equipage deadline

Europe’s regional airlines are resisting 2018 equipage deadlines forcing them to upgrade to enhanced Mode S and ADS-B ‘OUT’ avionics. In pursuit of a common infrastructure across … More ››

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IATA gauges terrorism impact on airlines

The terrorist attacks in Western Europe in late 2015 and early 2016 reduced European airlines’ international passenger traffic by around 1.6 per cent in the … More ››

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VIDEO ‘Pop-up’ co-pilot flies, lands a simulated Boeing 737

Aurora Flight Sciences‘ work on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Aircrew Labour In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) programme has demonstrated its automated flight capabilities … More ››

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Laptop ban holds ‘potential for catastrophe’

Proposed new US rules restricting personal electronic devices (PEDs) on board aircraft between Europe and the US may have a dangerous knock-on effect for other … More ››

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SIA, CAAS operate ‘green package’ flights

Singapore Airlines (SIA), in partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), has started operating a series of 12 ‘green package’ flights over a … More ››

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Honeywell next-gen satnav tech gets FAA nod

Honeywell has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical standard order certification for the design and production of its Integrated Multi-Mode Receiver that allows the … More ››

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Malaysia Airlines enlists SITAONAIR, Aireon and FlightAware for 100 per cent global flight tracking

Malaysia Airlines will be the first SITAONAIR airline customer to benefit from a revolutionary flight tracking partnership. Under the agreement, all Malaysia Airlines aircraft will … More ››

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ATC unions point finger at airlines for delays

Airlines themselves are by far the largest cause of delays, accounting for more than 50 per cent of all delays in air traffic, according to … More ››

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NextGen complexity flagged as safety concern

The increasing complexity of US airspace has been singled out as one of the top areas of concern for the nation’s business aviation community. The … More ››

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Pilots issue wake-up call on ‘ultra-safe’ industry

European pilots are calling on decision makers to stop spreading “alternative truths” and instead recognise that not all airlines honour the same safety culture principles … More ››

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