Category Archives: Airlines

Qatar Airways to launch GlobalBeacon

Qatar Airways is to become the first airline to adopt the new GlobalBeacon solution to meet the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System … More ››

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Airlines start to deploy post-Brexit strategy

European holiday giant TUI is rumoured to be considering the sale of its German airline operation TUIfly to UK low cost carrier EasyJet which is … More ››

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Tracking Shot

An airline industry-led body is near to issuing practical guidance on how airlines can best manage any risk from the 15-minute flight tracking standard that will come into effect … More ››

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Aireon, FlightAware partner to launch GlobalBeacon flight tracking tool for MH370 mandate

Aireon and FlightAware have struck a new partnership with the launch of GlobalBeacon, a solution providing airlines with 100 per cent global flight tracking. GlobalBeacon is designed to … More ››

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DFS to take corrective measures on charges

DFS’ win at Edinburgh airport from April 2018 follows news that Brussels bosses have ordered the state-owned air navigation service provider to stop overcharging its customers – despite … More ››

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European ATC strikes hit 1m minutes of delay

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has condemned the effects of air traffic controller strikes, which have caused 1 million minutes of delay across Europe … More ››

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FLYHT looks to China for growth potential

Calgary, Canada-based FLYHT Aerospace Solutions chief executive Tom Schmutz anticipates significant growth potential stemming from a recent Chinese aviation safety move to tighten rules governing aircraft voice messaging.  In … More ››

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IATA, African Union sign aviation pact

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The African Union Commission (AU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand strategic cooperation to further … More ››

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European ATC unions hit back at A4E claims

ATC union chiefs have rounded on a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report commissioned by European airlines group A4E that attempts to attach a cost to industrial action by air … More ››

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Green flight shows sustainability progress

The Asia and Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) says United Airlines’ inaugural San Francisco to Auckland flight which touched down at Auckland Airport on … More ››

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