Category Archives: Airlines

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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European ATC unions mount A4E challenge

Union organisations representing Europe’s controller workforce are planning to unveil ‘surprising’ data behind the causes of flight delays and their economic impact next week. A … More ››

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Single Sky funding framework penalises ANSPs

Single Sky funding rules are failing to encourage industry investment in line with the roadmap drafted by the SESAR Deployment Manager because air navigation service … More ››

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IFALPA flags contingency procedure changes

Pilots are being urged to be extra vigilant when flying transatlantic routeings using a new ATM technique designed to increase the efficiency of flight operations … More ››

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CANSO, A4E airlines sign co-operation pact

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), representing Europe’s air navigation service providers (ANSP), has agreed to work with A4E to enhance the performance of … More ››

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Third runway must not lead to charge hike: IATA

Heathrow must ensure airport charges do not rise due the construction of the third runway, airline industry body IATA has said. Heathrow’s charges are already … More ››

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Air Transat to test fuel-saving taxiing system

Canadian holiday airline Air Transat has agreed to offer Gibraltar-based WheelTug access to one of its Boeing 737 aircraft for development and testing purposes. The … More ››

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WheelTug secures nod for certification plan

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has accepted the certification plans for the WheelTug aircraft electric drive system for Boeing 737NG aircraft. The WheelTug system … More ››

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Environmental impact of space-based ADS-B surveillance tech a ‘win-win’ for airlines, society

A new report based on academic research claims potential savings in global aviation carbon emissions through using space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology in remote and … More ››

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