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 ››

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 ››

Norwegian eyeing Siberian Corridor benefits

Norwegian Air Shuttle is pinning its hopes on forthcoming talks between the Norwegian and Russian Government that could see new trans-polar airspace rights allowing the long haul, … More ››

Ryanair closing in on Norwegian deal

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair could start filtering its passengers onto Norwegian’s growing network of low-cost, long-haul routes as early as spring 2017, according to … More ››

Perfect arrivals generate hefty fuel savings

A consortium of European air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and airlines has optimised arrival flows to nine airports in Europe. A total of 11,467 demonstration … More ››

St Helena on hunt for vital air service link

The Government of the remote St Helena has launched a search for an air service provider to the island even though a solution to the wind … More ››

EU removes Kazakh airlines from safety list

The European Commission has today updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are therefore … More ››

ENAV launches free route over Italy

Italy’s ENAV will tonight be giving the go-ahead for free route operations over Italian airspace. From 01.00 on 8 December, it will be possible for all … More ››

Study flags worrying pilot fatigue concerns

Half of airline pilots have reported that fatigue is not taken seriously by airlines, in the first large-scale survey of pilots’ perceptions of safety within … More ››

Ryanair eyeing long-haul Norwegian payoff

Low cost carrier Ryanair is in talks with Norwegian Air Shuttle to feed passengers into the business’ long-haul flights initially from large UK city airports after … More ››