Monday, 18 November 2019

Headlines
  • You can book United flights now and pay later, but should you? - United Airlines is now offering travelers the option to book flights now and pay later with the travel finance service, Uplift. The service’s main focus is making travel more attainable for some by offering monthly payment options when purchasing flights. Depending on your credit history, interest rates can range from...
  • Lufthansa And SWISS Introduce “Climate Neutral” Fuel Option - Lufthansa and SWISS are looking to help passengers to offset their CO2 emissions by purchasing sustainable air fuels. 326.33 tonnes of CO2 have so far been offset through the programs reforestation option. This compares to just 59.78 tonnes offset via sustainable jet fuel. Sustainable fuel or reforestation? Passengers using Lufthansa’s...
  • Eurocontrol tests wake turbulence separation plan - A secondary runway aiming point (SRAP) is therefore created. Sessions were organized for 12 two-pilot crews, each flying 14 simulated approaches at Germany’s Munich Airport. In a first variant of the concept, all lights were illuminated, meaning threshold and approach lights of both the primary and secondary aiming points remained...
  • Interoperability, a key element in the seamless passenger journey - Biometrics may be the answer, with its potential to help streamline passenger flow with unrivalled accuracy, says Emmanuel Wang, VP of border control and passenger flow facilitation, IDEMIA. At the start of every journey, passengers have to enroll themselves in the system, which means presenting their ID and travel documents. Interoperability...
  • Moving Toward Digital Maintenance Instruction - The process starts off with managing OEM digital data, which can be aircraft maintenance manuals, maintenance planning documents, component maintenance manuals or illustrated part catalogues, received in SGML or XML formats. The module then creates a draft revision and task cards. If the import has been successful, the user will...