Gulf Air Brings Thales Flight Management System to its New Airbus Fleet

Gulf Air Brings Thales Flight Management System to its New Airbus Fleet

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has signed an agreement with Thales to equip the airline’s new, incoming 12 Airbus A320Neo and 17 A321Neo aircraft with a cockpit package of Thales avionics solutions including the TopFlight...
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Strong Airline Profitability Continues in 2018

Strong Airline Profitability Continues in 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts global industry net profit to rise to $38.4 billion in 2018, an improvement from the $34.5 billion expected net profit in 2017 (revised from a $31.4 billion forecast in June). Strong demand, efficien...
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Three Big Shifts in the Passenger Experience: Is Your Airport Ready?

Three Big Shifts in the Passenger Experience: Is Your Airport Ready?

In the coming decade, three big paradigm shifts—in ground access, security screening, and travel retail—will fundamentally change how airports interact with passengers, and how passengers experience the airport. These shifts will transform the way we desi...
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Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens team up for electric aircraft

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens team up for electric aircraft

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing a near-term flight demonstrator which will be a significant step forward in hybrid-electric propulsion for commercial aircraft. Hybrid-electric propulsion is seen as a compelli...
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Could robotic Birds lead to safer Air Travel?

Could robotic Birds lead to safer Air Travel?

The risk of bird strike is greatest at takeoff and landing. Edmonton Airport in Canada was the first commercial airport to test Robird – robotic bird/falcon, in a three-month trial that just ended. The Robird patrols the skies around the...
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IATA nâng cấp Hệ thống báo cáo và thành toán BSP

IATA nâng cấp Hệ thống báo cáo và thành toán BSP

IATA cho biết, hệ thống thanh toán thế hệ mới (NewGen ISS) sẽ chuyển đổi việc phân phối và giải quyết các khoản thanh toán giữa các đại lý và hãng hàng không. IATA cho biết, Hội nghị các Hãng...
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