Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – November 2017

Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – November 2017

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of November released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed robust demand in both international air passenger and air cargo markets, reflecting the ongoing global economic upswing. 2017 is expected to end...
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Delivering value is key priority for new Eurocontrol DG

Former Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) CEO Eamonn Brennan wants to make sure pan-European air traffic management (ATM) system Eurocontrol delivers value. Eurocontrol has 41 member states, as well as comprehensive agreements with Israel and Morocco. The body’s...
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Indonesia To Step Up Drug Screening of Flight Crew

Indonesia To Step Up Drug Screening of Flight Crew

Indonesia’s Ministry of Transport and the National Narcotics Agency (NNA) will step up checks on pilots and flight attendants operating in the country as part of their effort to curb drug abuse among airline employees. Indonesia’s minister for transport, B...
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Deep learning can teach us new ways to generate revenue for airlines

Deep learning can teach us new ways to generate revenue for airlines

Revenue management (RM) is the science that looks at how to maximise revenue for airlines. Reinforcement learning (RL) is an area of machine learning focused on how machines take actions in order to optimise a given reward (e.g. revenue) by interacting with....
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Heathrow launches new measures to boost domestic flights

Heathrow launches new measures to boost domestic flights

Heathrow announced a 50 per cent increase in the discount for domestic flights. From January, passengers flying to any UK destination from Heathrow will have a £15 discount on the airport charges they pay – the biggest discount in the...
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EASA Flight-time Limit Proposal Raises Concerns by EBAA

EASA Flight-time Limit Proposal Raises Concerns by EBAA

An EASA notice of proposed amendment (NPA) that would revise and expand flight-time limitations (FTL) on certain operations has raised concerns from the European Business Aviation Association. It would broaden FTL rules to cover air taxi, emergency medical s...
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Four Commercial Trends Hitting Aviation in 2018

Four Commercial Trends Hitting Aviation in 2018

Despite longer-lasting aircraft, more durable engines and innovations in maintenance techniques, recent research has shown maintenance spending continues to increase. The need to cut maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) costs is a pressing issue for airline...
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New SESAR Project to Provide Air Traffic Trajectories in Single View

New SESAR Project to Provide Air Traffic Trajectories in Single View

The Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking (JU) is developing solutions and procedures to provide a single view of air traffic trajectories. The program said this is aimed at making European flights more predictable and p...
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