Boeing Sets New Delivery Record in 2017

Boeing Sets New Delivery Record in 2017

Boeing delivered a record total of 763 commercial airplanes last year and registered net firm orders for 912. The delivery total fell precisely within its start-of-the-year guidance of 760 to 765, thanks to an increase in production rate for the...
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Non-priority Ryanair passengers to be forced to check luggage

Non-priority Ryanair passengers to be forced to check luggage

To encourage more customers to check-in some bags and reduce the volume of carry-on bags, Ryanair has introduced bag policy changes on all flights. From next Monday, the check-in bag allowance will be increased from 15 kilograms to 20 kilograms...
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British Airways passengers will no longer be able to recline and relax on short-haul flights 

British Airways passengers will no longer be able to recline and relax on short-haul flights 

British Airways passengers will no longer be able to recline their seats on short-haul flights, as the airline seeks to tackle so-called “legroom wars”.Passengers travelling as far as North Africa may have to sit upright for the duration of their.....
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TSA Testing New Explosive Screening Technology

TSA Testing New Explosive Screening Technology

The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that it has been testing a new screening technology that can detect suicide vests in heavily populated “soft target” areas that lack official security screenings, such as subway stations. The e...
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LATAM predicts surge in international, Brazilian, SSC capacity in 2018

LATAM predicts surge in international, Brazilian, SSC capacity in 2018

LATAM Airlines Group estimates it will see 5%-7% company-wide capacity growth for full-year 2018, up significantly over the 1% capacity growth the company maintained in 2017. Its domestic capacity growth is projected a 6%-8% rise in ASK growth. LATAM’s inter...
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Lufthansa trials service innovations on A380 FlyingLab

Lufthansa trials service innovations on A380 FlyingLab

Lufthansa has trialed a series of innovations aboard an Airbus A380 FlyingLab flight from Frankfurt to Houston following a futuristic travel experience competition. One team designed a chatbot, which receives passenger requests via WhatsApp and Facebook Mess...
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Cyber, Cloud Top Airline IT Spending Priorities

Cyber, Cloud Top Airline IT Spending Priorities

Six in 10 airlines plan to invest in the Internet of Things , while nine in 10 intend to invest in major cybersecurity programs or pilot trials over the next three years, according to the latest findings from SITAs 2017...
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