Google Flights will predict airline delays

Google Flights will predict airline delays

Google has announced new features for its Google Flights search engine that will predict delays – sometimes even before airlines report the information. To check for delays, passengers can search their flight number using Google Flights, or check by airline...
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Security streamlined at airport

Security streamlined at airport

THE Hongqiao International Airport has deployed robots and streamlined the security process to ensure passengers get through faster during the Spring Festival travel period. The robots have been put up at the security counters and remind passengers to leave be...
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Address Infrastructure Crisis to Secure Aviation’s Future

Address Infrastructure Crisis to Secure Aviation’s Future

Singapore – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for urgent attention to address infrastructure challenges in order to secure the industry’s future. “Having the infrastructure to grow is vital to our industry’s fut...
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Hi-tech baggage scanners to be installed at 9 airports

Hi-tech baggage scanners to be installed at 9 airports

Hi-tech baggage scanners to be installed at 9 airports “Smiths Detection won the bid to install and integrate high-speed explosives detection systems (EDS) for hold-baggage screening at 11 sites of nine airports across India,” according to a statement from...
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UK airports and the passenger demand for wi-fi

UK airports and the passenger demand for wi-fi

Airports in the UK must look to enhance the passenger experience by delivering constant, reliable and secure wi-fi. With ever-changing passenger expectations, airports in the UK must look to enhance the passenger experience by delivering constant, reliable and...
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Rolls Unveils IntelligentEngine Digital Strategy

Rolls Unveils IntelligentEngine Digital Strategy

Rolls expects the IntelligentEngine initiative to play a greater role in designing more integrated airframe-engine combinations as the industry moves towards turbo-electric and hybrid propulsion systems in the future. While elements of the digital strategy, du...
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Air Freight Demand up 9% in 2017, Strongest Growth Since 2010

Air Freight Demand up 9% in 2017, Strongest Growth Since 2010

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2017 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) grew by 9.0%. Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilo...
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2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor

2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2017 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) for the year ended 31 December rose 7.6% compared to 2016. This was well above the 10-year average...
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Sukhoi Shows Off “Saberlets” on Superjet 100

Sukhoi Shows Off “Saberlets” on Superjet 100

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (UAC, Stand J39, Chalet CS48) has brought to Singapore its Superjet SSJ100, equipped with so-called saberlets—wingtip devices meant to improve takeoff and landing performance and decrease fuel consumption by at least 3 percent. Part of ...
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IATA: Fuel prices, labor costs likely to slow passenger growth in 2018

IATA: Fuel prices, labor costs likely to slow passenger growth in 2018

December passenger traffic moderated, however, with a 6.2% year-over-year rise in traffic, the slowest growth rate in three months. Capacity in the region was up 7.9%; the regional load factor increased 1.1 point YOY to 79.6%. Latin American carriers saw...
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