A380 MRO Market Will Be Steady, But Future In Doubt

A380 MRO Market Will Be Steady, But Future In Doubt

While the Airbus A380’s long-term future remains in doubt due to a dwindling backlog, there is no question about what the next decade or so will bring: a steady flow of heavy checks. Factoring out engine overhauls, the A380 aftermarket...
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A holistic approach to a seamless passenger experience

A holistic approach to a seamless passenger experience

Passenger experience is being left behind in the technological revolution that is streamlining most other sectors of airport operations. Human Recognition System’s Simon Meyer tells us more about what the passenger wants and how airports can meet their deman...
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IATA: Airport Expansion Plans “the right place, at the wrong price”

IATA: Airport Expansion Plans “the right place, at the wrong price”

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the UK Transport Select Committee’s endorsement of Heathrow as the right location to expand airport capacity, but warned that the costs could still spiral out of control. IATA also welcomed the ...
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Boeing Promotes Aviation Biofuel in Africa

Boeing Promotes Aviation Biofuel in Africa

The Boeing Company has teamed with the South African government, South African Airways (SAA), the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), and U.S. energy firm SKYNRG, to identify biofuel feed stocks in Africa. Africa...
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Safety and Flight Ops Conference Looks at Technology-Driven Change

Safety and Flight Ops Conference Looks at Technology-Driven Change

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Technological Progress and Safe Operations – Embracing Technology-Driven Change,” will be the theme for the 2018 Safety and Flight Ops Conference. The 2018 Safety and Flight ...
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Satellite 2018: In-Flight Internet Providers Respond to Passenger Frustration

Satellite 2018: In-Flight Internet Providers Respond to Passenger Frustration

On the second day of the world’s largest satellite industry show this year, Satellite 2018, connectivity service providers, an airline pilot with a radio show and an antenna manufacturing company reset the pulse of the global aircraft in-flight internet ...
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Inmarsat Bringing SatVoice to Airservices Australia

Inmarsat Bringing SatVoice to Airservices Australia

Inmarsat has partnered with Airservices Australia to initiate satellite voice communications evaluations for air traffic services in Australia in areas beyond the reach of traditional VHF voice coverage. Enhanced voice communications will support long-term ef...
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CONTRACT AWARDED FOR NEW PEOPLE-MOVER SYSTEM AT FRANKFURT AIRPORT

CONTRACT AWARDED FOR NEW PEOPLE-MOVER SYSTEM AT FRANKFURT AIRPORT

A consortium comprising Siemens, the Max Bögl Group and Keolis is to build the new people-mover system that will link Frankfurt Airport’s exisitng terminals with its future Terminal 3. Along with the actual people-mover system (consisting of vehicles,...
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Why China Has the Fastest Growing Airports in the World

Why China Has the Fastest Growing Airports in the World

Over the next 20 years, the Asia-Pacific region will account for more than half of all new passengers, according to a new forecast. Of the 20 fastest growing airports in the world (in terms of passengers), 11 were located in...
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British Airways Trials Biometric Technology at Four U.S. Airports

British Airways Trials Biometric Technology at Four U.S. Airports

British Airways is trialling biometric technology to speed up boarding and arrivals processes in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. Customers are breezing through new biometric boarding gates at Orlando International Airport, with the airline managing t...
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