Common Principles Urged to Help Aviation Continue to Deliver its Benefits

Common Principles Urged to Help Aviation Continue to Deliver its Benefits

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the US government and industry stakeholders to agree upon a set of common principles in order to enable aviation to continue to increase the level of benefits it delivers in the US and...
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Air travel technology predictions for 2018

Air travel technology predictions for 2018

The pace of technological change is accelerating. In 2018, the following new technologies are predicted to continue to transform the passenger journey: 1. Biometric technology A seamless and convenient experience through the airport terminal could soon be a r...
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Biometric facial recognition boarding changing airport experience

Biometric facial recognition boarding changing airport experience

The biometric facial recognition trial at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) has proven so successful and popular that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is actively exploring how widely facial recognition can be used at airports, a senior CBP offi...
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IATA Releases 2017 Airline Safety Performance

IATA Releases 2017 Airline Safety Performance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2017 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continued strong improvements in safety. 2017 was a very good year for aviation safety. The all accident rate (measured ...
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Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines for A320neo aircraft

Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines for A320neo aircraft

Airbus decided to stop accepting additional Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines equipping its A320neo family aircraft, after a higher than normal number of inflight shutdowns and aborted takeoffs were reported on aircraft using the latest build-standard engi...
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