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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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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Major Improvement Expected in Airport Security Queues

Major Improvement Expected in Airport Security Queues

Going through airport security can be a nerve-wracking process. A collaboration between Northeastern University researchers and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is testing an artificial intelligence (AI) surveillance system to track passengers and the...
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Biometric boarding begins for Lufthansa LAX departures

Biometric boarding begins for Lufthansa LAX departures

Lufthansa has begun using biometric self-boarding gates at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the carrier said March 19. The airline said it plans to expand the technology to additional US gateways and other passenger touchpoints, “[paving] the way f...
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IATA Forecasting air freight demand 2018-2022

IATA Forecasting air freight demand 2018-2022

IATA has forecast industry-wide freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) to grow by 4.9% on average over each of the next five years (2018-2022), helped by a stronger economic and trade backdrop than was the case during the previous five-year period. The...
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Newcastle International Airport welcomes new ePassport gates

Newcastle International Airport welcomes new ePassport gates

Newcastle International Airport has unveiled the progress on its new international arrival hall, which is on course to open ahead of the summer this year. The multi-million-pound investment in collaboration with UK Border Force, which will enhance the customer...
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