Technology and the future of air transport

Technology and the future of air transport

Asia Pacific is leading the tremendous growth in the air travel industry. With this growth comes challenges and stresses on infrastructure and processes. The industry also faces increased complexity and security regulation globally. Dalibard, CEO of global IT provider –...
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Global Standards, More Data Use, Key to Safely Managing Future Demand

Global Standards, More Data Use, Key to Safely Managing Future Demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged aviation stakeholders to follow global standards and make greater use of operational data in order to safely accommodate an additional 3.8 billion air travelers by 2036. 2017 was a very strong year for.....
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TSA Rolls Out Stronger Carry-on Screening at All U.S. Airports

TSA Rolls Out Stronger Carry-on Screening at All U.S. Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced the rollout of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage. The secure measures, which began about a year ago, require travelers to place all personal electronics larger than a cell phone in...
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Airlines Need to Work Harder to Recruit More Female Pilots

Airlines Need to Work Harder to Recruit More Female Pilots

Take What’s most remarkable about the lack of gender diversity among airline pilots is how persistent it has been. Despite plenty of talk about attracting more women into the role, they are still a tiny minority. Airlines need to do...
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Good news on baggage for airlines passengers – Will 2018 be the turning point?

Good news on baggage for airlines passengers – Will 2018 be the turning point?

Airlines around the world have once again improved the rate of baggage delivery, this is according to the SITA 2018 Baggage Report. This continues the improvement trend of more than a decade which has seen baggage mishandling drop by 70%...
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Delhi Airport poised for growth with technology leading the way

Delhi Airport poised for growth with technology leading the way

  Last year, Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi, India) hit an important milestone by handling 63.5 million passengers. In fact, it is now ranked among the top 20 busiest airports in the world. Automation needs to be implemented in phases...
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Airbag kit aims to be low-cost lifesaver

Airbag kit aims to be low-cost lifesaver

A generic retro-fit airbag is being developed for general aviation aircraft by the US manufacturer that supplies them as standard equipment in new aircraft. Airbags made by AmSafe have been standard equipment on Cessna piston engine and Cirrus SR20/22 aircraft...
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IATA Honors its 2018 Top-performing Training Partners

IATA Honors its 2018 Top-performing Training Partners

International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training awarded its 2018 Premier Circle winners as well as its Regional Top-performing Training Partners as a part of its prestigious training partner’s recognition program.  More than 450 IATA global trai...
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Viking Packing Specialists Launch New Wheel Cover Product

Viking Packing Specialists Launch New Wheel Cover Product

  Viking Packing Specialists has just released a new wheel cover design, which the company says solves safety concerns and transport issues for aircraft wheel and tire assemblies. The new wheel cover addresses safety concerns involved with loading wheel a...
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The cargo facility of the future

The cargo facility of the future

Air cargo facilities must change if they are to efficiently handle new types of products and ever-increasing volumes. The air cargo business is undergoing seismic shifts. International trade is set to double in the next 20 years. Letters are becoming...
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