Boeing Unveils Concept for Hypersonic Airliner

Boeing Unveils Concept for Hypersonic Airliner

Boeing unveiled a new concept for its first passenger-carrying hypersonic airplane at the June 25 to 29 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics conference in Atlanta. One of several hypersonic vehicle concepts spanning a wide range of potential applications under...
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Airlines Need to Look to Tech and Data to Become Better Retailers

Airlines Need to Look to Tech and Data to Become Better Retailers

Today’s traveler is influencing the way in which airlines must operate to stand out in a crowded market. The need for a digital transformation is here, and airlines must consider what it takes to become intelligent retailers. Moving forward, technology...
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ATC privatization revived in US federal government overhaul proposal

ATC privatization revived in US federal government overhaul proposal

The Trump administration has revived a call to spin off air traffic control (ATC) services from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) as part of a larger proposal to radically overhaul the federal government. The 132-page plan released June 21 would st...
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Abu Dhabi International Airport launches new services

Abu Dhabi International Airport launches new services

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has launched a number of services that include transit visas on arrival, modern passenger processing systems, flight updates via social media, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Collected and summarized from the source below by Ta Ng...
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Heathrow gets go-ahead to become world’s biggest airport

Heathrow gets go-ahead to become world’s biggest airport

Heathrow could be transformed into the world’s biggest airport following a controversial decision by British lawmakers. Under the proposal, passenger capacity at Heathrow could jump from nearly 80 million passengers per year to 110 million by 2030, maki...
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Metal Detection Technology: walk-through, hand-held, hand-worn, stepped upon and sat on

Metal Detection Technology: walk-through, hand-held, hand-worn, stepped upon and sat on

Civil aviation remains a prominent target for terrorism and other criminal activity. As such, there is a need to continuously evolve and update security procedures, techniques and, of course, technology. The industry must remain open to new technologies such a...
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Funding for UK waste-to-jet fuel project

Funding for UK waste-to-jet fuel project

Development funding of £4.9m secured for next stage of UK waste-to-jet fuel project from industry partners and Department for Transport Velocys plc (VLS.L), the renewable fuels company, is pleased to announce that £4.9m of funding has been secured to deliver...
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Solving ‘The Secrets of Continued Airworthiness?’

Solving ‘The Secrets of Continued Airworthiness?’

Last March, maintenance industry executives came to Washington for high-level briefings with government officials. ICA issues were instrumental in the founding of ARSA 35 years ago. The proposal does seek to standardize ICA practices and enhance EASA’s contr...
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Chinese Flight Attendants Caught Smuggling Turtles

Chinese Flight Attendants Caught Smuggling Turtles

Smuggling is a problem the airline industry faces often, but one flight attendant pleaded guilty Thursday to illegally bringing two-dozen turtles into China. TSA agents discovered 10 protected spotted turtles and 14 box turtles inside Qu’s bag, with all of ...
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Lufthansa Technik Upgrades Capabilities in Munich

Lufthansa Technik Upgrades Capabilities in Munich

Lufthansa Technik is making infrastructure investments at its Munich base to upgrade the location’s maintenance capabilities. The MRO has put a new tail dock into operations at the base for maintenance work on the Airbus A330, A340 and A350. The...
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