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Airlines warned against complacency after record safety run

Airlines need to guard against complacency following last year’s record for aviation safety, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, told an IATA conference in Sydney this week. Last year was the safest year in...
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EU urges ICAO to establish robust CORSIA system

EU urges ICAO to establish robust CORSIA system

The European Union (EU) is urging ICAO to establish the most robust Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) system possible, so the global airline industry can stabilize CO2 emissions at 2020 levels. A number of European countrie...
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ICAO Adopts Standards For Electronic Recordkeeping

ICAO Adopts Standards For Electronic Recordkeeping

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is exploring new ways to simplify the airline business. Its Paperless Aircraft Operations (PAO) initiative faces the daunting task of rethinking the way companies document maintenance activity. “The PAO seek...
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EU Plans To Ban Plastic Cutlery and Plates on Airliners

EU Plans To Ban Plastic Cutlery and Plates on Airliners

The European Commission has proposed new legislation that would ban plastic cutlery, plates, straws, and drink stirrers in an attempt to reduce the harmful effect of plastic in the oceans. Some airline industry officials, however, think the new policy will...
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Fifteen Tips For Cybersecurity

Fifteen Tips For Cybersecurity

Thales’s Data Security Summit in Washington on May 31 provided some guidance on how managers can counter the cyber threats: Know your data Know the threats. Go on Offense. Look For Vulnerabilities. Perimeter Defense Is Not Enough. Encrypt All Data....
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New Trent 1000 Blade Inspections Cover Different Version

New Trent 1000 Blade Inspections Cover Different Version

A pending regulatory mandate will give Boeing 787 operators flying so-called “Package B” versions of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines 30 days to inspect intermediate pressure compressor (IPC) blades for cracks, setting the stage for perhaps more grou...
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Orlando Airport Chooses SITA to Implement 100% Biometric Exit

Orlando Airport Chooses SITA to Implement 100% Biometric Exit

SITA on June 11, announced that it has been chosen by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) as the technology partner for biometric exit at Orlando International Airport (MCO). Orlando International is the first U.S. airport to fully deploy the...
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Rolls-Royce Discovers New Problem With Some Dreamliner Engines

Rolls-Royce Discovers New Problem With Some Dreamliner Engines

Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc’s engine-durability crisis worsened as the company revealed it has detected new issues that will require extra repair shop visits on a further batch of turbines that power Boeing Co.’s 787 airliner. The glitch concerns the intermed...
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Thai Plans To Extend Rolls Support In Asia-Pacific

Thai Plans To Extend Rolls Support In Asia-Pacific

Rolls-Royce’s plan to extend maintenance provision has progressed with talks to incorporate Thai Airways into its CareNetwork. Thailand’s flag carrier is looking to build on its existing MRO capabilities and become an Authorised Maintenance Centre (AMC) fo...
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Farewell to Traditional Control Tower?

Farewell to Traditional Control Tower?

Norwegian air service provider AVINOR with Indra and its Norwegian subsidiary, Indra Navia, as technology provider have successfully completed the first test to simultaneously manage traffic in multiple airports from a single remote position. Avinor’s Remote...
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