Increased cooperation between the EU and the US in the field of certification

Increased cooperation between the EU and the US in the field of certification

An amendment to revision 6 of the Technical Implementation Procedures (TIP) for Airworthiness and Environmental Certification was signed by the EASA & FAA Certification Directors on Friday 22nd June 2018 at the 17th Annual FAA-EASA International Safety Conference in Washington,...
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SITA invites airline industry stakeholders to join international blockchain research project

SITA invites airline industry stakeholders to join international blockchain research project

SITA, the air transport industry’s technology provider, announced the launch of a major industry research project to explore the potential of blockchain. More than 100 top IT executives were the first to be invited to join the Aviation Blockchain Sandbox....
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Biometrics technology: “A transformative agent in revolutionising air travel”

Biometrics technology: “A transformative agent in revolutionising air travel”

Biometrics technology can play a key role in helping to enhance the passenger experience by facilitating simple, hassle-free processing, while also strengthening security. In the past few years, airports and airlines, government agencies and technology vendors...
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AIRSIDE CRIME: RED ALERT AT THE AIRPORT!

AIRSIDE CRIME: RED ALERT AT THE AIRPORT!

Dealing with crime has always been a primary responsibility of public security agencies. However, in the airport environment the main concern of the aviation security authorities is to ensure the safety of the restricted area and to prevent acts of...
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San Diego International Airport Deploys Facial Recognition

San Diego International Airport Deploys Facial Recognition

San Diego International Airport has opened a new international arrivals facility that processes passengers “more efficiently” by using biometric technology, according to a local newspaper. Arriving passengers will first be able to pick up their bag...
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Air Freight Growth Continues to Grow Modestly in May, Up 4.2%

Air Freight Growth Continues to Grow Modestly in May, Up 4.2%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 4.2% in May 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This was slightly down from...
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More Airports adopt Amadeus Passenger Processing Technology

More Airports adopt Amadeus Passenger Processing Technology

Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK), located in central Texas, and Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, are both moving away from the traditional common use system and implementing Amadeus Extended Airline Syste...
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FAA Awards King Air 350ER Performance Upgrade STC

FAA Awards King Air 350ER Performance Upgrade STC

  Vector-Hawk Aerospace, a subsidiary of aftermarket upgrade provider Blackhawk Modifications, has teamed with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to earn an FAA STC for an engine improvement on the King Air 350ER. The Blackhawk XP67A Engine+ Upgrade STC kit ...
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Grow Capacity In A Busy Engine Segment

Grow Capacity In A Busy Engine Segment

MTU’s MRO network is operating close to capacity limits most days–last year we carried out nearly 1,000 shop visits, which was an all-time high. A long-term view is needed, as we don’t see the engine market at a peak but more...
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