Overheated Laptop Could Bring Down a Commercial Airplane, Says New Study

Overheated Laptop Could Bring Down a Commercial Airplane, Says New Study

A single personal electronic device that overheats and catches fire in checked luggage on an airliner can overpower the aircraft’s fire suppression system, potentially creating a fire that could rage uncontrolled, according to new government research. The research highlights the...
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TSA Mulls Proposal to End Security Screenings at Small Airports

TSA Mulls Proposal to End Security Screenings at Small Airports

The TSA is considering ending screening of passengers at smaller airports across the country to focus security efforts at the largest airports. CNN reported that the Transportation Security Administration is considering whether to end passenger screening at ...
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Lufthansa Technik Develops Waterless Engine Wash Product

Lufthansa Technik Develops Waterless Engine Wash Product

Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has developed a new engine wash procedure that will allow waterless washing of aircraft engines in any type of weather. Cyclean Dry Ice, which uses a mobile blasting system to shoot tiny dry ice pellets into an aircraft...
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JLG Introduces ClearSky Fleet Management System

JLG Introduces ClearSky Fleet Management System

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, recently released its ClearSky fleet management telematics solution. ClearSky combines multi-year service plans and several hardware opti...
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New Solar Powered Drone will Stay Airborne for Whole Year

New Solar Powered Drone will Stay Airborne for Whole Year

The PHASA-35 high-altitude, long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (HALE UAV) could stay airborne for a whole year using nothing but solar power. The project is a collaboration between BAE Systems and Prismatic. Test flights will take place next year and...
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Brisbane Airport extends technology partnership with SITA

Brisbane Airport extends technology partnership with SITA

Brisbane Airport has again selected SITA as its technology partner as the airport continues its growth and transformation plans. The new agreement will see SITA develop and extend the technology it provides for passenger, baggage and airport services to suppor...
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Seasonably flexible airspace management reduces fuel burn and saves CO2 emissions

Seasonably flexible airspace management reduces fuel burn and saves CO2 emissions

The airspace of the six FABEC States of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland is one of the busiest and most complex in the world. Almost 13,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions and 4,200 tonnes of fuel have been...
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How Airlines Can Combat Rising Fuel Prices in a New Way

How Airlines Can Combat Rising Fuel Prices in a New Way

Airlines have addressed fluctuating fuel prices for many years, but there’s a big difference with this latest spike in fuel prices. Now, airlines can use Connected Aircraft technologies fueled by big data and advanced analytics to become more efficient m...
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American Airlines will Let Basic Economy Passengers Travel with Carry-On Bags

American Airlines will Let Basic Economy Passengers Travel with Carry-On Bags

American Airlines passengers may find themselves fighting harder for overhead bin space this fall after the airline decided to allow carry-on bags for customers flying on basic economy tickets. Getting rid of the bag restrictions on shorter flights will make.....
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