Bell and Garmin Sign Teaming Agreement for On-Demand Mobility Avionics Systems

Bell and Garmin Sign Teaming Agreement for On-Demand Mobility Avionics Systems

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft....
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ARCOS Acquires RosterApps, Expands Solutions to Include Ground Crew Scheduling Platform

ARCOS Acquires RosterApps, Expands Solutions to Include Ground Crew Scheduling Platform

ARCOS LLC has acquired Des Moines, Iowa-based Sciengistics, Inc., doing business as RosterApps, a provider of airline ground crew scheduling software. This acquisition will combine RosterApps’ airline experience and shiftwork technology with the ARCOS resou...
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Global climate action by airports up 25% in the past year

Global climate action by airports up 25% in the past year

At the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit, Airports Council International provided an update on the latest developments among the community of 246 airports currently in the global carbon management standard, Airport Carbon Accreditation. In 246 airports no...
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Knock Down Barriers Limiting Aviation’s Benefits

Knock Down Barriers Limiting Aviation’s Benefits

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for European transport leaders to eliminate the barriers which limit the contribution of the aviation industry to Europe’s competitiveness. Calling for a strengthening of the European Aviation strateg...
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Senate Passes Bill to Set Minimum Size for Airplane Seats

Senate Passes Bill to Set Minimum Size for Airplane Seats

The disaster aid is part of a bill that authorizes about $90 billion for federal aviation programs over the next five years. Airport managers panned the money for airport improvements as keeping airports “stuck in neutral” when it comes to...
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American Makes It Harder For Agents to Rebook Coach Passengers on the Competition

American Makes It Harder For Agents to Rebook Coach Passengers on the Competition

American Airlines is making it tougher for average economy class passengers to reach their destinations when the carrier delays or cancels flights for maintenance, weather and other reasons. According to American’s new policy, American no longer permits airp...
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Bahrain International Airport improves aircraft landing safety and efficiency

Bahrain International Airport improves aircraft landing safety and efficiency

Bahrain’s aviation regulator, Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA), in cooperation with Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), is set to markedly improve the airport’s landing safety procedures and...
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Aviation Marks Ten Years of Emissions Strategy, Reaffirms Carbon Commitments

Aviation Marks Ten Years of Emissions Strategy, Reaffirms Carbon Commitments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined air transport businesses and associations to reaffirm its commitment to a sustainable future as the aviation industry marked ten years since agreeing an ambitious joint strategy for reducing carbon emis...
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Is End-Of-Life Management The Next Step For Full-Service MROs?

Is End-Of-Life Management The Next Step For Full-Service MROs?

Mäeots is convinced his firm’s new approach to end-of-life management of aircraft assets is actually a move toward a new generation of MRO services. First, MROs fixed things. Then some major MROs manage assets, guaranteeing aircraft or components in service...
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Passengers Want More Information, Automation, Control & Privacy but Human Touch Still Important

Passengers Want More Information, Automation, Control & Privacy but Human Touch Still Important

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2018 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), which showed that passengers are looking to new technology to give them more control, information and improve efficiency when they travel.  Bas...
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