EU Aviation Summit – amid calls for better social standards

EU Aviation Summit – amid calls for better social standards

Major European airlines, pilots and cabin crew organisations are joining forces to demand decent social standards and clear rules for the industry to abide by. The call comes when aviation stakeholders & decision-makers meet in Vienna for the high-level European Aviation Summit under...
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3 Ways Chinese Millennials Are Transforming the Flight Experience

3 Ways Chinese Millennials Are Transforming the Flight Experience

As China’s millennials and Gen Z travelers continue to mature and increase their spending power, they will both further drive outbound tourism growth and set the trends of the Chinese market as a whole in the coming decades. Destinations obviously...
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Improving Engine Data

Improving Engine Data

Artificial intelligence and big data analysis promise a better way to operate and maintain aircraft and engines, we are often told. Meanwhile, increasing satellite communication bandwidth for aircraft has raised the possibility of engine data being streamed to...
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Passengers Can Save Time with Airport ‘Self-Serve’ Kiosks

Passengers Can Save Time with Airport ‘Self-Serve’ Kiosks

The volume of international air travelers in the U.S. is increasing by an estimated four percent per year. More passengers typically mean longer processing and more delays. Some airports are cutting processing time by an estimated 33 percent with new...
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GE Aviation’s Accelerator in Washington, D.C. Launches to Drive Efficiencies and Digital Transformation

GE Aviation’s Accelerator in Washington, D.C. Launches to Drive Efficiencies and Digital Transformation

 Today, GE Aviation’s Accelerator opened to provide a place in the D.C., Virginia and Maryland area for hands-on collaboration with federal and defense customers to achieve mission-critical outcomes. The accelerator is an innovation space focused on using d...
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How Premium Economy Turbo-Charges Profit for Airlines

How Premium Economy Turbo-Charges Profit for Airlines

Little additional costs and big markups make premium economy a no-brainer for airlines. And businesses love it as a way to avoid paying first-class for its flyers. Amazing how a little more leg room can stoke demand. Premium economy’s growth...
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Delta Is Betting on Tablet Technology to Solve In-Flight Entertainment Conundrum

Delta Is Betting on Tablet Technology to Solve In-Flight Entertainment Conundrum

Even in an age of mobile phones and tablets, travelers – particularly infrequent flyers – often say they still like seat-back screens on airplanes. The screens are expensive to operate and maintain, and they’re often technologically obsolete with...
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Air France Orders Inflight Connectivity for A320-Family Airliners

Air France Orders Inflight Connectivity for A320-Family Airliners

Air France awarded a contract to Global Eagle Entertainment and Orange Business Services to equip its Airbus A320-family single-aisle airliners with inflight connectivity systems, an agreement that complements the new service being rolled out on its widebody a...
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