Airline Passengers Welcome More Digital Solutions to Common Travel Problems

Airline Passengers Welcome More Digital Solutions to Common Travel Problems

Flyers want convenience, and many are willing to trade their personal information for a more seamless air travel experience. Airlines and airports, though, still have a long way to go to provide a better experience for travelers. The recent International Air...
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Aeroflot confirms prestigious Skytrax 4-Star Airline rating

Aeroflot confirms prestigious Skytrax 4-Star Airline rating

Aeroflot has again been awarded a prestigious 4-Star Airline rating by Skytrax. The award is recognition of Aeroflot’s high level of customer service, in line with many of the world’s premium carriers and the vast majority of European carriers. The sta...
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Runway Safety Bill Signed Into Law After Near-Disasters at SFO

Runway Safety Bill Signed Into Law After Near-Disasters at SFO

An aviation bill was signed into law Friday that included four amendments geared toward preventing runway accidents following a series of close calls at San Francisco International Airport last year. The four amendments are: * Requiring the Federal Aviation Ad...
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Engine Data Analytics

Engine Data Analytics

In the air, the Internet of Things has been up and running for some time. Modern aircraft and engines are packed with sensors that relay huge volumes of data, both in- and post-flight, to ground teams that can sometimes react...
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How Singapore Air Made Its Ultra-Long-Haul Route to New York Viable Again

How Singapore Air Made Its Ultra-Long-Haul Route to New York Viable Again

Technological advancements make the Singapore-New York route much more cost-effective but what happens if oil breaks the $100-a-barrel mark? Long-haul flights half way across the globe are making a comeback even with oil prices close to their highest in four...
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Five Leading Airport Security Technologies by 2030

Five Leading Airport Security Technologies by 2030

The protection of passengers, staff and aircraft in the airport and its vicinities from crime, terror and other threats has always been on high priority of law enforcement and government agencies worldwide. Technological innovation supplies new approaches to t...
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JetBlue Cost-reduction Push Eyes Maintenance Savings

JetBlue Cost-reduction Push Eyes Maintenance Savings

Reducing maintenance expenses and making them more predictable are key parts of JetBlue’s long-term cost-cutting strategy, with several initiatives expected to help keep total annual unit-cost growth flat or slightly up in the next few years, the airli...
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Airports call on EU to focus on sustainability and consumer interest

Airports call on EU to focus on sustainability and consumer interest

Close cooperation with industry will be vital to successful delivery. ACI Europe stands ready to support the European Commission – it has already committed to develop a comprehensive sustainability strategy for the airport industry. Along with citizens, ...
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VIRGIN AUSTRALIA’S SHARP SAYS TECHNOLOGY EASING THE PAIN POINTS OF TRAVEL

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA’S SHARP SAYS TECHNOLOGY EASING THE PAIN POINTS OF TRAVEL

Virgin Australia group executive for airlines Rob Sharp says technology is key to easing the trademark pain-points of the travel experience that have long been the bugbears of passengers. Virgin Australia unveiled its self-service airport concept in 2015 when ...
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Fuel mayday at Sydney Airport

Fuel mayday at Sydney Airport

A United Airlines Boeing 787 carrying 180 passengers and 14 crew has landed safely at Sydney Airport after declaring a mayday. Low fuel reserves trigger an automatic emergency warning, an Airservices Australia spokeswoman said, but the plane had more than...
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