Enriching Weather Information and Situational Awareness for Pilots via Camera Sensors

Enriching Weather Information and Situational Awareness for Pilots via Camera Sensors

This piece was originally penned by John Croft, FAA NextGen Outreach Writer and Editor. In this article, Croft explains the steps being taken to maximize the power of cameras on the ground to help the flight deck and how they...
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Southwest Airlines Follows Rivals by Making In-Flight Movies Free

Southwest Airlines Follows Rivals by Making In-Flight Movies Free

While free movies are a nice perk to have, many travelers are probably more concerned with getting free Wi-Fi. Southwest Airlines Co. is giving up on charging for in-flight movies, bowing to feedback from passengers accustomed to not paying on rival...
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UK to raise passenger tax on long-haul flights

UK to raise passenger tax on long-haul flights

The UK announced another increase in its Air Passenger Duty (APD)-a departure tax-on the same day the country’s transport minister emphasized how important airports are to the nation’s future prosperity. In his annual budget speech Oct. 29, finance minis...
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A Battery-Powered GPU Ideal for Gates Without Fixed 400 Hz

A Battery-Powered GPU Ideal for Gates Without Fixed 400 Hz

For airports wishing to reduce their carbon footprint and to improve the working environment of their staff, the solution is the all-new battery-powered 7400 GPU from ITW GSE. The new unit is ideal for gates without a power supply, remote...
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A GPU for Cleaner, Greener Airports

A GPU for Cleaner, Greener Airports

The ITW GSE 5400 gasoline-powered GPU is the first of its kind to run at variable speed which helps noise during operation and minimizes wear and tear. It also helps reduce NOx and other emissions at the airport. As a leading...
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Airbus and Georgia Tech Open Center for Overall Aircraft Design

Airbus and Georgia Tech Open Center for Overall Aircraft Design

Airbus and Georgia Institute of Technology officially opened the Airbus / Georgia Tech Center for Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)- enabled Overall Aircraft Design (OAD). This Center will contribute to the development and demonstration of a concurrent ov...
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Boeing Considering A 777-300ER Freighter

Boeing Considering A 777-300ER Freighter

Boeing has invested in 215 organic projects to grow its services business, one of those is exploring a 777-300ER passenger to freighter conversion. The robust global freight demand, and subsequent need for cargo aircraft, is “largely driven from an ecommerce...
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Sabre Branded Fares technology helps Alitalia enhance choice and personalisation

Sabre Branded Fares technology helps Alitalia enhance choice and personalisation

Sabre Corporation, a leading technology provider to the global travel industry, announced that Alitalia has joined a growing list of airlines implementing Sabre Branded Fares, available now for domestic flights as well as for international short- and medium-ha...
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Unraveling the Web of Airline Distribution: New Skift Research

Unraveling the Web of Airline Distribution: New Skift Research

Airline distribution needs to change to keep up with the modern economy. Its tech is evolving, but it takes time to turn around such a large and complex ship. Will changes come fast enough to avoid outside disruption? Our latest...
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Emirates to launch wholly biometric boarding process in Dubai

Emirates to launch wholly biometric boarding process in Dubai

Emirates is gearing up to launch the world’s first “biometric path” which will offer its customers a smooth and truly seamless airport journey at the airline’s hub in Dubai nternational airport. Utilising the latest biometric technology – a mix o...
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