TIGERAIR AUSTRALIA PILOTS PLAN FOUR-HOUR WORK STOPPAGE ON FRIDAY, JAN 25

TIGERAIR AUSTRALIA PILOTS PLAN FOUR-HOUR WORK STOPPAGE ON FRIDAY, JAN 25

Tigerair Australia says it has rescheduled a number of flights on Friday January 25 ahead of a planned four-hour work stoppage by the airline’s pilots. The Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) has given notice Tigerair Australia pilots will stop...
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New Technologies Aim to Enhance Airport Security Speed Up Lines

New Technologies Aim to Enhance Airport Security Speed Up Lines

The evolution of airport security makes it difficult to know what to expect at TSA checkpoints these days, but companies around the world have made it their mission to design and implement new technology that will help to increase the...
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US Sen. Warner: Air safety, security in jeopardy as shutdown lingers

US Sen. Warner: Air safety, security in jeopardy as shutdown lingers

US Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) warned of dire consequences for the air travel system if thousands of FAA workers, air traffic controllers and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents miss their second paycheck, as the ongoing partial government ...
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XL Airway Partners with Travelcar to Offer Customers Innovating Parking Solutions

XL Airway Partners with Travelcar to Offer Customers Innovating Parking Solutions

TravelCar, the global innovator in airport parking and carsharing for travelers, announced it has partnered with French airline XL Airways, which specializes in serving long-haul leisure destinations, to offer low-cost parking solutions to its airline passeng...
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AVSEC World Conference Looks at Disrupters & Enablers to Aviation Security

AVSEC World Conference Looks at Disrupters & Enablers to Aviation Security

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Disrupters and Enablers to Aviation Security” will be the theme for the 2019 AVSEC World Conference (Miami, 26-28 February). Collected and summarized from the source below by Quynh Hoa http...
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ETOPS Restrictions Expand To More Rolls-powered 787s

ETOPS Restrictions Expand To More Rolls-powered 787s

The new mandate, issued by FAA with a Feb. 4 effective date and expected to be adopted globally, limits extended range (ETOPS) operations for “Package B” Trent 1000s with more than 1,000 cycles on its intermediate pressure compressor (IPC) blades.....
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India’s Airlines Need to Shape Up

India’s Airlines Need to Shape Up

India’s airlines have to get their act together. Air India is on life support, and Jet Airways isn’t far behind. To have one airline limping forward on the brink of bankruptcy may be regarded as a misfortune. To have two...
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American Airlines Has a Customer Satisfaction Problem

American Airlines Has a Customer Satisfaction Problem

American Airlines President Robert Isom said customer satisfaction may be declining because the airline has not been as reliable as it should be. For the first time in recent history, a key American Airlines customer satisfaction metric dropped, year-over-year...
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Japanese airlines claim top spots as Asia’s most on-time airlines in 2018

Japanese airlines claim top spots as Asia’s most on-time airlines in 2018

The industry’s most comprehensive on-time analysis recognises Japan Airlines (JAL) as the Asia-Pacific’s most on-time mainline airline for the seventh year running, and ANA as the most on-time airline network in the region. Globally, Delta Air Lines is the...
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Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing following passenger incident

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing following passenger incident

An Aeroflot flight has landed safely after a passenger attempted to “divert” the aircraft. Reports suggest a drunken passenger had sought to divert the plane to Afghanistan. Aeroflot’s security service and technical services have been placed on a state o...
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