Dutch Safety Board Says Airlines Need Better Data on War Zone Dangers

Dutch Safety Board Says Airlines Need Better Data on War Zone Dangers

More than four years after a Malaysian passenger jet was shot down over conflict-ravaged eastern Ukraine, airlines around the world still need more and better information to make risk assessments about flying over war zones. The Dutch Safety Board’s comments...
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The Airline Industry’s Glass Ceiling Is Still Sky-High: A Skift Deep Dive

The Airline Industry’s Glass Ceiling Is Still Sky-High: A Skift Deep Dive

Aviation has terrible gender optics, and not just with pilots and engineers. The c-suite is nearly void of women for flimsy, unacceptable reasons. In this deep dive, women on the commercial side of aviation share how it feels to hit...
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MRO Bots

MRO Bots

While robots have been commonplace on car production lines for decades, it is only in the last few years that they have started performing significant work at aircraft assembly sites. Maintenance providers are also interested in automation, although the challe...
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JGS and ATOUN to Introduce ‘Powered Wear’ to Support Personnel

JGS and ATOUN to Introduce ‘Powered Wear’ to Support Personnel

JAL Ground Service Co., Ltd. (JGS), known for providing airport ground services in Japan, and ATOUN Inc., a company known for creating wearable robotic devices, announced that JGS will purchase and implement the innovative gear to support airport personnel. In...
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Battle the Elements

Battle the Elements

When cold temperatures reach potentially dangerous levels, employers must take precautions to ensure workers on the ramp are servicing aircraft safely. Winter weather conditions impact aviation throughout the winter season. But if planes are scheduled to fly, ...
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EU calls on ICAO to agree to long-term aviation climate plan

EU calls on ICAO to agree to long-term aviation climate plan

The European Union (EU) has called on ICAO to agree at its assembly in September to a “long-term goal” to address the aviation industry’s increasing carbon-dioxide emissions. The plea follows a Feb. 15 announcement by ICAO-a United Nations body-that it.....
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United Finds Way to Make Up for Weak Transatlantic Economy Sales

United Finds Way to Make Up for Weak Transatlantic Economy Sales

United Airlines is struggling to fill transatlantic economy class seats at reasonable fares, but is making up the difference by capitalizing on a robust market for premium seats. Now is the time to score deals for economy class travel between...
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Indian Air Transport Growth Threatened by Pilot, Slot Shortages

Indian Air Transport Growth Threatened by Pilot, Slot Shortages

Pilot shortages and decreasing slots at the congested metropolitan airports in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad have led Indian air carriers to start to reduce capacity and increase fares. Forecasters project India’s domestic traffic to grow in 2019 b...
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Joramco Adds Part-145 Approval for Next-Gen Narrowbodies

Joramco Adds Part-145 Approval for Next-Gen Narrowbodies

The Joramco, the Amman-based maintenance and repair provider of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has obtained EASA certifications for Boeing 737 Max and Airbus A320neo aircraft. Collected and summarized from the source below by Ta Ngoc Diep:  https://www.mro-networ...
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Honeywell’s Hybrid-Electric Turbogenerator Debuts at Heli-Expo

Honeywell’s Hybrid-Electric Turbogenerator Debuts at Heli-Expo

A new hybrid-electric turbogenerator from Honeywell will make its debut at the HAI HELI-EXPO in Atlanta to showcase the company’s growing role in the urban air mibility segment, highlighted by Honeywell advancements in electric and hybrid-electric propulsio...
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