Aviation Connectivity Is Catching Up To Consumer Levels

Aviation Connectivity Is Catching Up To Consumer Levels

Inflight connectivity is set to be one of the most transformative technologies for airline passengers and crew alike in the next few years. As increasing numbers of carriers sign up to high-speed internet services, their customers finally can expect an...
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Aviation Complications Likely Spurred Move to Reopen U.S. Government

Aviation Complications Likely Spurred Move to Reopen U.S. Government

Let’s say the aviation industry hadn’t been affected by the government shutdown. Would President Trump have moved to reopen the government this week? Probably not. But aviation is important, and no one wanted to see more delays and cancellations. On...
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This Is Why Airline Fare Increases Are Coming

This Is Why Airline Fare Increases Are Coming

The airfare environment is not a one-size-fits-all thing for the gamut of airlines, but many are confident about the way fares are trending – up. Strong U.S. demand and a tight job market have given companies a chance to raise...
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Cost And Supply Chain Pressures Dictate Airline MRO Parts Strategies

Cost And Supply Chain Pressures Dictate Airline MRO Parts Strategies

Airlines worldwide continue to move toward increasing use of used serviceable material (USM) and parts manufacturer approval (PMA) parts, an alternative to OEM parts to reduce MRO costs. When sourcing aircraft and engine components, MROs and airlines have evol...
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New Radar will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

New Radar will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

A new detect-and-avoid radar to improve air traffic safety was tested successfully. HENSOLDT, a sensor solutions provider, has successfully concluded flight tests with its collision avoidance radar system for UAVs. In test flights lasting several hours, the ra...
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Unions Wary Of System Collapse

Unions Wary Of System Collapse

Some of the largest unions whose members are directly affected by the government shutdown are warning that aviation safety is being compromised and they’re not sure when it might collapse. In a joint statement, the National Air Traffic Controllers Associatio...
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New EASA Rule Provisions Directed At Maintenance Organizations

New EASA Rule Provisions Directed At Maintenance Organizations

Maintenance organizations with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval take heed: A new revision could necessitate changes to your approved repair station manual procedures. Regulation (EU) 2018/1142 amends the rule governing continuing airworthiness o...
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FLIGHTS DISRUPTED AFTER DRONE REPORTS

FLIGHTS DISRUPTED AFTER DRONE REPORTS

Two pilots reported seeing a drone at 3,500 feet near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey on Jan. 22, prompting a ground stop at nearby Newark Liberty International Airport. The disruption, weeks after reported drone sightings led to chaos at a...
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