American Cancels Flights Because of Shoddy Overhead Bins

American Cancels Flights Because of Shoddy Overhead Bins

American Airlines temporarily has removed from service 14 of its Boeing 737-800 jets because work to add new overhead bins on some aircraft “was not up to our standards”. American said it found issues with bin retrofits on two aircraft,...
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United Tests Software to Hold Planes for Late-Connecting Passengers

United Tests Software to Hold Planes for Late-Connecting Passengers

United Continental Holdings Inc. is testing a program called “Dynamic D-0” at its Denver hub to empower gate agents to delay a departure to accommodate customers and employees rushing to a connecting flight.Few things can be more loyalty-jarring for busine...
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Robots For MRO Improving

Robots For MRO Improving

These robotic concepts and products are automating dangerous, repetitive or time-consuming MRO tasks to make workshops safer and more efficient. 1. Mobile Climbing Robots 2. Safety and Quality-Control Robot 3. Flexible Cobots 4. Enhancing Shop Operations 5. Di...
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Forecasting and assessing consequences of aviation safety occurrences

Forecasting and assessing consequences of aviation safety occurrences

Despite a high safety level in aviation worldwide, occurrences continue to take place. It employs decision analysis (French and Ríos Insua, 2000) and includes as stages: (a) providing forecasting models for the numbers of various types of occurrences; (b)...
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Lufthansa Cargo Freighter Network Becomes More Attractive

Lufthansa Cargo Freighter Network Becomes More Attractive

Lufthansa Cargo is keeping its dense and extensive network of freighter connections flexible in line with demand in order to best meet customer requirements. Accordingly, numerous additional freighter connections will be added to its offering with the forthcom...
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