CMU and Pittsburgh Airport launch smart suitcase for blind passengers

CMU and Pittsburgh Airport launch smart suitcase for blind passengers

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Pittsburgh International Airport have launched a new smart suitcase that assists blind and visually-impaired travellers to navigate airport terminals safely and independently. In collaboration with CMU, IBM has also developed a new app...
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A first widebody completion transforms the VIP airliner world

A first widebody completion transforms the VIP airliner world

In late March the division leaders of Comlux the Aviation Group’s global stood on the tarmac at Comlux Completion in Indianapolis watching a VIP Airbus A330, freshly outfitted with a Comlux custom luxury interior, taxi out for its first certification...
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Magnetic MRO Develops App for Cabin Damage Logging

Magnetic MRO Develops App for Cabin Damage Logging

  Magnetic MRO is looking to streamline the process of logging aircraft cabin damage by developing a new application called Interior Inspector. The mobile application enables cabin crew and maintenance teams to log and share data about damage in the...
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Competitive responses of an established airline to the entry of a low-cost carrier into its hub airports

Competitive responses of an established airline to the entry of a low-cost carrier into its hub airports

This paper investigates the competitive responses of China Eastern to the entry of Spring Airlines into its hub airports in Shanghai. The analysis takes into account of the actual and adjacent competition for both LCCs and full-service airlines (FSAs) within.....
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Dynamically interdependent business model for airline–airport coexistence

Dynamically interdependent business model for airline–airport coexistence

  This study examines the load factor guarantee, a dynamically interdependent business model for airline-airport coexistence where an airline and an airport agree on the load factor of a flight, after which either party compensates for any discrepancies b...
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Fast 5: How Mobile Engine Services Could Save Millions

Fast 5: How Mobile Engine Services Could Save Millions

Lufthansa Technik is expanding its Mobile Engine Services to adapt to shop capacity constraints, build revenue and save customers money. Clemens Geercken, Lufthansa Technik’s head of product sales engine services, North America, explains how these mobile ser...
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Thriving in the Age of Data and Digital Transformation

Thriving in the Age of Data and Digital Transformation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that supporting airlines’ ability to thrive in the coming age of data and digital transformation will be the focus of the 2019 Aviation Data Symposium. Air travel demand is expected to double by...
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HAECO Implementing Software As Part of Digital Transformation

HAECO Implementing Software As Part of Digital Transformation

As part of a digital transformation project at HAECO Group, its MRO in Hong Kong is implementing Swiss-AS’s AMOS maintenance software and will apply it across its airframe services. HAECO Hong Kong says the integrated MRO software will replace its current ...
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Field Aviation Grows Flightdeck Modernization Program

Field Aviation Grows Flightdeck Modernization Program

According to Field Aviation, the five Universal Avionics EFI-890R flat-panel integrated smart displays provide situational awareness, navigation and engine information. The company says the system provides full redundancy by enabling information to be switched...
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Future tech: robotic repair on the runway

Future tech: robotic repair on the runway

A team of researchers has successfully trialled a four-wheel robot capable of carrying out structural inspections on aircrafts. The robot, which was tested at Cranfield University, can stick to and move around the sides and underbelly of an aircraft, as...
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