Determining important attributes for assessing the attractiveness of airlines

Determining important attributes for assessing the attractiveness of airlines

This study aims to develop a model to measure the importance of airline attributes, a model which could be adopted by future research on airline attractiveness. Results revealed the existence of eight categories of attributes that are important for airline passengers. The...
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A multi-group analysis of social media engagement and loyalty constructs between full-service and low-cost carriers in Hong Kong

A multi-group analysis of social media engagement and loyalty constructs between full-service and low-cost carriers in Hong Kong

This research aimed to determine the factors that affect the loyalty constructs of FSC and LCC passengers. First, we investigated the effect of media engagement in the social marketing channel on customer loyalty. Corporate branding is an incredibly impo...
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Can Robots Help With Predictive Maintenance?

Can Robots Help With Predictive Maintenance?

OEM platforms like Airbus’s Skywise analyze massive volumes of data and then engineers manually write predictive algorithms, the Lisa exec explains. For the airline demonstration Lisa applied its robotic approach to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning...
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Air passengers express high satisfaction 31 May 2019 Travel

Air passengers express high satisfaction 31 May 2019 Travel

Traditional carriers are seeing the highest levels of satisfaction, with this segment enjoying a 22-point increase in overall satisfaction in 2019 compared with 2018, while the low-cost segment, while it has higher overall satisfaction than the traditional seg...
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AAI signs technical assistance pact with Boeing

AAI signs technical assistance pact with Boeing

The US aircraft maker Boeing co and national airports body Airports Authority of India (AAI) Tuesday announced the signing of a technical assistance agreement for developing a comprehensive roadmap for modernisation of air traffic services in the country. The ...
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A Better Tool For 3D Metal Repair

A Better Tool For 3D Metal Repair

Called LENS, the Optomex plugin’s control moves a part seamlessly beneath the laser deposition head, making overhangs obsolete, eliminating the need for support structures and minimizing material removal post processing, cutting build time and saving costs. ...
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Augmented Reality’s MRO Future is Mobile

Augmented Reality’s MRO Future is Mobile

Interest in augmented reality (AR) from the aviation MRO segment has been growing in recent years, with the likes of AFI KLM E&M exploring the technology as a means of technician training while OEMs such as Boeing, Airbus and Honeywell have...
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To Redefine Aerospace We Must Reimagine Aftermarket MRO

To Redefine Aerospace We Must Reimagine Aftermarket MRO

Aviation aftermarket MRO is a value-added service that accompanies the delivery of new aircraft. Industry suppliers must do more to deliver an aftermarket digital ecosystem that decreases inefficiency and improves the customer experience. The solution is an af...
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Pratt & Whitney reduces life limits for A220, E190/E195-E2 engines

Pratt & Whitney reduces life limits for A220, E190/E195-E2 engines

Pratt & Whitney has reduced life limits on PW1500G and PW1900G geared turbofan (GTF) high-pressure compressor (HPC) front hubs after excessive corrosion was discovered during a routine overhaul, and the FAA plans to mandate the change. The life-limit reduc...
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Boeing Counts Cost of 737 Max Groundings, 737 Ramp-Down

Boeing Counts Cost of 737 Max Groundings, 737 Ramp-Down

The grounding of the 737 Max and Boeing’s subsequent reduction in 737 production from 52 to 42 aircraft per month cost the US manufacturer about $1 billion in the first quarter. The length of the grounding itself is also crucial...
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