Knowledge Key to Unlocking Data Potential

Knowledge Key to Unlocking Data Potential

  The industry’s use of Big Data and predictive maintenance platforms was under discussion at MRO Asia-Pacific. The aviation industry is correlating large swathes data from its many sources better than before to aid decision making, but a more customized,...
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Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – August 2019

Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – August 2019

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of August released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) recorded moderate growth in international air passenger markets, in contrast with further reductions in air cargo demand against a backdrop of dimi...
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Icelandair, Boeing reach interim agreement on MAX compensation

Icelandair, Boeing reach interim agreement on MAX compensation

Icelandair has reached an interim compensation agreement with Boeing to cover losses incurred by the Boeing 737 MAX grounding, which has already had a $140 million impact on the airline’s EBIT. Icelandair Group will continue its discussions with Boeing reg...
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United Airlines Simplifies Seat Upgrades With Points Incentives

United Airlines Simplifies Seat Upgrades With Points Incentives

The majority of U.S. travelers don’t have to worry about how they’ll upgrade on United Airlines. But United’s most loyal customers, who contribute more than their share of revenue, care deeply about the process. United can’t make things too difficult.....
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Evaluating frequent flyer programs from the air passengers’ perspective

Evaluating frequent flyer programs from the air passengers’ perspective

Frequent flyer programs are used as a common strategy in the airline industry. They can be defined as a service quality attribute that consists of some redemption of free flight miles and can determines the selection of airlines. It has...
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The impact of baggage fees on passenger demand on US air routes

The impact of baggage fees on passenger demand on US air routes

In recent years, US airlines have unbundled ancillary fees from base air fares. As a result, the carriers have implemented a variety of fees on a range of optional services. Among these, checked baggage fees now represent a significant source...
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Aircraft air conditioning system health state estimation and prediction for predictive maintenance

Aircraft air conditioning system health state estimation and prediction for predictive maintenance

The vast potential of system health monitoring and condition based maintenance on modern commercial aircraft is being realized through the innovative use of Airplane Condition Monitoring System (ACMS) data. However there are few methods addressing the issues o...
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Using Big-data and Surface Fitting to Improve Aircraft Safety Through the Study of Relationships and Anomalies

Using Big-data and Surface Fitting to Improve Aircraft Safety Through the Study of Relationships and Anomalies

The aim of this paper is to assess the utility of a Big-Data approach to fault detection for ‘systems of systems’, utilising the derivation of empirical relationships identified through surface fitting. So-called Big-Data Integrated Vehicle Health Manageme...
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Overall safety performance of Air Traffic Management system: Forecasting and monitoring

Overall safety performance of Air Traffic Management system: Forecasting and monitoring

Defining means to assess safety performance and delve into their causes is one of the current and future challenges of the air transport sector. This paper develops an improvement of the Air Traffic Management (ATM) safety evaluation in order to...
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Providing Cargo Flexibility for Narrowbody Operators

Providing Cargo Flexibility for Narrowbody Operators

A new system from cargo handling specialist Telair will enable the lower deck of narrowbody aircraft to convert quickly for different cargo requirements. According to Telair, the first-of-its-kind Modular Cargo Loading System will provide operators and leasing...
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