Meeting the needs of disabled air passengers: Factors that facilitate help from airlines and airports

Meeting the needs of disabled air passengers: Factors that facilitate help from airlines and airports

With the number of impaired air passengers having increased globally, air service providers may have the potential to create a lucrative niche market. However, it is less clear what the service needs of these passengers are as well as providing...
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Passengers’ intentions to use low-cost carriers: An extended theory of planned behavior model

Passengers’ intentions to use low-cost carriers: An extended theory of planned behavior model

The purpose of this paper is to develop and test an extended research model based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB) that identifies factors influencing the intention to use low-cost carriers (LCCs) in China. A survey of 596 passengers...
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FIRE AND ICE AS LOW-COST CARRIERS BATTLE IN THE ASIA PACIFIC

FIRE AND ICE AS LOW-COST CARRIERS BATTLE IN THE ASIA PACIFIC

According to Sydney-based CAPA – Centre for Aviation and aviation data provider OAG, low-cost carriers accounted for 29 per cent of all seat capacity within Asia Pacific last year. In Thailand low-cost carriers hold 72 per cent domestic marketshare and...
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The Boeing 797 Could Revolutionize Air Travel – If It Gets Built

The Boeing 797 Could Revolutionize Air Travel – If It Gets Built

The proposed new midsize airplane (NMA) from Boeing, also known as the Boeing 797, promises to bring new capabilities and new benefits to air travel. In theory, it should slot neatly between the 737 and 787 families, to cater to...
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Fieldforce Inc. Deploys its Network Platform Supporting SmartSky’s Air-to-Ground Network

Fieldforce Inc. Deploys its Network Platform Supporting SmartSky’s Air-to-Ground Network

Fieldforce Inc. has deployed the Fieldforce platform to streamline the rollout of next generation airborne communications provider SmartSky Networks’ air-to-ground platform. The Fieldforce platform has been customized to map to SmartSky’s existing processe...
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Honeywell Refines Service Strategy With Forge

Honeywell Refines Service Strategy With Forge

Honeywell is aiming to transform from an aerospace manufacturer into a service provider, offering its data analytics capabilities to the aviation industry and beyond. The U.S. manufacturer is now actively marketing the Forge for Airline suite of software in th...
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Pilot Training: Outdated Task-Based Method Not Enough for Aviation Today?

Pilot Training: Outdated Task-Based Method Not Enough for Aviation Today?

According to the International Aviation Safety Association (IATA), now aviation is as safe as it has never been before. This time I suggest going deeper into the aviation training field, to be even more precise, pilot training. In the pilot’s profession th...
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US pilots positive on new MAX software

US pilots positive on new MAX software

US pilots who have tested the new Boeing 737 MAX flight-control software have given it positive reviews and some carriers are beginning to finalize step-by-step MAX return-to-service plans, suggesting that Boeing’s notional timeline of getting FAA appr...
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What Caused TWA Flight 800 To Explode Mid-Air?

What Caused TWA Flight 800 To Explode Mid-Air?

On July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800, a Boeing 747-131 with 230 passengers and crew on board, exploded mid-air shortly after takeoff. NTSB FINDINGS According to the report, the most probable cause was ignition of a flammable fuel/air mixture in...
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TIGERAIR AUSTRALIA BOEING 737-800 TOOK OFF WITH CABIN UNPRESSURISED: ATSB

TIGERAIR AUSTRALIA BOEING 737-800 TOOK OFF WITH CABIN UNPRESSURISED: ATSB

A Tigerair Australia Boeing 737-800 took off with the cabin unpressurised after the flight crew incorrectly configured the aircraft’s air conditioning system prior to takeoff, an investigation has found. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) final re...
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