Moving Toward Digital Maintenance Instruction

Moving Toward Digital Maintenance Instruction

The process starts off with managing OEM digital data, which can be aircraft maintenance manuals, maintenance planning documents, component maintenance manuals or illustrated part catalogues, received in SGML or XML formats. The module then creates a draft revision and task...
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Airbus prepares BelugaXL for 2020 take-off

Airbus prepares BelugaXL for 2020 take-off

With the largest cargo bay cross-section of all existing cargo aircraft worldwide, the BelugaXL can carry two A350 XWB wings. The BelugaXL is the latest addition to Airbus’ transportation portfolio. While air transport remains the primary method for transpor...
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United Airlines To Partner With App To Bust Jet Lag

United Airlines To Partner With App To Bust Jet Lag

United Airlines wants to make long-haul travel a better experience. The app in question is called Timeshifter. The app is designed to work best for three or four-time zone changes. United Airlines is offering members of the MileagePlus program some incentiv...
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Singapore Jails Rogue Baggage Handler Who Swapped Bag Tags

Singapore Jails Rogue Baggage Handler Who Swapped Bag Tags

A Singapore Airlines baggage handler has been caught deliberately mislabeling 286 suitcases over three months and has been sent to jail for 20 days. Losing your baggage whilst traveling a relatively common occurrence. A baggage handler working at Changi Air...
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How Retracting Landing Lights Saved Aer Lingus 570t Of CO2

How Retracting Landing Lights Saved Aer Lingus 570t Of CO2

IAG, the parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus, has revealed a surprising CO2 reduction by its use of retractable landing lights. The company cited the Irish carrier’s 570 tonne “saving” as evidence of the success of IAG’s...
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Finnair sets sustainability targets; to decide on narrowbody fleet

Finnair sets sustainability targets; to decide on narrowbody fleet

Finnair said sustainability will be a key driver for its 2020-2025 strategy period. The oneworld carrier is working on a long-term roadmap toward carbon neutrality through a number of measures, which include investing in new aircraft to minimize e...
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Qatar Airways Swaps Airbus A320Neo Engine Option

Qatar Airways Swaps Airbus A320Neo Engine Option

Qatar Airways has announced it is swapping the engine options of its new A320neo family aircraft. The Middle Eastern carrier has chosen the engine of CFM International over the Pratt & Whitney option. The new planes will be powered by...
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Airlines Use New Tech to Create Partnerships That Increase Direct Bookings

Airlines Use New Tech to Create Partnerships That Increase Direct Bookings

New interlining technology is helping airlines simplify how they partner with other airlines and grow direct bookings. An interline agreement allows a customer to book an itinerary in which each leg of the journey is being operated by a different...
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JetBlue Launches Basic Economy To Compete With LCCs

JetBlue Launches Basic Economy To Compete With LCCs

JetBlue Airways is the latest US airline to introduce a low-cost economy fare in an effort to compete with ultra-low-cost airlines such as Spirit and Frontier JetBlue has replaced its Blue Flex fare with a new Blue Extra option. This will...
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June Boeing 737 MAX Simulator Incident Led To Software Redesign

June Boeing 737 MAX Simulator Incident Led To Software Redesign

  After a near-crash during simulation, Boeing has undertaken rigorous testing on its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. It has now created an improved software redesign, which is thought to be the reason delaying a return to service. In June, Boeing...
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