Another path to an in-demand career

Another path to an in-demand career

“The aviation industry is currently seeing a workforce shortage for qualified aircraft technicians as the number of retiring certified airframe technicians is higher than the number of young adults expressing interest in the field of aircraft mechanics”, says Todd Duncan,...
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Airbus Increases A350-1000 Maximum Seating Capacity to 480

Airbus Increases A350-1000 Maximum Seating Capacity to 480

Airbus has been cleared by EASA to increase its A350-1000 maximum seating capacity from 440 up to 480 through the installation of modified Type A+ exit. The permission to develop a new emergency exit system with a dual-lane evacuation slide on...
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How The Aviation Industry Is Slowly Moving East

How The Aviation Industry Is Slowly Moving East

IATA says the ‘center of gravity’ is moving east At the recent IATA Wings of Change Europe conference, IATA chief economist Brian Pearce demonstrated how the COG has moved in the past. IATA predictions Also a standout area of growth...
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New Delta service is great; how about abridged version for red-eyes?

New Delta service is great; how about abridged version for red-eyes?

One flight departed New York JFK on a red-eye service to Amsterdam, the next departed Madrid back to JFK on a daytime service. My 7:30pm JFK departure was a good test case for a red-eye dinner service. I was seated...
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Have Asian airlines caught up with European Airlines? A by-production efficiency analysis

Have Asian airlines caught up with European Airlines? A by-production efficiency analysis

This paper extends previous approaches to meta-efficiency measures by incorporating meta-frontiers using good-output, bad-output and by-production efficiencies to compare European and Asian airlines. We also examine whether the heterogeneity in environmental r...
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Applied Two-Class Overbooking Model in Thailand’s Passenger Airline Data

Applied Two-Class Overbooking Model in Thailand’s Passenger Airline Data

In this study, a mathematical model, which combines two of the most important airline revenue management strategies, namely overbooking and seat inventory control, is applied in Thailand’s passenger airline data. Using this model, it is possible to find ...
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Mandatory Training to Prevent Upsets and Recover From Unexpected Situations

Mandatory Training to Prevent Upsets and Recover From Unexpected Situations

At the end of this year airline pilots will be required to undergo additional training. Commission Regulation (EU) introduced new requirements for upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT). All pilots studying for new ATPLs and pilots undergoing their firs...
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Heavy storms snarling travel, leaving thousands affected across the US

Heavy storms snarling travel, leaving thousands affected across the US

Travelers across the country faced disruptions as storms pummeled both coasts during the busy post-Thanksgiving travel window days of travel. FlightAware’s Misery Map shows airports throughout the east suffering heavy delays and cancellations as noon ET on...
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