Iran Airstrike Brings Jet Fuel Worries To Airlines

Iran Airstrike Brings Jet Fuel Worries To Airlines

The United States airstrike that killed a top Iranian General in Baghdad could have a crushing impact on global airlines, as the price of crude oil spiked in the hours following the attack. Oil prices spike In the hours following...
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A Man Who Tripped Over an Airport Luggage Scale Is Suing for $5 Million

A Man Who Tripped Over an Airport Luggage Scale Is Suing for $5 Million

A man sustained serious injuries after tripping over a luggage scale at Westchester County Airport. According to LoHud, an affiliate of USA Today that covers the Lower Hudson Valley in New York, Ralph Faga was looking to buy an airline ticket when he...
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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Throw Coins In An Engine

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Throw Coins In An Engine

There has been more than one case of incidents lately where lucky coins have been thrown into aircraft engines. Lucky coins bring bad luck to one unlucky airline In early February 2019, we reported on a man detained by officials after...
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Emerging Airline Trends of 2019: Tech Takes to the Skies

Emerging Airline Trends of 2019: Tech Takes to the Skies

  Core offerings and operational improvements are the forces behind airline trends this year More than ever before, airlines have doubled down on their commitment to deliver amazing in-flight experiences and capture customer loyalty.  Almost all operators r...
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Which Airline Startups Were Launched In 2019?

Which Airline Startups Were Launched In 2019?

Which new airlines have started in 2019? In some ways, 2019 has been a tough year for aviation. There have been many airlines facing bankruptcy – including major brands such as Thomas Cook, Jet Airways and Flybmi. But there are...
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Should We Worry About The Rise Of Biometric Boarding?

Should We Worry About The Rise Of Biometric Boarding?

The airport experience has become increasingly hectic and stressful over the past years. Lengthy security queues, liquid screening and body scans all add to the frustration. Travelers are also increasingly seeing biometric or facial data capture at both immigr...
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10 Aviation Predictions For The Next Decade: What Will Happen By 2030?

10 Aviation Predictions For The Next Decade: What Will Happen By 2030?

Clearly, Star Trek has a lot to answer for. Although fellow Trekkies may be somewhat disappointed by the lack of progress towards a planet-hopping future, there have been some awesome developments in aviation over the years. 1. The world’s markets...
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OAG Punctuality League 2020: Garuda Indonesia is the most punctual airline in the world

OAG Punctuality League 2020: Garuda Indonesia is the most punctual airline in the world

The results of the OAG Punctuality League 2020 were revealed, a comprehensive ranking of the world’s largest airlines and airports for on-time performance (OTP). Aeroflot finished as the most punctual Mega Airline in Europe and second-most punctual mega i...
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Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 Receives US Certification

Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 Receives US Certification

The Pearl® 15, the exclusive engine option for Bombardier’s Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft, has received its official certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The engine, which was developed at the Rolls-Royce Centre of Excellence f...
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Determine the cost of denying boarding to passengers: An optimization-based approach

Determine the cost of denying boarding to passengers: An optimization-based approach

We present an optimization-based method to evaluate the financial impact of denying boarding to the lowest-fare customers under airline network overbooking. Airlines are demanding quantitative support to evaluate the impact on revenue when facing the decision ...
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