From The Editor: Restoring Boeing’s Luster

From The Editor: Restoring Boeing’s Luster

What would have happened if Boeing’s CEO had rushed to Ethiopia last March to stand beside his Ethiopian Airlines counterpart after the crash of a 737 MAX that claimed 157 lives? Profits were soaring, and the company’s stock value had...
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Hyundai, Uber Partner On Air Taxis

Hyundai and Uber announced a partnership aimed at developing air taxis for a “future aerial ride share network” at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Monday. “Hyundai is our first vehicle partner with experience of manufacturing...
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Delta Develops Artificial Intelligence Tool to Address Weather Disruption, Improve Flight Operations

Delta Develops Artificial Intelligence Tool to Address Weather Disruption, Improve Flight Operations

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian used his keynote speech at the annual Consumer Electronics Show to discuss a new 2020s operational structure for the international carrier that will be driven by the use of a new artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning...
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Airlines Adjust Routing, Cancel Flights To Avoid Iran-Iraq Airspace

Airlines Adjust Routing, Cancel Flights To Avoid Iran-Iraq Airspace

Airlines are making changes to their flight planning and schedules to avoid Iranian and Iraqi airspace amid growing military tensions between the U.S. and Iran-and after a Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) aircraft crashed after take-off from Tehran, kill...
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Air Freight Demand Down 1.1% in November 2019

Air Freight Demand Down 1.1% in November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 1.1% in November 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the thirteenth...
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Airport slots and the internalization of congestion by airlines: An empirical model of integrated flight disruption management in Brazil

Airport slots and the internalization of congestion by airlines: An empirical model of integrated flight disruption management in Brazil

This paper examines the relationship between the control of airport slots by major airlines and their incentives to engage in service quality. We investigate a set of airline strategies regarding possible practices of slot hoarding and slot concentration throu...
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Los Angeles Airport to test wireless emergency alerts system

Los Angeles Airport to test wireless emergency alerts system

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the US is planning to test its wireless emergency alerts (WEA) system on 15 January. The WEA system sends emergency text messages and an alert tone to all compatible mobile devices located in a...
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