The Rise Of Long Haul Narrowbody Routes

The Rise Of Long Haul Narrowbody Routes

As we enter the new decade, it’s becoming increasingly common to see airlines operating narrowbody aircraft on long haul flights. In 2010, long-haul flights were very common and were mostly operated with widebody planes. Nicknamed the flying pencil for its...
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Cabin crew food safety training: A qualitative study

Cabin crew food safety training: A qualitative study

This study aims to explore the status of cabin crew food safety training in different airlines. Using the snowballing technique, 26 cabin crew managers, supervisors and trainers (from 20 international airlines) participated in in-depth, structured interviews...
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A method for emission allowances allocation in air transportation systems from a system-of-systems perspective

A method for emission allowances allocation in air transportation systems from a system-of-systems perspective

Market-based mechanisms, especially emission trading schemes, are proposed as a means to control system-wide aviation emissions. Although auctioning has gained some recent popularity, free allocation of emission allowances is still favored by many to incenti...
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Text mining approach to explore dimensions of airline customer satisfaction using online customer reviews

Text mining approach to explore dimensions of airline customer satisfaction using online customer reviews

The airline industry operates in a highly competitive market, in which achieving and maintaining a high level of passenger satisfaction is seen as a key competitive advantage. This study presents a novel framework for measuring customer satisfaction in the air...
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Could Airbus Build An Ultra Long Stretch Of The A220?

Could Airbus Build An Ultra Long Stretch Of The A220?

The potential for a stretched version of the popular A220 has been regularly discussed on Simple Flying. How far could Airbus go? How much can you stretch an A220? We’ve talked extensively about how successful an Airbus A220 stretch could...
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The Boeing 777X To Offer Dreamliner Style Dimmable Windows

The Boeing 777X To Offer Dreamliner Style Dimmable Windows

Boeing is set to offer electronically dimmable windows (EDWs) on its upcoming 777X aircraft. This follows the plane manufacturer’s implementation of similar panels on its 787 Dreamliners. This innovation is often referred to as smart glass for the way that.....
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Could The Airbus A350 Reinvent The Long Haul Low Cost Industry?

Could The Airbus A350 Reinvent The Long Haul Low Cost Industry?

Could the Airbus A350 herald in another age of low-cost travel? If utilized by a smart low-cost-carrier, could the aircraft’s engine efficiency, density and cost savings add a new dimension to low-cost long-haul? Norweigan Air Shuttle, with its low-cost Boei...
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