Air New Zealand Wants To Trial Flat Beds In Economy

Air New Zealand Wants To Trial Flat Beds In Economy

One of the greatest luxuries of flying in business or first class is the ability for passengers to lay back and stretch their legs out on long journeys. Those with economy tickets could also soon enjoy this benefit with Air...
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GE Aviation Launches HPT Durability Upgrade Program For CF34-8 Engines

GE Aviation Launches HPT Durability Upgrade Program For CF34-8 Engines

BeauTech and Sky Regional Airlines are the launch customers for GE Aviation’s new CF34-8 HPT (high pressure turbine) durability upgrade program for its CF34-8 engines to improve fleet stability, time on wing and engine’s cost of ownership. The HPT ...
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Effect of flight parameters on thermal performance of a hybrid air vehicle for cargo transportation

Effect of flight parameters on thermal performance of a hybrid air vehicle for cargo transportation

With the growth of global trade, the market of global freight transportation is increasing. Due to the combination of aerodynamic and buoyant lift, the hybrid air vehicle (HAV) is very suitable for long-distance transport of heavy loads. To achieve a...
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Which Airlines Offer Lie-Flat Beds On Narrowbody Aircraft?

Which Airlines Offer Lie-Flat Beds On Narrowbody Aircraft?

Narrowbody aircraft, such as Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s, are normally used for short-haul routes between regional centers or high volume domestic routes. However, with the new A321XLR and other aircraft, designs are improving the range so dramatically some a...
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Transfer price optimization for option-based airline alliance revenue management

Transfer price optimization for option-based airline alliance revenue management

Recently, an option-based capacity control process for the case of airline alliance revenue management with two partner airlines providing flight tickets on a single flight leg has been proposed. This previous work describes the determination of the booking li...
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Rolls-Royce Launches Digital Platform

Rolls-Royce Launches Digital Platform

Rolls-Royce has entered the digital platform arena by launching Yocova, a cloud-based solution for the aviation industry to manage data. The site is designed to allow data exchange and collaboration in a neutral environment. Yocovoa addresses the aviation indu...
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Disruptive Innovation in an Institutionalized Environment: Space-based ADS-B in the Air Traffic Management Industry

Disruptive Innovation in an Institutionalized Environment: Space-based ADS-B in the Air Traffic Management Industry

Air Traffic Management (ATM) is a highly institutionalised industrythat often prevents its service providers, Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), from embracing innovations at a pace that would be expected from their high-technology operational environme...
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Dynamics and control technologies in air traffic management

Dynamics and control technologies in air traffic management

Dynamics and Control technologies play a central role in the development and operation of decision support systems of modern air traffic management systems. Recent emergence of Global Navigation Satellite Systems and satellite-based augmentation systems have e...
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457 VISA CHANGES EXACERBATED ‘UNSAFE’ AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL – REPORT

457 VISA CHANGES EXACERBATED ‘UNSAFE’ AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL – REPORT

A “critical” lack of staff exacerbated by changes to Australia’s visa system has created an “unsafe work environment” at air traffic control, according to an investigation by The Age. The Age claimed the October 2019 bulletin from Civil Air reporte...
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A bounded actor–critic reinforcement learning algorithm applied to airline revenue management

A bounded actor–critic reinforcement learning algorithm applied to airline revenue management

Reinforcement Learning (RL) is an artificial intelligence technique used to solve Markov and semi-Markov decision processes. Actor critics form a major class of RL algorithms that suffer from a critical deficiency, which is that the values of the so-called ac...
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