Could The Boeing 787-3 Become The 797/NMA?

Could The Boeing 787-3 Become The 797/NMA?

Recently we discussed how Boeing could bring to market a replacement for the grounded Boeing 737 MAX and mothballed 797 in the form of a Boeing 787X. A common misconception is that it was the smallest of the Boeing 787s,...
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‘Most airports are effective monopolies’ and then ‘there are airports that have market power’ – two differing definitions, but which is true?

‘Most airports are effective monopolies’ and then ‘there are airports that have market power’ – two differing definitions, but which is true?

On the other, ACI Europe head of economics and competition Michael Stanton-Geddes, said “there are airports that have market power”, but opined that it is a relatively small number of airports and ultimately he disagrees that airports are effective monopol...
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FAA to stop PilotWeb NOTAM system Feb. 14

FAA to stop PilotWeb NOTAM system Feb. 14

Aviation data service providers using the AIDAP (Aeronautical Integrated Data Access Portal) interface are being instructed by the FAA to begin the transition to the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) program. The SWIM system is part of FAA’s National...
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Runways Underwater: Rising Seas Threaten 80 Airports

Runways Underwater: Rising Seas Threaten 80 Airports

Even that sea level rise would flood 44 airports around the world. Six airports in North America could be underwater with just half a meter of sea level rise. This figure increases to 12 at one meter of sea level...
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Rolls Royce Begins Building Its Biggest Engine Yet

Rolls Royce Begins Building Its Biggest Engine Yet

Rolls Royce has begun construction of its largest engine yet. The UltraFan engine should allow Rolls Royce to define new standards for engine sustainability in addition to efficiency. Now Rolls Royce is building its largest engine ever. Rolls Royce has...
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British Airways Boeing 747 Beats Transatlantic Subsonic Speed Record

British Airways Boeing 747 Beats Transatlantic Subsonic Speed Record

Online flight tracking service, Flight Radar 24 recorded British Airways flight number BA112 as departing John F. Kennedy Airport at 11:21 PM UTC and arriving at London Heathrow at 4:48 AM UTC, a flight time of four hours and 56 minutes. Both...
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Annual European Flight Growth Drops To Lowest Rate Since 2013

Annual European Flight Growth Drops To Lowest Rate Since 2013

A lot has changed with European flight traffic in the last year. According to AIN Online, the demise of airlines Germania, Flybmi, WOW Air, and Jet Airways sparked a decrease in air traffic. While it affected quite a number of North...
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Why The Range Of The Boeing 777-200LR Was Too Long

Why The Range Of The Boeing 777-200LR Was Too Long

The Boeing 777-200LR is one of the longest range aircraft in the world at 8,555 nautical miles (15,843 km), even longer than the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 747. The Boeing 777-200LR was a further advancement of the Boeing 777-200 aircraft, a...
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AAPA Criticizes ‘Uncoordinated Response’ To Virus Outbreak

AAPA Criticizes ‘Uncoordinated Response’ To Virus Outbreak

An uncoordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak is making the effects on the airline industry far worse, according to Andrew Herdman, Director General of the Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Transiting through China is also affected and airli...
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Air traffic management systems to be characterized by advanced technological developments through 2025

  This allegedly calls for the need of air traffic management to ensure safe and sound air transits. Air traffic management is a pivotal service established with an objective of supporting a safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic. Air traffi...
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