Why The Airbus A220 Is The Plane Of The Future

Why The Airbus A220 Is The Plane Of The Future

The Airbus A220 isn’t really a new aircraft. And yet, the A220 seems to be answering problems that we’re not quite having yet. Airbus predicts a need for 7,000 A220s over the next two decades, and that’s probably not too...
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When consumer type matters: Price effects of the United-Continental merger in the airline industry

When consumer type matters: Price effects of the United-Continental merger in the airline industry

Studies of airline mergers have largely focused on measuring the impact of mergers on average airfares. As a result, they may not sufficiently reveal the full range of price effects given the complexity of this industry. To address such industry...
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Analyzing the trade-off between CO2 emissions and passenger service level in the airline industry: Mathematical modeling and constructive heuristic

Analyzing the trade-off between CO2 emissions and passenger service level in the airline industry: Mathematical modeling and constructive heuristic

The negative appraisals of the impact of airline industry on climate change have forced the industry to become greener. Over the past several decades, CO2 emissions in the airline industry have increased considerably, thereby adversely affecting the environme...
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Developing a low-cost airline in a semi-protected regime: Comparing China to Europe and the US

Developing a low-cost airline in a semi-protected regime: Comparing China to Europe and the US

The US and Europe have long experienced the expansion of low-cost carriers (LCCs) in the aftermath of extensive aviation liberalisation offering free access to the market for US and European airlines, respectively. More recently, following the opening of the p...
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Air Transportation: Irregular Operations and Control

Air Transportation: Irregular Operations and Control

This chapter discusses problems related to the management of air traffic and airline operations for minimizing the impact and cost of disruptions. Flight and crew schedules and passenger itineraries have become increasingly fragile because of the growing compl...
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About the Need of a New Look at Safety as a Goal and Constraint in Air Traffic Management

About the Need of a New Look at Safety as a Goal and Constraint in Air Traffic Management

In the traditional approach to Air Traffic Management, safety is treated as a main goal. Current safety management systems are constructed according to this approach. However, with the development of technical support systems, further increasing the real level...
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Spotlight on Questionable Pilot Training Requirements: 737 MAX

Spotlight on Questionable Pilot Training Requirements: 737 MAX

This time pilot training standards has come into the spotlight. The US Transportation Department’s Inspector General has announced about the review of the pilot training requirements set by both the FAA and foreign aviation authorities’. After the fatal cr...
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Gender equality linked to the continued expansion of aviation

Gender equality linked to the continued expansion of aviation

To ensure women and girls have full and equal access to and participation in science, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women135 and girls, ICAO committed to the United Nations 2030 Agenda and the respective Sustainable Development G...
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Air Italy Announces Liquidation And Suspension Of Operations

Air Italy Announces Liquidation And Suspension Of Operations

Air Italy has announced that it will suspend operations from the 25th of February. Qatar Airways is a key shareholder in the airline, owning 49%. The airline has announced that flights will operate as normal until the 25th of February,...
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American Airlines extends flight cancellations to Asia

American Airlines extends flight cancellations to Asia

Just five days after it extended the cancellation of flights between the United States and Hong Kong, American Airlines was once again forced to revise its schedule in light of coronavirus fears and subsequent customer cancellations. The Forth-Worth-based airl...
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