Safety thirst

Safety thirst

Over the last two decades of editing industry publications dedicated to the aviation sector, and more specifically to what happens on the ramp, I’ve read many thousands of words penned by safety professionals about the intriguing topic of ramp safety....
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LESSOR AVATION GROWS ATR ORDERBOOK, EXPANDING ITS TURBOPROP NICHE

LESSOR AVATION GROWS ATR ORDERBOOK, EXPANDING ITS TURBOPROP NICHE

While many lessors focus on narrowbody jet aircraft or also medium-sized widebodies, Singapore-based lessor Avation has a portfolio ranging from ATRs to a 777-300ER. Also at the airshow, Avation disclosed it will place two ATR72-600s with Bangladesh’s larges...
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Boeing Hints At New Direction For NMA Refocus

Boeing Hints At New Direction For NMA Refocus

Boeing appears to be redirecting its next new airliner project to compete more directly with the long-range Airbus A321XLR rather than take on the broader 757-767 replacement market previously studied under the shelved New Midmarket Airplane (NMA) project. The...
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British aviation industry outlines plans for net-zero emissions by 2050

British aviation industry outlines plans for net-zero emissions by 2050

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s aviation industry has set out plans to reach a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, even with the building of a third runway at Heathrow airport which is expected to drive up flight numbers. Carbon...
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Airbus Restarts A320 Assembly in China as Virus Hits Airlines

Airbus Restarts A320 Assembly in China as Virus Hits Airlines

Airbus has restarted operations at its A320neo final assembly line in Tianjin, China. In statement issued on February 11, the company said that its Airbus China division has been authorized by the Chinese government to “gradually increase production, whilst ...
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Whether, when and which: Modelling advanced seat reservations by airline passengers

Whether, when and which: Modelling advanced seat reservations by airline passengers

Motivated by the growing importance of ancillary revenues in the airline industry, we propose a statistical model for Advanced Seat Reservation (ASR). We focus on the questions of whether, when and which seats are selected by passengers. To answer these...
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