Sugar cane could be the next big thing in aircraft cabins

Sugar cane could be the next big thing in aircraft cabins

The aerospace industry is constantly looking for innovative materials that maintain, or even enhance, performance while reducing weight. As with many industries, the focus of these developments often concentrates on the search for sustainable solutions to replace traditional methods and...
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Scandinavian airlines removed advertising following online criticism (video)

Scandinavian airlines removed advertising following online criticism (video)

AP reports from Copenhagen that Scandinavian Airlines has temporarily removed an online ad after criticism on social media, particularly from anti-immigration parties, that the video detracts the region’s culture and history. Bo Kleis Christensen noted on F...
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Asia-Pacific Airline Recovery from Coronavirus May be Slower Than for SARS, Says Alton

Asia-Pacific Airline Recovery from Coronavirus May be Slower Than for SARS, Says Alton

The ability of Asia-Pacific airlines to recover from the disruption of the Coronavirus pandemic may be more challenging when compared to previous epidemics, owing to lower growth rates in the regional economies, says Alton Aviation Consultancy at the Singapore...
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IoT of the cabin uses real-time connectivity sparingly: Airbus

IoT of the cabin uses real-time connectivity sparingly: Airbus

Whatever you can do and see, [there is] a big potential to apply that also to aircraft”, said Airbus vice president of cabin marketing Ingo Wuggetzer. But while sensors can be added to aircraft seats, galleys, lavatories, overhead bins and...
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London Locks Down Eight Planes Due to Suspected Coronavirus

London Locks Down Eight Planes Due to Suspected Coronavirus

British passenger, Andy West, disclosed that the crew let slip that the sick person may have coronavirus and described airline staff ushered the individual to the back of the plane. London has been on the watch for further cases of the novel...
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Delta Commits $1B To 100% Emissions ‘Mitigation’ Efforts

Delta Commits $1B To 100% Emissions ‘Mitigation’ Efforts

Delta Air Lines plans to spend $1 billion over the next decade to “mitigate” all emissions from its business, investing in a wide range of initiatives to reduce or eliminate carbon emissions throughout its business. Delta’s plan will not eliminate...
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The Air Transport Monthly Monitor for January 2020

The Air Transport Monthly Monitor for January 2020

The UN recognized ICAO as the central agency responsible for the collection, analysis, publication, standardization, improvement and dissemination of statistics pertaining to civil aviation. Because of its status as a UN specialized agency, ICAO remains indepe...
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Economic impact estimates as a result of the COVID-19 travel bans

Economic impact estimates as a result of the COVID-19 travel bans

ICAO has produced some preliminary forecasts relating to the expected economic impacts from COVID-19 travel bans on international air connectivity. This has resulted in an 80% reduction of foreign airline capacity for travellers directly to/from China, and a 4...
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Norwegian Air Continues to Reduce Emissions Up to 200,000 Tons Per Year with Upgraded Technology

Norwegian Air Continues to Reduce Emissions Up to 200,000 Tons Per Year with Upgraded Technology

Norwegian Air, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline, continues to reduce emissions with upgraded weather service provided by AVTECH Sweden AB, which offers unique and sustainable solutions within digital Air Traffic Management. The enhanced platform c...
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