COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Could Be Catastrophic For Some Airlines

COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Could Be Catastrophic For Some Airlines

The air transport industry has had a phenomenal 10 years. The effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak are severe, manifold, complex and could be catastrophic for some airlines. Notably, signs of crisis were visible months before COVID-19 became an issue....
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Boeing To Cover Payments To CFM For MAX Engines Delivered

Boeing To Cover Payments To CFM For MAX Engines Delivered

Safran is adapting to the production halt of the Boeing 737 MAX, finding ways to mitigate the financial consequences, but the company is already measuring job cuts in four digits. For CFM International, the GE-Safran joint venture that manufactures the...
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Surprising: The Toilet Isn’t The Dirtiest Part Of An Aircraft

Surprising: The Toilet Isn’t The Dirtiest Part Of An Aircraft

With the world’s travelers in a panic over the spread of the coronavirus, many are asking what they should be doing on board an aircraft to avoid exposure to bugs. Aside from N95 masks and hand sanitizer, what else should...
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Airlines, aviation finance, Airbus, Boeing feel the worst of coronavirus-linked economic turbulence

Airlines, aviation finance, Airbus, Boeing feel the worst of coronavirus-linked economic turbulence

Airlines, aviation financing and plane makers – inherently vulnerable to the economic side-effects of a potential pandemic – faced challenges as the year began, ensuring they are now at growing risk of severe coronavirus-related disruption, says Scope....
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Lufthansa Technik develops greener method for halon extinguisher inspection

Lufthansa Technik develops greener method for halon extinguisher inspection

The component shop at Lufthansa Technik’s facility in Hamburg has developed and adopted a faster and more environmentally friendly process for maintaining halon aircraft fire extinguishers. According to the aircraft MRO company, the pressure bottles of a...
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The Best and Worst Airports If You’re Always Running Late

The Best and Worst Airports If You’re Always Running Late

Some travelers are chronically late for flights but being late can often turn your day into a travel disaster depending on which airport you go to. That’s why Financebuzz analyzed 45 of the busiest airports in the United States to...
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BAA Training Vietnam Introduces Second A320 FFS

BAA Training Vietnam Introduces Second A320 FFS

BAA Training Vietnam, a brand new aviation training centre located in Ho Chi Minh, announces expanding their training equipment. A state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo full flight simulator has been assembled and approved by Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam...
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Online Petition Asks Airlines to Keep Families Seated Together

Online Petition Asks Airlines to Keep Families Seated Together

More than 45,000 people have signed an online petition created by Consumer Reports magazine, asking the big three U.S. airlines to put common sense before fees and keep families seated together. Virtually all airlines charge fees ranging from checked bags...
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FAA Revises Aircrew Training Requirements

FAA Revises Aircrew Training Requirements

In an effort to “mitigate incidents of unprofessional pilot behavior and reduce pilot errors that can lead to a catastrophic event,” the FAA on Monday published changes to training requirements for airline pilots. It emphasizes training and testing in the....
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Forecasting transportation demand for the U.S. market

Forecasting transportation demand for the U.S. market

In this paper we forecast air, road and train transportation demand for the U.S. domestic market based on econometric and machine learning methodologies. More specifically, we forecast transportation demand for various horizons up to 18 months ahead, for the...
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