CASA CAMPAIGN PUSHES DRONE SAFETY

CASA CAMPAIGN PUSHES DRONE SAFETY

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has launched a new national drone safety campaign that features interactive challenges. CASA chief executive and director of aviation safety Shane Carmody said the aim of the new drone safety campaign is to motivate and...
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Opinion: COVID-19. By The End Of May, Most World Airlines Will Be Bankrupt

Opinion: COVID-19. By The End Of May, Most World Airlines Will Be Bankrupt

By the end of May-2020, most airlines in the world will be bankrupt. Coordinated government and industry action is needed-now-if catastrophe is to be avoided. Other governments have performed little better. It was because of aviation’s central role that the....
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IATA: Airlines Need Up To $200B In Financial Assistance

IATA: Airlines Need Up To $200B In Financial Assistance

IATA expects the global airline industry to need $150-200 billion in various forms of government financial assistance to survive the current COVID-19 crisis, the association’s director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac said Mar. 17. The crisis will lead to...
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Unmanned aerial vehicles applications in future smart cities

Unmanned aerial vehicles applications in future smart cities

Foreseeing changes in how smart cities manage their resources and provide services to the residents; research, development and production in various relevant technology fields is accelerating. UAV applications among several others can provide cost-effective se...
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How efficient airways act as role models and in what dimensions? A superefficiency DEA model enhanced by social network analysis

How efficient airways act as role models and in what dimensions? A superefficiency DEA model enhanced by social network analysis

In this empirical study, a five-stage methodology is used to examine the efficiency of 45 worldwide known airline companies from the financial, operation and marketing perspectives. Initially, the superefficient data envelopment model is run with inputs and o...
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A TLD-Microdosimeter for aerospace usage: Results relevant to airline pilots undertook long-haul intercontinental flights during March–May 2017

A TLD-Microdosimeter for aerospace usage: Results relevant to airline pilots undertook long-haul intercontinental flights during March–May 2017

During high altitude long haul flights pilots, cabin crew and passengers are exposed to enhanced level of radiation originating from cosmic ray showers (CRS), produced via the interaction of very high-energy (~GeV) primary protons with the air molecules in Ear...
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Air Cargo Essential to Fight Against COVID-19

Air Cargo Essential to Fight Against COVID-19

The dramatic travel restrictions and collapse of passenger demand have severely limited cargo capacity. IATA calls on governments to take urgent measures to ensure that air cargo will be available to support the global fight against COVID-19. Exclude air cargo...
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BRITISH AIRWAYS CEO SENDS ‘FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL’ MEMO TO STAFF

British Airways chief executive Álex Cruz has warned that the company’s survival is at stake amid the continuing COVID-19 crisis. The message, titled ‘the survival of British Airways’, was circulated to outlets by BA staff. Along with Iberia, Vueling an...
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Implementation of Lean Management in an Airline Cabin, a World First Execution?

Implementation of Lean Management in an Airline Cabin, a World First Execution?

This research focuses on introduction of lean management into the cabin environment of an aircraft. It is based on a case study of a lean implementation project that was pioneered by Icelandair, which is Iceland’s largest airline. The research examines.....
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Game of Slots: Why Are Airlines Operating ‘Ghost Flights’?

Game of Slots: Why Are Airlines Operating ‘Ghost Flights’?

This a part of tough game played by airlines called: ‘protect your time slots’. Even without travellers air operators need to fly planes to secure their most valuable assets which are their airport slots. What is an Airport Slot?Most of airports...
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