Airport emissions reductions from reduced thrust takeoff operations

Airport emissions reductions from reduced thrust takeoff operations

Given forecast aviation growth, many airports are predicted to reach capacity and require expansion. However, pressure to meet air quality regulations emphasises the importance of efficient ground-level aircraft activities to facilitate growth. Operational strategies such as reducing engine thrust setting...
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Improving taxi-out operations at city airports to reduce CO2 emissions

Improving taxi-out operations at city airports to reduce CO2 emissions

City airports cause many environmental concerns on population living in their neighbourhood and several actions are often imposed to airport operators and other involved stakeholders in order to reduce impacts and improve the life quality of neighbouring inhab...
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Organisational trust: A case application in the air transport sector

Organisational trust: A case application in the air transport sector

The findings of this study suggest that occupational group (flight crew/non-flight crew), airline type (Full Service Airline – FSA, Low Cost Carrier – LCC, Charter), and level of seniority (management/non-management level) all have an important bea...
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Fatigue in aviation: A systematic review of the literature

Fatigue in aviation: A systematic review of the literature

Factors that cause human fatigue, like sleep deprivation, circadian rhythm abnormalities, health-related tiredness and task-induced influences, may have adverse effects on human performance. These adverse effects may include significant degradation in decision...
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IATA Thanks Regulators for Flexibility, Urges Others to Follow Suit

IATA Thanks Regulators for Flexibility, Urges Others to Follow Suit

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed decisions taken by aviation regulators to provide flexibility to airlines and flight crew during the COVID-19 crisis. “Safety is the industry’s top priority. Countries have a well-established lice...
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3 FAA ATC Towers Have Been Closed Due To Coronavirus

3 FAA ATC Towers Have Been Closed Due To Coronavirus

Three air traffic control towers operated by the Federal Aviation Administration have now been closed temporarily due to the coronavirus pandemic. The global coronavirus pandemic has had a huge effect on the aviation industry. All three of the Federal Aviation...
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Chinese Airlines Are Flying Aid-Filled Planes To Europe

Chinese Airlines Are Flying Aid-Filled Planes To Europe

As many countries in Europe close their borders and head into lockdown, aid-filled aircraft are arriving from China. Chinese airlines are sending essentials to various countries in Europe as the pandemic worsens conditions in the region. Among the vital suppli...
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Aviation industry coalition asks for coordinated help

Aviation industry coalition asks for coordinated help

A coalition of 30 aviation industry groups, lobby organisations and professional associations signed a joint letter to the US government insisting it implement urgent and coordinated measures to secure the sector and protect 11 million aviation-related jobs. T...
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EU states agree to suspend airline slot requirements until October

EU states agree to suspend airline slot requirements until October

The EU agreed on Friday to suspend requirements that oblige airlines to use at least 80% of their take-off and landing slots in order to keep them the following year until Oct. 24 due to the aviation industry crisis unleashed...
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What To Do If You Are Stuck Abroad

What To Do If You Are Stuck Abroad

Traveling abroad can be a lot of fun. However, in the middle of a global crisis, it can certainly turn into a nightmare. Be prepared before you travel by purchasing travel insurance that covers trip delays, cancellations, etc.. However, if...
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