Avionica and GE Aviation Expand Digital Partnership

Avionica and GE Aviation Expand Digital Partnership

Avionica and GE Aviation have expanded their partnership by forming a joint venture through GE’s acquisition of an ownership interest in Avionica.  The JV allows the companies to accelerate edge processing and wireless connectivity to maximize the value of aircraft...
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Embraer sees E175 in sweet spot for China’s regional push

Embraer sees E175 in sweet spot for China’s regional push

Speaking to FlightGlobal, Arjan Meijer says that the 88-seat regional jet could work well in the country as Beijing pushes for development of the regional aviation market and the E175-E1 is the perfect product from Embraer to offer that market....
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Cathay Pacific Group leverages blockchain technology powered by Accenture to launch Asia Miles marketing campaign

Cathay Pacific Group leverages blockchain technology powered by Accenture to launch Asia Miles marketing campaign

The Cathay Pacific Group and its rewards programme, Asia Miles, are launching their first application of smart blockchain technology in a marketing campaign, in collaboration with Accenture. By harnessing blockchain technology, the Cathay Pacific Group and Asi...
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Wizz Air reaches 30 million passenger milestone

Wizz Air reaches 30 million passenger milestone

Wizz Air has reported a new passenger record, with more than 30 million passengers carried in the past rolling 12 month-period. The same time, the low-cost carrier has seen its operations across Europe increase by 24 per cent compared to...
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Engine OEMs Transition From Old To New

Engine OEMs Transition From Old To New

Engine OEM representatives discussed navigating challenges around support and spares when transitioning from old to new engine programs at Aviation Week Network’s Engine Leasing, Trading & Finance event in London. GE Aviation, Pratt & Whitney and...
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Sinocloud Wisdom unveils new AI check-in robot

Sinocloud Wisdom unveils new AI check-in robot

At the 18th Dubai Airport Show, Sinocloud Wisdom (Beijing) Technology has unveiled its market-ready product, a brand new check-in and baggage drop-off robot featuring artificial intelligence technology. The robot supports fully automated check-in and baggage d...
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Egypt Boosts Airport Security, but UK Flight Restrictions Persist

Egypt Boosts Airport Security, but UK Flight Restrictions Persist

The Egyptian government has spent more than $76 million to upgrade airport security over the past two years in an effort to thwart terrorist attacks. Upgrades such as new luggage scanning machines, metal detectors, and closed-circuit television since the 2015....
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ICAO joins forces with United Nations on airport security

ICAO joins forces with United Nations on airport security

ICAO joins forces with United Nations on airport security. ICAO has signed an MOU with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to cooperate on international air transport security. The intent of the partnership is to provide a...
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Airbus Suppliers Discuss Ramp-Ups

Airbus Suppliers Discuss Ramp-Ups

Airbus would like to increase A320neo production rates. In 2019 the European manufacturer will move to a rate of 60-63 A320s per month, and it is canvassing suppliers about the feasibility of pushing on from that total in subsequent years....
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FAA Expands CFM56 Checks To Newer Blades

FAA Expands CFM56 Checks To Newer Blades

The new AD, set for publication May 2 and effective May 12, orders operators to conduct ultrasonic or eddy current inspections on CFM56-7B fan blades before they reach 20,000 cycles. Blades with 20,000-30,000 cycles, or blades where the age is...
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