IATA Airline Business Confidence Survey – July 2018

IATA Airline Business Confidence Survey – July 2018

The results of the survey conducted in early-July, suggest that the squeeze on airline operating profit margins intensified during Q2 2018. This is consistent with increased reports of higher input costs, mainly reflecting developments in jet fuel prices. Many of our respondents...
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Seasonably flexible airspace management reduces fuel burn and saves CO2 emissions

Seasonably flexible airspace management reduces fuel burn and saves CO2 emissions

The airspace of the six FABEC States of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland is one of the busiest and most complex in the world. Almost 13,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions and 4,200 tonnes of fuel have been...
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TSA Is Testing Scanners That Could Let Travelers Bring Liquids Into Airports

TSA Is Testing Scanners That Could Let Travelers Bring Liquids Into Airports

The nation’s aviation security agency is beginning a test at 15 U.S. airports of new three-dimensional X-ray scanners that may someday allow passengers to bring liquids into their bags. The Transportation Security Administration plans to add as many as 40...
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IATA, CFM International Sign Pro-Competitive Agreement on Engine Maintenance

IATA, CFM International Sign Pro-Competitive Agreement on Engine Maintenance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it has entered into an agreement with CFM International (CFM) that will lead to increased competition in the market for maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) on engines. Under the agre...
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U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb

U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb

Airlines want to maximize profits by adding routes and airplanes. It’s what successful businesses do. It’s tough to unwind that sort of growth, but U.S. airlines are beginning to try. With oil prices up more than 50 percent since June...
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How Airlines Can Combat Rising Fuel Prices in a New Way

How Airlines Can Combat Rising Fuel Prices in a New Way

Airlines have addressed fluctuating fuel prices for many years, but there’s a big difference with this latest spike in fuel prices. Now, airlines can use Connected Aircraft technologies fueled by big data and advanced analytics to become more efficient m...
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American Airlines will Let Basic Economy Passengers Travel with Carry-On Bags

American Airlines will Let Basic Economy Passengers Travel with Carry-On Bags

American Airlines passengers may find themselves fighting harder for overhead bin space this fall after the airline decided to allow carry-on bags for customers flying on basic economy tickets. Getting rid of the bag restrictions on shorter flights will make.....
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Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – June 2018

Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – June 2018

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of June has released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed strong growth in international air passenger demand, underpinned by robust expansion in the services sectors. International air cargo deman...
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Boeing forecasts $15tr market

Boeing forecasts $15tr market

Boeing has lifted its long-term Commercial Market Outlook (CMO) forecast for commercial airplanes, as rising passenger traffic and upcoming airplane retirements drive the need for 42,730new jets – valued at $6.3tr – over the next 20 years. The global...
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Intelligent Airports Enabling the Future of Travel

Intelligent Airports Enabling the Future of Travel

As airports race to improve their technologies, many are currently implementing isolated solutions around intelligent airports, including Airport Operations Command Centers (AOCC), mobile-enabled passenger services, introducing “smart gates” and airport pe...
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