Rolls Unveils IntelligentEngine Digital Strategy

Rolls Unveils IntelligentEngine Digital Strategy

Rolls expects the IntelligentEngine initiative to play a greater role in designing more integrated airframe-engine combinations as the industry moves towards turbo-electric and hybrid propulsion systems in the future. While elements of the digital strategy, dubbed the IntelligentEngine, have been...
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A partnership for next-generation computational fluid dynamics

A partnership for next-generation computational fluid dynamics

A partnership for next-generation computational fluid dynamics Airbus teams up to improve aircraft aerodynamic designs Computational fluid dynamics, or CFD, uses applied mathematics, physics and computational software to help design aerodynamically efficient a...
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TS&S To Use Honeywell Voice Recognition System for MRO

TS&S To Use Honeywell Voice Recognition System for MRO

As part of its efforts to implement advanced technologies into its operation, Turbine Services and Solutions (TS&S) plans to start using a voice-control system (Vocollect) for MRO projects. Vocollect allows mechanics to speak their maintenance log observat...
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Airbus publishes 2018 aircraft list prices

Airbus publishes 2018 aircraft list prices

Airbus has published the average list prices for its range of passenger aircraft for 2018, which have been increased by 2 per cent across the product line. The largest aircraft – Airbus A380 – is quoted at US$445.6 million. Commenting...
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10 technology trends for airlines and airports in 2018

10 technology trends for airlines and airports in 2018

Biometrics The potential of biometrics in the air transport sector has been clear for some time but now that it is gaining traction across the industry, the technology could start to have a truly transformative impact. The trend towards biometric-enabled...
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United adds second free bag for China flights

United adds second free bag for China flights

Beginning on 9th January, United Airlines allowed passengers to check two bags on all routes between North America and China and Hong Kong. Previously, only customers travelling from China/Hong Kong to the US could check two bags for free. Collected...
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Boeing Sets New Delivery Record in 2017

Boeing Sets New Delivery Record in 2017

Boeing delivered a record total of 763 commercial airplanes last year and registered net firm orders for 912. The delivery total fell precisely within its start-of-the-year guidance of 760 to 765, thanks to an increase in production rate for the...
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British Airways passengers will no longer be able to recline and relax on short-haul flights 

British Airways passengers will no longer be able to recline and relax on short-haul flights 

British Airways passengers will no longer be able to recline their seats on short-haul flights, as the airline seeks to tackle so-called “legroom wars”.Passengers travelling as far as North Africa may have to sit upright for the duration of their.....
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Lufthansa trials service innovations on A380 FlyingLab

Lufthansa trials service innovations on A380 FlyingLab

Lufthansa has trialed a series of innovations aboard an Airbus A380 FlyingLab flight from Frankfurt to Houston following a futuristic travel experience competition. One team designed a chatbot, which receives passenger requests via WhatsApp and Facebook Mess...
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Cyber, Cloud Top Airline IT Spending Priorities

Cyber, Cloud Top Airline IT Spending Priorities

Six in 10 airlines plan to invest in the Internet of Things , while nine in 10 intend to invest in major cybersecurity programs or pilot trials over the next three years, according to the latest findings from SITAs 2017...
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