World’s First Fully-Electric Commercial Aircraft Finally Takes off

World’s First Fully-Electric Commercial Aircraft Finally Takes off

The aviation industry has got its another “first” – the start of the electric age. The first all-electric seaplane, DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver, has taken off for commercial flight in Vancouver, Canada, carrying six passengers. The history was made by...
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The future of travel – ‘consumer and tech trends are merging’, but it is a ‘virtuous circle’

The future of travel – ‘consumer and tech trends are merging’, but it is a ‘virtuous circle’

It is a “virtuous circle,” explains travel technology specialist Amadeus. “As the technology gets better, what we can do with it gets better, the travel experience improves.” As Amadeus has highlighted in the publication of its top ten travel trends...
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British Airways Plans Huge Club Suite Cabin On Boeing 777-300ERs

British Airways Plans Huge Club Suite Cabin On Boeing 777-300ERs

British Airways has started a significant fleet renewal process that is set to finish in 2025. Part of this includes the refurbishment of its business class seat which will have the name ‘Club Suite’.  Up next on the schedule is...
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FAA Fines Boeing $3.9 Million Due to Defective Parts

FAA Fines Boeing $3.9 Million Due to Defective Parts

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced its plans to fine Boeing $3.9 million for installing defective parts on around 130 airplanes. According to Reuters.com, FAA officials said Boeing failed to prevent the installation of the parts deemed unwort...
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Is The Electrification Of Aviation The Next White Elephant?

Is The Electrification Of Aviation The Next White Elephant?

The aviation industry is abuzz with talk of how to drive down CO2 emissions. With growing pressure from the flying public, every airline is working its way through the options available to it, from carbon offsetting to improvements in fleet...
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FAA Takes Big Step Towards 737 MAX Recertification

FAA Takes Big Step Towards 737 MAX Recertification

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made a huge first step towards recertifying the 737 MAX. While the aircraft is still facing a worldwide grounding, this is welcome news as American carriers operate and have on order a significant number...
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An electric airplane: Assessing the effect of travelers’ perceived risk, attitude, and new product knowledge

An electric airplane: Assessing the effect of travelers’ perceived risk, attitude, and new product knowledge

The electric transition of the airline industry is emerging, closely following the automobile industry. This study was designed to examine customers’ intricate decision-making process for adopting electric airplanes and paying conventional flight prices ...
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Airbus Increases A350-1000 Maximum Seating Capacity to 480

Airbus Increases A350-1000 Maximum Seating Capacity to 480

Airbus has been cleared by EASA to increase its A350-1000 maximum seating capacity from 440 up to 480 through the installation of modified Type A+ exit. The permission to develop a new emergency exit system with a dual-lane evacuation slide on...
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Frost & Sullivan: Data Analytics Can Attack MRO Waste

Frost & Sullivan: Data Analytics Can Attack MRO Waste

How much could data analytics really reduce airline costs, especially MRO costs? Technical operations, or MRO, comes second with about $26 billion in waste. Flight operations, including excess fuel use, accounts for the other $12 billion in unnecessary costs. ...
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Cabin Demands Are Becoming More Complex

Cabin Demands Are Becoming More Complex

Narrowbody cabin reconfigurations are often regarded as simpler and cheaper than they are for widebodies. Typical reasons are that narrowbodies are smaller, they are often used by low-cost carriers – which prioritize simplicity – and expensive, complicated...
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