IATA finds ‘troubling’ figures on European ATC delays

IATA finds ‘troubling’ figures on European ATC delays

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has found what it calls ‘troubling’ figures on delays caused by the air traffic control (ATC) staff shortages and strikes affecting much of Europe this summer. The data shows that delays caused by ATC...
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JLG Introduces ClearSky Fleet Management System

JLG Introduces ClearSky Fleet Management System

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, recently released its ClearSky fleet management telematics solution. ClearSky combines multi-year service plans and several hardware opti...
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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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Ryanair’s German pilots back strike action

Ryanair’s German pilots back strike action

Ryanair’s German pilots, represented by the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union, have voted to strike if the Irish LCC has not submitted a “negotiable offer” by Aug. 6. According to VC, 96% of German-based pilots voted in favor of the strike...
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Foxcom Debuts New Solution for Indoor Satellite Testing

Foxcom Debuts New Solution for Indoor Satellite Testing

Aircraft satellite signal testing will now be possible 24/7, regardless of weather, thanks to Foxcom’s new Hangar Repeater Solution. The solution, which provides communication inside buildings or underground without needing a direct line of sight to the sky,...
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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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Government and Pilots Disagree: How Much Training Does a New Pilot Need?

Government and Pilots Disagree: How Much Training Does a New Pilot Need?

A growing pilot shortage in the United States is pushing the Department of Transportation to consider reducing the required number of flight hours for new pilots. The Allied Pilots Association says that reducing that requirement would undermine passenger safet...
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European Air Traffic Control Delays Loom over Summer Air Travel

European Air Traffic Control Delays Loom over Summer Air Travel

The average delay for flights delayed by air traffic control limitations reached 20 minutes in July, with the longest delay reaching 337 minutes. Staffing and Infrastructure Investment Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) manage each State’s airspace...
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SAS Will Soon Put Electronic Tech Logs in Electronic Flight Bags

SAS Will Soon Put Electronic Tech Logs in Electronic Flight Bags

At present, Al Taimeh says these EFBs support operational documents, flight plans, performance calculations, fuel ordering in home bases, charts, communication between ground and flight crews, occurrence reports, weather applications and some other functions. ...
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