UK AIRLINE PASSENGERS ‘WASTING £175M A YEAR CHOOSING SPECIFIC SEATS’

UK AIRLINE PASSENGERS ‘WASTING £175M A YEAR CHOOSING SPECIFIC SEATS’

UK airline passengers are wasting up to £175m a year on unnecessary allocated seating fees, new research suggests. Almost half (45 per cent) of people who pay to sit with their companions would be seated together anyway, according to an...
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Ready for Takeoff: How Airports Can Achieve Faster Incident Response

Ready for Takeoff: How Airports Can Achieve Faster Incident Response

Everything from cyber-attacks to adverse weather and active shooter situations can play havoc with airport operations. Threats to passenger safety and operations have the power to ground or cancel flights, hinder check-in processes and even shut down an airpor...
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Enriching Weather Information and Situational Awareness for Pilots via Camera Sensors

Enriching Weather Information and Situational Awareness for Pilots via Camera Sensors

This piece was originally penned by John Croft, FAA NextGen Outreach Writer and Editor. In this article, Croft explains the steps being taken to maximize the power of cameras on the ground to help the flight deck and how they...
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Sabre Branded Fares technology helps Alitalia enhance choice and personalisation

Sabre Branded Fares technology helps Alitalia enhance choice and personalisation

Sabre Corporation, a leading technology provider to the global travel industry, announced that Alitalia has joined a growing list of airlines implementing Sabre Branded Fares, available now for domestic flights as well as for international short- and medium-ha...
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Unraveling the Web of Airline Distribution: New Skift Research

Unraveling the Web of Airline Distribution: New Skift Research

Airline distribution needs to change to keep up with the modern economy. Its tech is evolving, but it takes time to turn around such a large and complex ship. Will changes come fast enough to avoid outside disruption? Our latest...
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Investigator praises crew in propeller separation

Investigator praises crew in propeller separation

An undetected fatigue crack led to the separation of the right propeller from a Saab 340B over southwestern Sydney in March last year, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has found. The crack had progressed through the flange into the...
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Blocks and a chain in the sky

Blocks and a chain in the sky

The technology behind the cryptocurrency bitcoin is being touted as the solution for managing safety-critical information in aviation. Proposed aviation applications include verifying pilot licensing and logbooks, validation of components to control the proble...
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Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – September 2018

Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – September 2018

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of September released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed sustained growth in both international air passenger demand and air cargo markets, amid continued moderation in the global manufacturing s...
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The EFB Users Forum will be held in London Nov

The EFB Users Forum will be held in London Nov

The FAA officially approved and published the use of own-ship position in October 2017 and with AC 120-76D. The own-ship indication is permitted in all phases of flight using any position source. The response of U.S. carriers has been overwhelming...
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Why Low-Cost Airline Spirit Sees Little Impact From Competitors’ Basic Economy Fares

Why Low-Cost Airline Spirit Sees Little Impact From Competitors’ Basic Economy Fares

It was not clear three years ago whether Spirit could make it long term. It ran a shoddy operation, and it had alienated many of its customers. But Spirit is back, and it’s making good returns for shareholders. When the...
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