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Airborne experiment reads pilot minds

The prospect of an aircraft that reads its pilots’ thoughts is a little closer after a French/American research team measured the brain activity of pilots in real-time using functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). Their results were published this week in Frontiers...
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Weather information for pilots: catching up

Weather information for pilots: catching up

Airlines are trying to win over passengers’ hearts with a wide-range of in-flight entertainment, including wi-fi, multimedia and streaming perks. In shrill contrast, behind the cockpit door, multimedia, real-time data & state of the art technologies are ...
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Airlines Aren’t Passing on Higher Fuel Costs to Passengers Because of Competition

Airlines Aren’t Passing on Higher Fuel Costs to Passengers Because of Competition

The price of jet fuel is surging, but so far the airline industry has been so competitive that carriers haven’t been able to pass on much of the cost to consumers. Though airline executives would love to raise fares. But...
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FAA Approves Boeing’s Foldable Wingtip Design for Next-Gen Jet

FAA Approves Boeing’s Foldable Wingtip Design for Next-Gen Jet

U.S. regulators have approved a Buck Rogers makeover of Boeing Co.’s revamped 777 jetliner that will allow the tips of its massive wings to fold upward after landing so the plane can park at existing airport gates. This is impressive innovation, and...
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New Anti Drone Tech to Secure Aviation 

New Anti Drone Tech to Secure Aviation 

Airports worldwide have been facing a growing security challenge posed by drones. Drones approaching critical parts of an airport operation (such as the final approach to the runway) might cause a complete stop of operations, leading to delays for thousands...
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Asia Pacific Airlines Improved Financial Performance in 2017

Asia Pacific Airlines Improved Financial Performance in 2017

Preliminary aggregated financial performance figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) revealed that Asia Pacific airlines achieved USD 8.8 billion in combined net earnings for the full year 2017. The global economy saw air cargo mark...
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Operating Airports Becomes Smarter Task

Operating Airports Becomes Smarter Task

Airports around the globe are seeing dramatic increases in traffic, it increases complexity to ensure safe and reliable operations. A new smart airport technology will enhance the safety and efficiency of airside operations. The Honeywell Navitas software suit...
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Flight Safety Foundation’s BASS 2018 Opens Thursday in Chicago

Flight Safety Foundation’s BASS 2018 Opens Thursday in Chicago

Flight Safety Foundation’s 63rd annual Business Aviation Safety Summit (BASS) gets under way 2 days (10th-11 May) with a lineup of speakers and presentations that will focus on some of the most important risks and mitigation strategies facing corporate opera...
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Airport Kiosk Market – the Emergence of Innovative Mobile Technologies and Passengers

Airport Kiosk Market – the Emergence of Innovative Mobile Technologies and Passengers

(Type – Check-in Kiosk, Automated Passport Control Kiosks, Baggage Check-in, Information Kiosks, Ticketing Kiosks, Internet Kiosks, and Others) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 – 2026. Albany, NY — (SBWIRE) —...
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Wizz Air reaches 30 million passenger milestone

Wizz Air reaches 30 million passenger milestone

Wizz Air has reported a new passenger record, with more than 30 million passengers carried in the past rolling 12 month-period. The same time, the low-cost carrier has seen its operations across Europe increase by 24 per cent compared to...
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