Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines

Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines

This free – yes free – mobile app is quickly becoming utilized at most major airports and saving travelers, and customs agents, tons of time. I always look over at these short lines enviously as people are expedited through the...
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Topological data analysis for aviation applications

Topological data analysis for aviation applications

Aviation data sets are increasingly high-dimensional and sparse. This paper applies the fundamental notions underlying topological data analysis and persistent homology (TDA/PH) to aviation data analytics. This has led to a surge in data-driven aviation resear...
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Rolls-Royce Selects IFS to Unlock New Data Insights on Aircraft Engines

Rolls-Royce Selects IFS to Unlock New Data Insights on Aircraft Engines

IFS announces that Rolls-Royce has chosen IFS Maintenix for exchanging engine data with airlines operating Rolls-Royce Trent engines, including the Trent 1000, Trent XWB and Trent 7000. The IFS Maintenix solution will help Rolls-Royce and its customers sh...
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An AI deception detector at airports may confuse your confusion with suspicion

An AI deception detector at airports may confuse your confusion with suspicion

A group of researchers are quietly commercialising an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven lie detector, which they hope will be the future of airport security. Discern Science International is the start-up behind a deception detection tool named the Avatar, wh...
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Garmin Pilot Introduces New FltPlan.com Integration and European Enhancements

Garmin Pilot Introduces New FltPlan.com Integration and European Enhancements

Garmin is pleased to announce new features and enhancements within the Garmin Pilot application for Apple mobile devices. FltPlan.com integration now includes electronic Advance Passenger Information System (eAPIS) and Pre-departure Clearances (PDC) within the...
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How Airlines Can Use Flexible Technology to Differentiate Their Brand

How Airlines Can Use Flexible Technology to Differentiate Their Brand

“Having a multitude of distribution channels is ultimately beneficial, yet increasingly complex when airlines want to be able to deliver a unique experience across every touchpoint”. said Rodrigo Celis, senior vice president of commercial solutions for Sab...
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Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Maintenance App for PT6 Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Maintenance App for PT6 Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada has launched a new app that aims to provide PT6 engine customers with a customized digital resource for maintenance recommendations, service resources and content. Users of the Know My PT6 app can enter the types of aircraft...
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Predicting the operational acceptance of airborne flight reroute requests using data mining

Predicting the operational acceptance of airborne flight reroute requests using data mining

Cross validation was used for model development, while nested cross validation was used to validate the models. The model found to have the best performance in predicting air traffic controller acceptance or rejection of a route change, using the available...
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A two-stage route optimization algorithm for light aircraft transport systems

A two-stage route optimization algorithm for light aircraft transport systems

In this paper, we present the route planning algorithm for light aircraft. Our goal is to find a collision-free, kinodynamic compatible route in a three dimensional space. Moreover, we take into account the interactions of the aircraft with wind. We develop ...
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Opinion: How digital and mobile technology is changing airport engagement

Opinion: How digital and mobile technology is changing airport engagement

Digital and mobile technology is changing the way passengers travel through airports and how they engage with their surroundings. Digital has revolutionised the way that consumers navigate their journeys. Mobile has gone from being a communication accessory to...
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