Need-to-Know Info for Private Jet Owners Thinking of Refurbishing Interiors

Need-to-Know Info for Private Jet Owners Thinking of Refurbishing Interiors

When you have a business Jet that is flying well but is not as new as you would like it to be aircraft refurbishment is the solution for bringing it up-to-date. Refurbishing an aircraft does not address only the renewal...
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8 Ways Travel Improved Worldwide in 2018

8 Ways Travel Improved Worldwide in 2018

There’s a lot about travel that has changed over the past 12 months – even if you were too fixated on your destination to notice. Here, the major highlights: Flights went farther; planes got nicer; tented camps became all the...
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How Artificial Intelligence Determines Which Airline Stories Go Viral

How Artificial Intelligence Determines Which Airline Stories Go Viral

As a Dataminr executive told us, “There is no such thing as a secret now.” If it happens on an airplane and someone puts it on social media, it is bound to become news. That’s just how it goes now,...
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Scientists Say Some Airlines Illegally Refuse to Fly Lab Animals

Scientists Say Some Airlines Illegally Refuse to Fly Lab Animals

A deadline is approaching in the fight by researchers to fly their monkeys on airplanes. On one side are some of the world’s biggest airlines, while on the other are prominent drug companies like Pfizer Inc. and universities including Harvard....
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Indian Airlines Seek Emergency Credit as They Grapple With Losses

Indian Airlines Seek Emergency Credit as They Grapple With Losses

India should be a strong and growing air market. But most of the country’s carriers are struggling, and they need help to stay afloat. By one estimate, losses at Indian carriers will reach as much as $1.9 billion in the...
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Canadian Regulator Too Passive, Safety Board Chief Says

Canadian Regulator Too Passive, Safety Board Chief Says

TSB chair Kathy Fox says safety issues are not being addressed as a result of Transport Canada’s reluctance to implement rules without industry buy-in. TSB has issued about 600 recommendations since its 1990 creation. As of October 1, 62 of them...
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The Pilot Shortage

The Pilot Shortage

It would be tough for anyone even remotely close to the aviation industry not to realize there is a shortage of well-qualified pilots here in the United States. The effects of the age-65 retirement adjustment in 2009 really began grabbing...
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Airbus and Georgia Tech Open Center for Overall Aircraft Design

Airbus and Georgia Tech Open Center for Overall Aircraft Design

Airbus and Georgia Institute of Technology officially opened the Airbus / Georgia Tech Center for Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)- enabled Overall Aircraft Design (OAD). This Center will contribute to the development and demonstration of a concurrent ov...
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Airlines Warn Against Patchwork of European Clock Changes

Airlines Warn Against Patchwork of European Clock Changes

Airlines have expressed concern about a European Commission proposal to scrap the twice-yearly seasonal clock change across the bloc and to allow EU countries to decide whether or not to permanently stick with summer or wintertime schedules. The new rules-if.....
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Thailand To Devise Safety Master Plan

Thailand To Devise Safety Master Plan

As part of its effort to meet international safety standards, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has embarked on a Safety Master Plan (SMP) to review and revise regulations and procedures. The new SMP will feature key performance indexes...
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