Spirit Airlines’ On-Time arivals Plan Backfired When it Cut Corners

Spirit Airlines’ On-Time arivals Plan Backfired When it Cut Corners

Spirit Airlines will take a major cost hit later this year as it rejiggers operations to focus on reliability after a rough second quarter, the airline said in a statement. So this summer, Spirit did what most cost-conscious airlines try...
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Stronger Regulation of Powerful Airports Needed to Protect Consumers

Stronger Regulation of Powerful Airports Needed to Protect Consumers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the European evaluation of the Airport Charges Directive (ACD) which highlights the need to further strengthen the Directive to protect consumers. The Commission’s evaluation confirms that further p...
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IATA and ATA Join Forces to Implement CEIV Live Animals

IATA and ATA Join Forces to Implement CEIV Live Animals

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Animal Transport Association (ATA) have joined forces to encourage industry adoption of the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals). Handling and ...
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The Most Fascinating Part of the World for Airlines So Far This Year

The Most Fascinating Part of the World for Airlines So Far This Year

We took a hard look at how the first half of this year treated the airline industry in each region of the world. But if we had to pick a region of the world that was the most interesting in...
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Aviation must “transform or die”, states industry leaders

Aviation must “transform or die”, states industry leaders

Strong aspirations and inspiring opinions from global aviation leaders were shared and discussed to officially open the 29th ACI Europe Annual Congress. In the opening address of the 29th ACI Europe Annual Congress, four renowned figures reviewed the current s...
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Study finds good news on pilot melanoma risk

Study finds good news on pilot melanoma risk

A study published today by the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Queensland examined the deidentified records of more than 20,000 pilots. Of this group 114 had developed melanomas. Telling pilots and others involved in aviation about particular risk...
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Predictive Maintenance

Predictive Maintenance

Innovative technologies are streaming from big data analytics and operational simulations, leading to maintenance breakthroughs. You can predict the impact of different maintenance strategies, policies, and schedules, and optimize the most effective course of ...
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Aviation innovation posing opportunities and challenges for operators and regulators

Aviation innovation posing opportunities and challenges for operators and regulators

Providing opening remarks at the 2019 China Civil Aviation Development Forum, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu highlighted that new regulatory policies and practices are needed in aviation so that the sector can proactively engage with inno...
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GAMA Sees Good Start for Airplanes in 2019

GAMA Sees Good Start for Airplanes in 2019

General aviation airplane deliveries got off to a good start in 2019, according to statistics compiled by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). All sectors, including business jet, turboprop, and piston-powered airplanes, showed an increase in...
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Three Recommendations to Boost the Benefits of Aviation in France

Three Recommendations to Boost the Benefits of Aviation in France

France’s competitive position in Europe is notably weak in infrastructure costs, air traffic management efficiency, the quality of regulation, and the costs of social charges. There are huge opportunities for more jobs and greater economic growth if these we...
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