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Airlines warned against complacency after record safety run

Airlines need to guard against complacency following last year’s record for aviation safety, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, told an IATA conference in Sydney this week. Last year was the safest year in...
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Orlando Airport Chooses SITA to Implement 100% Biometric Exit

Orlando Airport Chooses SITA to Implement 100% Biometric Exit

SITA on June 11, announced that it has been chosen by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) as the technology partner for biometric exit at Orlando International Airport (MCO). Orlando International is the first U.S. airport to fully deploy the...
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Rolls-Royce Discovers New Problem With Some Dreamliner Engines

Rolls-Royce Discovers New Problem With Some Dreamliner Engines

Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc’s engine-durability crisis worsened as the company revealed it has detected new issues that will require extra repair shop visits on a further batch of turbines that power Boeing Co.’s 787 airliner. The glitch concerns the intermed...
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IATA Open Borders Strategy

IATA Open Borders Strategy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to intensify efforts to spread the economic and social benefits of aviation by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders. The IATA Open Borders Strategy has ...
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Securing Aviation’s Future – Smarter Regulation, Global Standards, Infrastructure

Securing Aviation’s Future – Smarter Regulation, Global Standards, Infrastructure

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for governments to facilitate the growth of global connectivity by avoiding creeping re-regulation, maintaining the integrity of global standards, and addressing a capacity crisis. Collected and summari...
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Aviation Leaders Assemble in Sydney for IATA’s 74th Annual General Meeting

Aviation Leaders Assemble in Sydney for IATA’s 74th Annual General Meeting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Sydney, Australia, for the Association’s 74th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. Topics to be addres...
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Japan’s airports face security staff crunch ahead of 2020 Olympics

Japan’s airports face security staff crunch ahead of 2020 Olympics

Major airports in Japan are struggling to retain luggage inspectors due to low wages and long hours, leaving authorities concerned about anti-terrorism efforts ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the number of foreign visitors to Japan expected to continue....
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FAA & EASA to Host Annual Safety Conference

FAA & EASA to Host Annual Safety Conference

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will co-host the 17th Annual FAA-EASA International Safety Conference on June 19-21, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The three-day gathering will feature more than 15 plenaries, ...
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Allegiant Air faces scrutiny on safety, stock drops after TV report

Allegiant Air faces scrutiny on safety, stock drops after TV report

The parent company of Allegiant Air on Monday faced congressional calls for an inquiry into its safety record and a sharp drop in its stock price after a report by CBS News’ “60 Minutes” alleged the airline suffers a high...
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MRO Market Disruptors and Cybersecurity Problems Assessed

MRO Market Disruptors and Cybersecurity Problems Assessed

Oliver Wyman’s annual MRO survey reveals that aviation executives think the top three market disruptors over the next five years will be the growth in OEMs’ aftermarket activities, aftermarket consolidation and game-changing technologies. Derek Costanza, a...
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