TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE AIRPORTS OF THE FUTURE

TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE AIRPORTS OF THE FUTURE

The ongoing boom in travel demand within Asia Pacific, together with challenges posed by climate change and growing global instability, as well as the pace of technological change in the lives we all lead, will shape airports that might –...
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FAA requires airlines to replace GEnx-2B fuel manifolds

FAA requires airlines to replace GEnx-2B fuel manifolds

The Federal Aviation Administration is ordering airlines to replace fuel manifolds on some GE Aviation GEnx-2B67 engines, which power Boeing 747-8s, due to the risk of an engine fire. Collected and summarized from the source below by Quynh Hoa https://www.flig...
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ATSB Attributes Inflight Shutdown to Chemical Residue

ATSB Attributes Inflight Shutdown to Chemical Residue

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) recently released an investigative report involving an engine occurrence that led to a European Aviation Safety Agency airworthiness directive mandating the replacement of corrosion-inducing cleaning processes for ...
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Investigator calls for take-off acceleration monitoring

Investigator calls for take-off acceleration monitoring

The British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has called for a simple data-driven system to detect if aircraft are accelerating normally on take-off, following its investigation into a serious incident involving a Boeing 737. Collected and summarized f...
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GA: Delta Using Facial Recognition Throughout ATL International Terminal

GA: Delta Using Facial Recognition Throughout ATL International Terminal

International travelers flying out of Atlanta can now check in for a Delta flight, go through security and board a plane using facial recognition instead of showing their passports. On Thursday, Delta Air Lines unveiled new facial recognition cameras that...
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American Air Pilots Group Wants More Training on Aircraft Involved in Lion Crash

American Air Pilots Group Wants More Training on Aircraft Involved in Lion Crash

American Airlines Group Inc. pilots want the carrier to offer more training on Boeing Co.’s 737 Max to better understand new anti-stall software, after a preliminary report on an Indonesia plane crash suggested that aircraft malfunctions left aviators overwh...
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Emerging technologies helping airports tackle increasing security threats

Emerging technologies helping airports tackle increasing security threats

New technology plays a vital role to ensure security at airports at a time when new vulnerabilities are emerging with the merger of cyber and physical threats. The Airport Security Market is projected to hit US$16 billion by 2024, according...
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New technologies will enable ATM organizations to safely manage growth

New technologies will enable ATM organizations to safely manage growth

Air traffic management organizations should embrace new technologies to safely manage growing air traffic, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) said at its annual safety conference. CANSO said automation advantages include enabling air traffi...
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Lion Air Boeing MAX Crash Report Details Auto-Trim Issues

Lion Air Boeing MAX Crash Report Details Auto-Trim Issues

Preliminary report by the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee into the Oct. 29 crash details the maintenance timeline for the MAX 8. The report confirms that the pilots struggled with the automatic trim as it responded to faulty inputs, althoug...
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Lion Air Aircraft That Crashed Experienced Tech Problems on 4 Previous Flights

Lion Air Aircraft That Crashed Experienced Tech Problems on 4 Previous Flights

Faulty equipment and Indonesian carrier Lion Air’s own safety failures had pilots fighting for control of their Boeing 737 MAX 8 as it plunged into the Java Sea on Oct. 28, killing all 189 people aboard. It’s clear already that...
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