Airlines

Europe's RNP AR 0.1 debuts with Atlantic A319

March 23, 2012 2

Atlantic Airways has taken delivery of an Airbus A319 that will allow it to become the first airline in Europe to use one of the most precise satellite-assisted Performance-Based Navigation approaches. The 144-seat aircraft has […]

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Global emissions fix urged to prevent backlash

March 21, 2012 0

China has blocked German flag carrier Lufthansa from obtaining A380 landing rights at Shanghai in a gesture designed to signal defiance of the European Union’s Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS). Lufthansa chairman and CEO Christoph […]

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Rising oil prices hit profitability

March 21, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a downgrade to its industry outlook for 2012 primarily due to rising oil prices. IATA expects airlines to turn a global profit of $3.0 billion in 2012 […]

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Aviation: trillion-dollar role in wealth creation

March 21, 2012 1

Over 56 million jobs worldwide and $2.2 trillion in GDP are supported by aviation, according to a new report released at the global Aviation & Environment Summit in Geneva. The report, Aviation: benefits beyond borders, […]

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FAA to optimise Northern California airspace

March 20, 2012 0

Acting Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta and aviation partners have launched a collaborative effort to make air traffic control more efficient, help airlines improve on-time performance, and reduce emissions generated by aircraft flying into and […]

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Sensitive airline data to deliver NextGen case

March 13, 2012 0

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to request highly sensitive information from airlines as part of a detailed fact-finding mission to justify future NextGen investment. The latest NextGen Implementation Plan which has just been […]

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Global accidents hit new low: IATA

March 12, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has disclosed that the 2011 accident rate for Western-built jets was the lowest in aviation history, surpassing the previous mark set in 2010. The 2011 global accident rate (measured […]

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ATC Global: Thales presents FlyBrief

March 8, 2012 0

Thales has enhanced its solution with FlyBrief, a pilot briefing application on iPAD. FlyBrief enables pilots to create and prepare their flight briefing directly on their iPAD through an intuitive geographical interface, and to update […]

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TAWS mandate urged by Buddha Air probe

March 8, 2012 0

All operators in Nepal could soon be required to install Terrain Awareness Warning Systems following recommendations made in the wake of last September’s Buddha Air crash, according to the Deccan Herald. Human error was cited […]

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Tampa police to install laser filters

March 5, 2012 0

The US Tampa Police Department Aviation Unit is to fit laser armour light interference filters to its night vision goggles in a bid to protect its pilots and aircrew members from malicious laser attacks. The […]