Airlines

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 […]

Airlines

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 […]

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UPS, FedEx urged to adopt new pilot fatigue rules

March 2, 2012 0

US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has reportedly met with the US cargo airlines United Parcel Service and FedEx Corp to urge them to adopt the same pilot fatigue rules that are now imposed on passenger […]

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FAA to boost metroplex airspace efficiency

March 2, 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 in and […]

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Global air traffic surges, cargo down

February 29, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said global passenger demand for January rose 5.7 per cent, but air freight declined by eight per cent compared with the same month in 2011. Passenger capacity in January […]

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Karlsruhe scores data link comms first

February 29, 2012 0

Four more airlines have now started using data link communications with the Upper Area Control Centre in Karlsruhe since it became the first national control centre to introduce data link on 26 January. DFS Deutsche […]

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US Air Force refuses to equip with iPads: report

February 28, 2012 0

The US Air Force has reportedly scrapped plans to purchase nearly 3,000 iPads for its pilots due to security fears, according to RT.com. The deal was apparently cancelled after officials – learning the tablet’s popular […]

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VIDEO: LAN debuts first LatAm PBN route

February 24, 2012 0

LAN Airlines has successfully flown Latin America’s first continuously guided flight from takeoff to landing using Performance-based Navigation (PBN) technology. The Green Skies of Peru project, a collaborative effort among LAN, GE Aviation, Peru’s air […]

Airlines

Non-EU summit signals emissions revolt

February 24, 2012 0

Russia could withhold permits from European airlines wanting to fly over Siberia on routes from Europe to Asia, if the European Union does not back down on its controversial inclusion of airlines in its emissions […]