Airlines

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 […]

Airlines

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 […]

Airlines

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 […]

Airlines

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 […]

Airlines

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 […]

Airlines

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 […]

Airlines

Singapore Airlines selects Rockwell Collins

February 15, 2012 0

Singapore Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins avionics, including its WXR-2100 MultiScan Threat Detection System and GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR), for up to 15 new Airbus A330s. Deliveries are expected to begin in 2013. “Singapore Airlines […]

Airlines

Honeywell's GBAS debuts at Bremen

February 13, 2012 0

The satellite-based precision approach system GBAS (Ground Based Augmentation System) has received the German type certification as a primary landing system by the Federal Supervisory Authority for Air Navigation Services (BAF). It may now be […]

Airlines

UK's easyJet to trial electric taxiing system

February 9, 2012 0

UK carrier easyJet will be the first airline to support the development and trial of the innovative new electric green taxiing system (EGTS) in collaboration with Honeywell and Safran. Due to the high frequency and […]