Flybe partners with AirDat to provide real-time data

December 7, 2011 0

AirDat, a private US-based weather forecaster, and Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, have announced a partnership to provide real-time meteorological data for Europe directly from Flybe’s 83-strong fleet of aircraft. Flybe aircraft will be the […]


EasyGroup and Rubicon to study African LCC

December 5, 2011 0

easyGroup, controlled by EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has tied up with Rubicon, a UK investment firm, to explore launching a low-cost carrier for Africa. The plan is to hire a team of five aviation […]


Evergreen prepares for GPS augmentation trials

November 30, 2011 0

Evergreen Airlines has confirmed that it is to begin equipping the first of six Boeing 747 freighters with a Universal Avionics flight management system to boost GPS accuracy using a variety of global satellite-based augmentation […]


El Al to become WheelTug launch customer

November 10, 2011 0

WheelTug has developed technology that temporarily turns aircraft into electric hybrids, helping to save fuel, cut emissions and help keep arrivals and departures on time. And it might soon be found in El Al Israel […]


Atlantic Airways pioneers new navigation technology

September 29, 2011 0

Atlantic Airways, the national carrier of the Faroe Islands, will pioneer cutting-edge navigation technology to improve service reliability when it introduces the Airbus A319 to its fleet next year. The airline chose Quovadis, the Airbus […]


AF447 crash investigators convene human factors team

September 7, 2011 0

French air accident investigators at the Bureau d’Enquetes et d’Analyses (BEA) have launched the Human Factors Working Group that was trailed following the publication of the latest report into the Air France AF447 crash. This […]


All IATA airlines now listed on IOSA-register

April 24, 2009 1

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has confirmed that all 224 of its member airlines, comprising 93 per cent of all scheduled international air traffic, are now listed on the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) […]