Airlines

Airlines muscle in on Single Sky roll-out

January 23, 2013 0

EXCLUSIVE: UK budget carrier easyJet together with British Airways parent IAG, Lufthansa and Air France-KLM are rumoured to be joining forces in a bid to stop the costs of European air traffic modernisation efforts spiralling […]

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Low frequency device to avert bird strike threat

January 23, 2013 0

Researchers have developed a new device that fires low frequency sound waves, below the range of human hearing, to scare birds away from flight paths. Noise makers are often used to scare birds away from […]

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Datalink goes live at Skyguide

January 22, 2013 0

Swiss air navigation service provider Skyguide has commissioned a new electronic communication tool intended to be used between the aircraft cockpit and its Geneva and Dübendorf area control centres. The goal is to increase capacity […]

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Aventus NowCast debuts on SITA Cloud

January 22, 2013 0

AVTECH Sweden has added another major airline to its growing list of Aventus NowCast customers and is offering it on SITA’s ATI Cloud making it even easier to implement. The flight optimisation product will be […]

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Aviation safety is not at risk: European airline groups

January 22, 2013 0

Airline associations have joined forces to insist that harmonised Flight Time Limitation (FTL) rules ensure utmost safety in the air. Flight and cabin crew unions are today organising an EU-wide “Walkout for safety” to demonstrate […]

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New wake separation rules hold capacity key

January 21, 2013 0

New wake turbulence separation standards could play a crucial part in developing ‘super density’ operations at established major US airports in future. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) launched new wake categories in November together with […]

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Euro bizav reports intra-EU dip

January 21, 2013 0

European business aviation saw a dramatic close to 2012, with December figures indicating the worst monthly performance of the year, at -7.9%. With a deficit of close to 30,000 movements (-4.3% on an annual basis, […]

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Qatar Airways makes history with RNP AR

January 21, 2013 1

Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to fly an aircraft with a new navigational approach into the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, which has a highly complicated terrain surrounded by the Himalayan mountains. […]

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DWI supplies RAIM to Martinair

January 18, 2013 0

Martinair, the Netherlands-based cargo service, has adopted the GNSS RAIM/RNP Prediction Service (GRPS) to support its PBN operations. Martinair shall initially be obtaining RAIM predictions via the DWI standalone web-based User Interface, before switching to […]

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Industry group to study inflight gadget use

January 17, 2013 0

US Government and industry experts including representatives from the mobile technology and aviation manufacturing industries, pilot and flight attendant groups, and airlines, have kicked off their first meeting to study portable electronic devices (PEDs). The […]