Airlines

Universal's WAAS/SBAS-FMS and TAWS for Cree Nation airline

January 25, 2012 0

Canada’s Air Creebec is to fit its entire Q-Series Dash 8 fleet with Universal Avionics’s Wide Area Augmentation System/Satellite-Based Augmentation System Flight Management Systems (WAAS/SBAS-FMS) and Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (TAWS). They are the […]

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Europe's airlines report 7.1% passenger growth in 2011

January 20, 2012 0

European airlines carried 24 million more passengers in 2011 or a 7.1 percent increase but the trend is unlikely to last, the Association of European Airlines said Thursday. Preliminary figures released by the Association of […]

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Air France contracts navAero for multi-fleet EFB

January 17, 2012 0

navAero has secured an Air France contract for supplying the tBagC22 Electronic Flight Bag computer and display system hardware and technology/engineering services for the airline´s New Generation EFB programme. This initiative covers the airline’s fleet […]

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AeroMechanical Services signs new Canadian customer

January 17, 2012 0

AeroMechanical Services has signed a contract with an airline that will become the company´s largest Canadian customer for seven Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS) 220 and 12 of the next generation AFIRS 228B, for […]

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BMI offers NATS stake to Lufthansa

January 12, 2012 0

UK carrier BMI is reported to be discussing the sale of its shareholding in air traffic control service NATS to Lufthansa, to meet funding requirements ahead of its own sale to International Airlines Group (IAG). […]

Airlines

Carbon tax touted as Single European Sky finance source

January 5, 2012 0

The money raised by Europe’s controversial carbon trading scheme could soon be spent on overhauling its outdated air traffic system, writes Aimee Turner. Under plans to tackle climate change, airlines touching down or taking off […]

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FAA set to approve iPads for pilots

December 15, 2011 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reported to be preparing to approve the widespread use of Apple iPads in the cockpits of commercial aircraft to take the place of pilots’ electronic flight bags (EFB). The […]

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Countdown begins for mandatory ADS-B equipage

December 14, 2011 0

The Australian deadline for fitment of Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology in aircraft operating within Australian airspace at and above 29,000 feet (FL290) is now less than two years away. Australia’s air traffic control […]