ITT Exelis, Metron integrate ATM technologies

September 10, 2012 0

ITT Exelis and Metron Aviation are collaborating to develop a joint product offering, Symphony OpsVue with Harmony to provide airport and airline customers with a comprehensive view of their operations in the air and on […]


Qantas launches Boeing iPad performance tool

September 6, 2012 0

Qantas is to launch the new Boeing Onboard Performance Tool (OPT) for iPad to give pilots the ideal speeds and engine settings for any aircraft, in any weather, on any runway, helping to achieve significant […]


28,000 new aircraft needed in next 20 years

September 4, 2012 0

European airframer Airbus predicts airlines will buy 28,200 aircraft over the next 20 years – five per cent higher than forecasts made a year earlier. Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast (GMF) identifies a need for […]


ELFAA sees continued low fares industry growth

August 31, 2012 0

ELFAA member airlines continue to lead the way in the European aviation sector, with latest statistics showing a 5.6% increase in passenger numbers year-on-year from July 2011 until June 2012. “ELFAA hails this result, particularly […]


Growth slows again in July: IATA

August 30, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for July showing slower growth in both air travel and freight, but with considerable variation by region and market. July passenger demand in aggregate was […]


US airlines buck downturn, rising costs

August 29, 2012 0

The largest US airlines have delivered record operational performance and great customer value, despite economic challenges and rising costs that led to a $1 billion loss for the first half of 2012. “From a consumer […]


China leads Asia Pacific in aviation job growth

August 28, 2012 0

Boeing predicts the Asia Pacific region will require hundreds of thousands of new commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians over the next 20 years to support airline fleet modernisation and the rapid growth of air […]


Alaska's Ayer handed NextGen role

August 21, 2012 0

Alaska Air group chairman Bill Ayer will become chairman of the RTCA NextGen Advisory Committee in October as the two-year term of the current head, JetBlue president and CEO Dave Barger comes to an end. […]


Jet Airways selects LHT Systems flight ops

August 21, 2012 0

India’s Jet Airways, is expanding its cooperation with Lufthansa Systems by using the NetLine/Ops operations control system to optimize the airline’s flight operations processes. This system makes it even easier for airlines to optimize flight […]


Growth for NextGen Alliance

August 20, 2012 0

The ranks of a US organisation formed to press forward the implementation of NextGen and avoid gridlock in the sky have grown to number more than 1,000 members. The National Alliance for the Advancement of […]