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Safety Dimension

As air traffic grows in Europe’s skies, so does the challenge to ensure that its airports are safely accessible at all times. BLUEGNSS, a project … More ››

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Designing The Future

Thales’s Vincent Megaïdes, flight avionics strategy director, and André Cléroux, product line manager, were interviewed recently about their vision of aviation in 2040. It went … More ››

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COMPAIR & Contrast

Technological changes undermine the need for air traffic management (ATM) monopolies so opening the market to competition may prove worthwhile, according to a new EC-funded … More ››

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Ramping Up

From The Overlook at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), a public observation area, enthusiasts can witness aircraft landing and taking off from the world’s … More ››

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Digital Roadmap

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Digital Transformation in Airports, reveals that increased passenger traffic and global capacity constraints will drive airport IT spending to $4.63 … More ››

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No Limits

Aviation safety can be taken to new levels, says Gilberto López Meyer, IATA’s senior vice president, safety and flight operations. Fifteen years after the first IATA … More ››

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Urbi et Orbi

NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure … More ››

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Ticket To Ride

A new study on air fares claims to reveal the real determinants of airline ticket pricing. At a recent ACI EUROPE airport investment symposium, a … More ››

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Unintended Consequences

When US legislators passed a bill in 2010 requiring longer rest periods and more flight training for commercial airline pilots, the goal was to improve … More ››

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Professor Per Enge

Per K Enge, the Stanford professor who was one of the world’s foremost experts in global positioning system (GPS) technologies, died on April 22 at … More ››

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