Airlines


Zurich airport projects cut environmental impact, boost passenger connectivity

Skyguide is overcoming one of the disadvantages of the ‘first come, first served’ principle where aircraft queuing at arrival route entry points just before the … More ››

European airlines pursuing safety complaint over strike impact, shortage of ATC staff

British Airways owner IAG and Ryanair are planning to submit a complaint to the European Commission claiming that French air traffic control is not adequately protecting … More ››

160m passengers face being grounded, €88bn lost to aviation economy as Europe struggles with serious capacity challenges up to 2040

European aviation will fail to cope with the demand for flights over the next 20 years with around 160 million passengers unable to fly by … More ››

ERA seeks ADS-B let-off for costly, older aircraft

Europe’s regional airlines are seeking an exemption on retrofitting ADS-B surveillance equipment where there is no obvious safety benefit. In a statement, the European Airlines … More ››

Eurocontrol alert system to warn all controllers on aircraft judged ‘unsafe’ to transit EU airspace

Eurocontrol has deployed a new system to prevent unsafe aircraft from entering European airspace. Since November 2016, any non-European aircraft that enters the European Union needs … More ››

ATC staff shortages, strikes disrupting plans of millions of airline passengers this summer

Europe’s largest airline Ryanair is calling for urgent action by the European Commission and the 28 EU member states to call a halt to the … More ››

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 ››

Rockwell Collins’ next-gen MMR now certified and set to enter 737 MAX service this summer

Rockwell Collins’ GLU-2100 next-generation Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR) for air transport aircraft has achieved certification with Boeing and will enter into service on the 737 MAX with several … More ››

Drone collision guidance issued to pilots and air traffic control

British pilot and air traffic control bodies have worked together to create guidance in preventing drone collisions. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) and the … More ››

FAA approves 777X folding composite wingtips

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Boeing’s folding CFRP wingtip design for its two 777X aircraft variants, the 777-8 and 777-9 allowing the aircraft to use standard … More ››