The Reality of European Airports and Future Prospects
Europe’s position as the most visited continent and the increase of the new destinations and routes to connect the world oblige European airports...
The Rivalry Between Heathrow and Gatwick Airports
By being the small island in a large ocean it is crucial for the United Kingdom to be well connected. It has had the world’s largest port and...
What Do We Know About Airbus A350 XWB?
Airbus is seeing its future with a new generation of long-range widebody airliners with better fuel efficiency, lower operating costs and reduced...
Will Bombardier’s CSeries Bring Triumph for the Manufacturer?
The huge buzz emerged after Delta placed a firm order for 75 CSeries Bombardier jets. Whether it is great a success or a sorrowful loss depends on...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues of $736 billion, that represents a 4.1% net profit margin. This will be the third consecutive year (and the third year in the industry’s history) in which […]
Boeing unveiled its 2016 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook for the Asia-Pacific region, projecting that more than 500,000 new pilots and technicians will be needed to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades. The outlook, a leading industry forecast of aviation personnel demand, anticipates the need for 248,000 new […]
The Fort Bliss, Texas- based platoon of 22 Soldiers with Delta Company, 2nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division handles the intricate care and 24-hour operations of the Tactical Unmanned Aviation System assigned the RQ-7B ‘Shadow’ in support of Iraqi forces with their fight against the Islamic State group. These […]
Chinese carriers have accelerated their international expansion pace as outbound travel continues to grow. In October, Beijing-based Air China experienced an 18.6% year-over-year (YOY) growth in RPKs on international routes. Shanghai-based China Eastern reported a 30.4% YOY growth; Guangzhou-based China Southern posted a 23.9% YOY growth; and Haikou-based Hainan Airlines saw a 47.4% YOY growth. […]
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Three Heathrow Flights in Three Days Brush with Drones
UK investigators have disclosed details of three more encounters, within three days, between commercial aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles in...
Tech Support Team Working on Solution to Deal with Drone Threats
The threat perception is real. Late in 2015, the Intelligence Bureau issued alerts of drone attacks in Delhi. Last month, Mumbai airport was put on...
Ryanair Uses FSTDs to Help Pilots Train Themselves
Most airline pilots approach their annual recurrent training simulator time with apprehension. They perceive the exercise to be more about testing...
CAE and Ryanair celebrated the success of CAE’s initial type-rating training program for the European airline and the training of the 2,000th Ryanair cadet trained at CAE’s training centre in Amsterdam. The celebration was attended by Ryanair and CAE management teams, along with Ryanair’s latest group of cadets, at CAE’s training centre in Amsterdam. “CAE […]
Ethiopian Aviation Academy manages the operations of Ethiopian Airlines. Ethiopian Aviation Academy is one of the leading modern African aviation institution. The Ethiopian Aviation Academy has been credited by the ICAO Regional Training Center of Excellence on May 11, 2016, as reported in a press release released in relation to Ethiopia Airlines. The mentioned award […]
Most airline pilots approach their annual recurrent training simulator time with apprehension. They perceive the exercise to be more about testing than training or learning, and with most airlines there is a lot of truth in that perception. Some airlines provide more recurrent training than regulations require because flight operations data monitoring (FDM) – a […]