Latest news

Editor’s Choice

  • Outsourcing: A Saving Grace For Air Berlin?

    Avia Solutions Group offers airlines a way to save up to 150 million euro per year. It would be an underestimation to say that Air Berlin is having a bad year, topping even 2016, when the carrier reported a loss of 782 million euro. With Etihad out of the picture, and only a governmental loan […]

  • How Blockchain And Cloud Can Reinforce Cyber Security In Commercial Aviation?

    From keeping aircraft in the air to checking passengers in, aviation organizations rely heavily on IT systems. But data collected from the growing number of aircraft, routes and passengers has increased the pressure on these systems, while legacy and inflexible IT systems are also leaving airlines vulnerable to the growing threat of cyber-attacks. Jeff Cass, […]

  • Hurricane Irma Could Cost The US Airline Industry $2.5 Billion

    As the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic bears down on Miami, the impact that this superstorm will have on aviation is perhaps the last thing on the mind of the more than 20 million Americans that call the state of Florida home. Hurricane Irma is currently battering the Caribbean, causing billions of […]

  • How And Why Airlines Sell You Tickets That Do Not Exist?

    According to ABC News, in 2016, 46 000 US travelers were bumped from flights. In Britain, even more, 50 000 passengers were asked to leave the plane the same year. Many airlines worldwide deliberately overbook their flights for economic reasons ruining thousands vacation and business plans. Airlines do everything to maximize profit by selling extra […]

View all

Pilot Training

Emirates Flight Training Academy Receives Delivery Of First Training Aircraft

Emirates Flight Training Academy, the state of the art flight training facility being developed by Emirates to respond to the global aviation industry’s need for pilots, has taken delivery of its first two Cirrus SR22 G6 training aircraft in Dubai. These are the first of the 22 single-piston engine Cirrus aircraft that have been ordered […]

View all

Cabin Crew

UK Cabin Crew Trainer Turns To Virtual Reality

UK-based cabin trainer manufacturer EDM has introduced virtual reality (VR) headsets in cabin crew training to meet an increasing demand from airlines for the modern technology. The headsets will be used in conjunction with EDM’s existing fuselage mock-ups. EDM’s product range also includes replicas of aircraft doors to instruct flight attendants on how to open […]

View all

Simulators Industry

How To Properly Take Care Of Power Supply Units?

A power supply unit (PSU) is a complex of a wide range of elements the purpose of which is to provide power. A power supply unit (PSU) is a complex of a wide range of elements the purpose of which is to provide power. Small items can be powered by a few PSUs, however, such […]

View all