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  • Political Instability a Threat to Gulf Airline Industry

    The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) top official believes that political instability in the Middle East is posing a threat to the region’s airline industry growth.  The Middle East airline industry has not yet totally recovered from the Arab Spring – the 2010 series of protests and demonstrations across the region. That’s the view of […]

  • The Perks of Smaller Airlines for Kick-Start of Pilot’s Career

    Many in the aviation sector have at some point encountered operational disruption, as a result of the growing pilot shortage. Just this year airlines like Norwegian, Ryanair and Hong Kong Express had to cancel flights due to scarcity of pilots. As the increasing demand for air travel is only making the situation, worse, major airlines […]

  • Smart Way for Estonia to Avoid Illegal State Airline Support?

    2015 was a rough year for Estonia and its national flag carriers. After European Commission concluded the airline had been given illicit state aid, Estonian Air went bankrupt as it could not afford to return the sums – € 85 million. At the same period of time, as a contingency plan, Estonian state established new […]

  • How Cryptocurrencies Are Changing Private Jet Travel

    For private jet passengers, time and reliability are paramount when booking a flight. Flexibility and safety is also within the coveted traits of this market. During the past few months, a new payment method, the cryptocurrencies, have propelled this market to new heights, granting clients with a swifter, secure and universal transaction system. Speed and […]

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Pilot Training

Real Benefits to Aviation from a Virtual Source

From video games to aviation, and even video games about aviation, virtual reality has a strong foothold in society; and thanks to rapidly developing technologies virtual reality is earning an invaluable place in the very real field of aviation. More effective training for pilots and mechanics In the purest sense, virtual reality is already implemented […]

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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 […]

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Simulators Industry

What Procedures Must Be Followed to Keep Full Flight Simulator Operable?

A purchase agreement for a full flight simulator has already been signed. The facility has already been prepared and is in anticipation of the new inhabitant. What follows next? How to ensure that the newly manufactured FFS operates properly or will serve successfully after the relocation is carried out? Some terminology to keep in mind […]

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