FAA Proposes $869,125 Civil Penalty Against Compass Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes an $869,125 civil penalty against Compass Airlines, LLC, of St. Louis, Mo., for allegedly failing to provide flight crews with complete weather information. The FAA alleges the company, which does business as Delta Connection, operated 47 flights between May 18, 2015 and June 19, 2015 […]

Qantas Unveils First Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas has unveiled its first Boeing Dreamliner, the game-changing aircraft that will open up new routes and new levels of comfort for travellers. The latest addition to the Qantas fleet, the 787-9 Dreamliner features next generation seating in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class, with more space and a lower passenger count than most of […]

3 Injured On Skywest CRJ-700 Flight To Chicago

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Skywest Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of American Airlines was performing flight from Atlanta to Chicago O’Hare, when the crew decided to divert to Saint Louis reporting a flight attendant had sustained a head injury as result of turbulence. The aircraft landed safely in Saint Louis about 25 minutes later. The FAA reported one […]

NASA Continues Sonic Boom Research With F-18s

Reading Time: < 1 minute This month, a research program called SonicBAT II (short for Sonic Booms in Atmospheric Turbulence), is set to begin to help understand sonic booms and how to reduce the noise associated with supersonic flight. The program is a partnership between NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, Langley Research Center […]

Aviation Attempts To Make Environmental Issues Less Severe

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since the first commercial flight in 1914, the aviation industry has completely changed and grown to a major transport business. Rapid population growth is increasing aviation popularity and more frequent usage. For example, in 2011 2.8 billion passengers travelled by the air, whereas in 2016 the number grew to 3.6 billion air travellers. Therefore, these […]

Is Emirates CEO About To Step Down?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The end of Clark’s reign as president of the world’s biggest international airline is a topic that has been cropping up increasingly often as turbulence envelops the Gulf aviation industry. Some sources have told Aviation Business that Clark’s departure might come as early as autumn this year. Those reports are unconfirmed, and Clark himself has […]

What Do You Know About the Evolution of Full Flight Simulators?

Reading Time: 7 minutes As experienced pilots and instructors say, the sense of flight is unnatural for a human being. Therefore, the methods of pilot training have been relevant since the appearance of the first aircraft. Nowadays, flight simulation is critical to the operation of civil and military aircraft organisations. Much of training previously done in aircraft now is […]

UAE Sets Out Its Goals For Infrastructure

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UAE is aiming to take top ranking in the air transport infrastructure sector of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index by 2021. Delivering the keynote address at the Global Airport Leaders’ Forum in Dubai – part of the annual Airports Show – His Excellency Omar Bin Ghalib, Deputy Director General of the country’s […]

Delta Is Testing Facial Recognition Technology

Reading Time: 2 minutes Delta is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, a $600,000 investment that allows customers to quickly, securely and easily check their own bags. One machine will be equipped to test facial recognition technology to match customers with their passport photos through identification verification, a first for U.S. carriers. […]

Families, Sports and Fun Lovers to Drive Private Aviation in 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutes Within growing commercial airlines ticket fees and increased discomfort features about flying first class, the market for private jets has increased firmly. Nowadays, private flights are popular not only stereotypically for business, but also for private tourism, sport or entertainment industries as well. Growing demand can be associated not only with intensified terrorism attacks, but […]