Tag: collaboration

EasyJet Teams Up with Munich RE

Munich Re, in collaboration with easyJet, has designed a comprehensive product that for the first time provides cover for airline flight cancellations. The policy provides financial protection against various large shock events that lead to business interruption losses in aviation. Examples of such events include volcanic ash clouds, severe winter storms, or the grounding of […]

Emirates Group and Etihad Aviation Sign Deal on Security

Emirates Group Security and Etihad Aviation Group announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in aviation security, the first deal between the two aviation companies. In a statement on Monday, Emirates Group said the agreement “signals the importance of closer collaboration in aviation security” to make use of joint synergies and boost […]

IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents onboard aircraft increased in 2015. Some 10,854 unruly passenger incidents were reported to IATA by airlines worldwide last year. This equates to one incident for every 1,205 flights, an increase from the 9,316 incidents reported in 2014 (or one incident […]

Aviation Australia, Airways New Zealand Form New Training Centre

Training company Aviation Australia and air navigation services provider Airways New Zealand have formed a joint-venture to train new air traffic controllers. The pair will open a new facility at Aviation Australia’s Brisbane training campus featuring total control radar and aerodrome simulators that will cater for international students, with Airways New Zealand to run ab-initio air […]

IATA Joins European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), to further its objectives for safe, secure and sustainable air transport, has become a full member of the European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE). Since 1963 EUROCAE has developed performance specifications to facilitate the standardization of aviation technologies. It is a non-profit international organization composed of manufacturers, service […]

Lufthansa Technik’s Partnership With EasyJet at London Gatwick Airport

Lufthansa Technik Maintenance International (LTMI) and easyJet have signed a contract for extensive collaboration at London Gatwick Airport (LGW). With a fleet of 55 aircraft, Gatwick is the largest base for the low-cost airline. As part of this five-year collaboration, Lufthansa Technik (as the Part 145 maintenance organization) will handle Light Base Maintenance (LBM) inputs and […]