Tag: efficiency

Airlines And Airports To Invest $33bn In IT In 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes Airlines and airports are estimated to spend nearly US$33 billion on IT this year, according to the SITA 2017 Air Transport IT Trends Insights. And they are focusing their technology investments on similar priorities. Top of the agenda for CIOs at both airlines and airports, are investments in cyber security and cloud services. In addition, […]

Airbus To Upgrade World’s Largest Passenger Jet A380 Jumbo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, the “A380plus”. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4% fuel burn savings. Added to an optimised A380 maintenance programme and the enhanced cabin features first shown at Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in […]

Embraer Rolls Out The Most Efficient Commercial Jet in the World

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2. With the first flight scheduled for the coming months, the jet is expected to enter into service in the first half of 2019. “The E195-E2 has the potential to significantly […]

Three Trends Taking Off in Civil Aviation MRO in 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutes The civil aviation industry is one of the most asset-intensive industries in the world. With parts that are high-cost and low in numbers, even the slightest of improvements in asset functionality and maintenance can yield significant cost and efficiency advantages. Espen Olsen, Business Development and Sales for Aerospace & Defense at IFS explains how two […]

Malaysia Airlines Announce Order For Up To 50 Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 1 minute Malaysia Airlines has announced an order for 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The deal is valued at $2.75 billion dollars at current list prices. The order also includes purchase rights for additional 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 airplanes. “This deal is a game-changer for Malaysia Airlines with much lower costs and greater […]