The new Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) passenger jet which NASA will design and develop will have a “heart beat” instead of a big boom. With a “low boom” design specification, the QueSST jet, will be quieter and more environmentally friendly […]
Gogo says users should expect “significantly” better W-Fi connections as a result of the upgrade to the satellite modem used in its Next Generation 2Ku and Ku satellite technologies.
The new modem “will significantly increase throughput from the satellite to end users” Gogo states, promising speeds of up to 400 Mbps to an aircraft. The modem will also support streaming of films and television programming viewed on the internet.
Finnair and Helsinki Airport are heating up fashion with a very special runway show, on the heels of its popular Match Made in HEL. This May 24, Finnair and Helsinki Airport will turn the airport’s Runway 2 into a unique fashion catwalk […]
As SAS prepares for the launch of its first flight from Stockholm to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on March 14, the airline announces recent improvements at the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) which will make check-in and pre-departure more seamless and comfortable for customers.
With recent improvements by the Star Alliance at TBIT passengers flying on member airlines, like SAS, will find a single check-in zone with new automated check-in kiosks available.
“More than 90% of DFW passengers are carrying smartphones and want information regarding their travel instantly,” said Sean Donohue, chief executive officer of DFW Airport. “The DFW Mobile App and our new Apple Watch app allow us to provide customers real-time information tailored to their particular journey, and another example of how we are leveraging the use of technology to provide an overall customer experience that is warm welcoming and efficient.”
The five airports recognised have demonstrated industry leadership though their environmental and sustainability programmes.
Each year, since 1997, ACI-NA has recognised airport members for their efforts to protect and preserve the environment through specific programs, initiatives, or projects.
Airports can win one of four award categories.
Mitigation; Outreach/Education/Community Involvement; Innovative/Special Projects
Aviation works every day at getting better. Sometimes it succeeds and other times, well..it takes a leap backwards.
In honour of leap-day, I thought we could review some of the many leaps aviation has taken over the past year.
Perhaps these will inspire and encourage more innovation and improvement in future.
Thales will develop and build a Complementary Ground Component (CGC) terminal for Inmarsat’s new European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed inflight connectivity (IFC) solution.
Inmarsat first announced its interest in building a hybrid network in Europe which would capitalise on both satellite and cellular tower infrastructure to make high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi connections more readily available in the European skies back in 2014, announcing a projected launch date for the end of 2016.