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Could AI Fix Aircraft Turns? Assaia Examines the Costs of Inefficiencies

    Aviation technology company Assaia has just published a report that delves into the dynamics of aircraft turnaround times. The company identifies opportunities to save airports, airlines, and passengers time and money. As a bonus, optimizing aircraft turn-around times will also improve aviation’s environmental footprint.

    EASA Sheds Light on Environmental Sustainability During an Aircraft’s End-of-Life Stage

      When it comes to environmental sustainability in aviation, most of the attention is usually focused on fuel emissions. However, another essential aspect often goes unnoticed: an aircraft’s End-of-Life (EoL) stage. Recently, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) took a pioneering step in this field by releasing a comprehensive study titled ‘Assessment of the environmental sustainability status in the Aviation Maintenance and Production Organisation (M&P) Domain.’

      Cathay Pacific's August 2023 Traffic Figures: Stats to Know

      Cathay Pacific’s August 2023 Traffic Figures: Stats to Know

        Cathay Pacific Airways recently announced its traffic numbers for August 2023, reflecting a strong recovery. The airline carried over 10 million passengers in the first eight months 2023. The airline is on an upward trajectory, with a 603% increase in passenger numbers compared to August 2022.

        United Airlines Promotes Michael Leskinen to CFO

          United Airlines has appointed Michael Leskinen as its new Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. The announcement also confirms Leskinen’s inclusion into United’s Executive Team.

          Avianca and Breeze Airways Renew Volantio Partnership

            What do Avianca, the world’s second longest-operating flagship airline (by a couple of months),* and Breeze Airways, an innovative low-cost carrier launched in 2021, have in common? Both recently announced a major renewal of their partnerships with Atlanta-based tech company Volantio.

            “It’s Who You Travel With”: LOT Polish Airlines Unveils New Brand Campaign

              LOT Polish Airlines has launched a fresh and emotionally resonant brand campaign aptly titled “It’s Who You Travel With.” Orchestrated by GREY Group Poland, the campaign underpins the deep-rooted values and heritage of LOT Polish Airlines while accentuating the significance of multi-generational brand experiences.

              A Closer Look at IOSA’s Two Decades of Airline Safety Oversight

                Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) stands at the forefront of the industry’s commitment to airline safety. Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, at the IATA World Safety and Operations Conference, the airline association underscored the significant strides achieved by the IOSA program over the past two decades.

                NetForecast Debuts QMap Airport for Enhanced Cellular Performance Monitoring

                  In today’s interconnected world, communication is the lifeblood of smooth operations, especially at bustling airports. Introducing the QMap Airport by NetForecast, poised to redefine cellular performance monitoring. Pioneers in internet quality monitoring, NetForecast unveils the QMap Airport solution at the APEX/IFSA Global 2023 event.

                  KLM Presents Proposal to Ground Personnel Unions

                    On Friday, September 16, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines presented its proposal to the five unions representing KLM staff with the aim of reaching a fresh collective agreement (CLA) for the airline’s ground personnel.