Etihad Airways “Dissapointed” as Airberlin Files for Administration

Etihad Airways has issued the following statement on airberlin: “We have been informed that airberlin has filed for administration. “This development is extremely disappointing for all parties, especially as Etihad has provided extensive support to airberlin for its previous liquidity […]

Caroline Kennedy Elected to Boeing Board of Directors

There was progress for women in aerospace this week with Boeing’s announcement that Caroline Kennedy was elected to join the Board of Directors. Kennedy, 59, served as U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017 and is an author and […]

Cheapflights Offers Top Tips for Traveling with Tots has published a new guide to air travel with babies and toddlers, in preparation of the summer peak travel season. As families gear up for their annual vacation many are entering the bold new world of flying with kids […]

Flying Green: KLM Turns to Honeywell Tech to Curb Fuel Spending

KLM plans to its annual fuel costs by 5 percent for its airline and cargo operations with Honeywell’s GoDirect Fuel Efficiency Software. The airline will install the Paris Agreement-compliant Honeywell software across all divisions to reduce fuel use and cut […]

Aerospace Will Take the Lead In 3D Printing Technology

Favorable regulatory policy will lead to growth of Additive Manufacturing (AM) also known as 3D printing technology in the aerospace sector in the next decade. In a recent B2B technology survey, ABI Research finds that 44% of manufacturing companies currently […]

Boeing Invests in Video and Augmented Reality Tech

Boeing has purchased Pittsburg-based C360 Technologies which specializes in high-density video and distribution, including applications for live and on-demand augmented/virtual reality on multiple platforms. This investment is the latest by Boeing HorizonX’s venture arm established earlier this year, and the […]

SmartSky 4G LTE-based ATG Network Promises greater speed for less

SmartSky Networks, LLC, an aviation communications provider, announced its initial deployment of the U.S.’ first airborne 4G LTE-based air-to-ground (ATG) network. Using 60 MHz of spectrum and patented beamforming technology, SmartSky’s network will provide more than 10 times the typical […]

Early to rise: Benjamin Franklin Becomes Norwegian’s first American tailfin hero

Norwegian has announced Benjamin Franklin as its first American tailfin hero. The inventor and statesman, who was often called the “first American” because of his tireless campaigning to unify the colonies, will adorn the airline’s newest Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. […]

Thomas Cook Group Airlines Reveals New Sunstream Wireless IFE

Starting this summer, customers of Thomas Cook Group Airlines can connect to Sunstream, a new entertainment system with their own personal device and enjoy movies, TV series, music and magazines in flight. Passengers flying with Thomas Cook can book excursions […]