Today is Apple’s Yay! New Product Day! Meh. As a long-time fan of Apple, writing this on an Apple computer, I am strongly indifferent about today’s reveals. I was lukewarm last time too. Maybe I want an iPad Pro, maybe I’ll want a smaller […]
Through a joint initiative, Inmarsat and the European Space Agency (ESA) will optimise the airspace and airport capacity in Europe, reducing flight times, aircraft fuel burn, and associated CO2 emissions.
Dubbed the Iris Service Evolution program, Inmarsat will head a consortium of more than 30 companies across the aviation industry who will collaborate to develop a technical, commercial and operational roadmap for Europe’s long-term air traffic communications demand.
Alitalia is the official airline partner of the newly created Iris consortium.
The Department of Transportation has now issued a formal ban on the usage and carriage of e-cigarettes on commercial and some chartered flights.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the final rule today which will apply “to all scheduled flights of U.S. and foreign carriers involving transportation in, to, and from the U.S.,” the USDOT writes.
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.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged the Thai government to address critical issues of safety, capacity and costs. “Aviation is critical to Thailand’s economic success. It is the backbone of the tourism industry and provides critical global business […]
Alitalia has issued a statement of an incident of laser interference with flight crew on the aircraft carrying Pope Francis during his mission to Mexico.
Crew on flight AZ4000 reported on Friday 12 February, that during the landing phase of flight at Mexico City Airport, they were flashed by a laser light pointed at the aircraft. The Airbus A330 was transporting the Pontiff Havana to Mexico City.
In a meeting with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) aviation leaders during the Singapore Airshow, FAA Administrator, Michael Huerta, has signed a milestone Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP) agreement with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). This is a first of its kind agreement […]
Shortly after a new SAFO issued by the FAA on the carriage of Lithium batteries, the NTSB calls for stringent regulations of Lithium Ion battery carriage in cargo. The call for greater controls on lithium-ion batteries results from its investigation into the […]