New Generation of Boarding Passes

Passenger satisfaction is higher during the airline journey when self-service technologies are used, particularly at bag tag and collection, and passport checkpoints. This is according to the 2017 SITA Passenger IT Trends Survey, a global survey rby IT provider SITA and co-sponsored by Air Transport World. The survey shows that passengers rate their journey very highly […] via Airline Passengers Want Biometrics and Technology — Straylite Media Advertisements Continue reading New Generation of Boarding Passes

Why Airport Computer system Failure

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Airport computer systems crashed around the globe yesterday. The crash caused passenger delays, angst, and fright among travelers, but a more ominous question has arisen in light of this glitch. Could the next failure be a worldwide power grid outage? Thousands of travelers were grounded yesterday when a computer glitch […] via Airports Systems Just Crashed Globally; Could The Power Grid Be Next? — peoples trust toronto Continue reading Why Airport Computer system Failure

Airlines Carrier Steps up Go JetBlue

Photo by Gordon Gebert JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), the largest airline in Puerto Rico, today announced a multifaceted program to support both short-term relief and long-term recovery efforts on the island following the destruction from Hurricane Maria. 100x35JetBlue outlines the airline’s commitment to launching 35 initiatives over the next 100 days – and beyond – to support the […] via JetBlue Launches 100x35JetBlue, an Immediate and Long-Term Commitment to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief — Repeating Islands Continue reading Airlines Carrier Steps up Go JetBlue

President Trump Air Traffic Control

Earlier today President Trump delivered remarks surrounding the latest initiative to streamline government and bring efficiency to the air travel and commercial transportation industry. […] The previous administration spent over $7 billion trying to upgrade the system, and totally failed. Honestly, they didn’t know what the hell they were doing. A total waste of money […] via President Trump Air Traffic Control Initiative… — The Last Refuge Continue reading President Trump Air Traffic Control

Electric Aircraft Is Here

No details of costs in this IB Times report, but Eviation claims that its electric aircraft is made possible by a new aluminum air battery. As electric cars slowly become commonplace in towns and cities, electric planes are slowly edging their way out of science fiction and into the real world. At the International Paris […] via Electric planes have gone from April Fools joke to reality in two years — Tallbloke’s Talkshop Continue reading Electric Aircraft Is Here

Best Airlines in North America

Air Canada was today named Best Airline in North America by the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards at the International Paris Air Show. It is the sixth time in eight years Canada’s flag carrier has been named the continent’s best airline by Skytrax, whose survey of almost 20 million air travellers is recognized as the […] via Air Canada Named Best Airline in North America by Skytrax World Airline Awards at the Paris AirShow — Travel and Tour World Continue reading Best Airlines in North America

https://www.rt.com/business/393015-lockheed-deal-jets-sale/ US defense contractor Lockheed Martin is in the final stages of negotiating a multibillion-dollar deal to sell a record 440 F-35 fighter jets to a group of 11 countries including the United States; Reuters reports. The contract will be the biggest yet for the F-35 jets and will consist of three tranches over fiscal […] via Lockheed Martin about to close $37bn deal for F-35 jets — Follow The Money Continue reading

Red Bull Air Racing Sporting Event

Have fun checking out these photos! I took them during a long walk up and down the Embarcadero, before and during today’s Red Bull Air Race. What did I see? Read the captions! And if you happen to be in San Diego, the event continues tomorrow! There’s lots of cool sights to see! … I […] via Fun photos at the Red Bull Air Race! — Cool San Diego Sights! Continue reading Red Bull Air Racing Sporting Event

F-35A Demonstration In Paris 2017

Aviation Week, By Lara Seligman, 20 June 2017 Not as agile as the Super Hornet nor as fast as the Typhoon? Don’t you believe it, says Lockheed Martin test pilot Billie Flynn. He will put the F-35A through its paces at Le Bourget this week, proving that the aircraft is more maneuverable than any he […] via F-35 Demo Pilot: Paris Performance Will ‘Crush Years Of Misinformation’ — The Baltic Post Continue reading F-35A Demonstration In Paris 2017