AIN Air Transport Perspective

Nav Canada air traffic controller
Jul 2, 2012 - 10:00 AM
The recently announced Aireon joint venture will serve to close gaps in the already extensive ADS-B coverage provided by Nav Canada.
Jim Albaugh
Jul 2, 2012 - 10:00 AM
Boeing has named Raymond Conner to replace Jim Albaugh as head of BCA.
Eyjafjallajökull volcano
Jun 28, 2012 - 9:28 AM
An group established by ICAO has issued a series of recommendations to mitigate the effects of volcanic ash on air transport.
Thales is preparing to introduce its new Avant in-flight entertainment system and also the AVA wireless streaming feature.
Jun 25, 2012 - 1:30 PM
Thales is expanding its in-flight entertainment and connectivity support network through its alliance with British Airways.
Mike Arcamone
Jun 25, 2012 - 1:25 PM
Bombardier Commercial Airplanes president Mike Arcamone has expressed satisfaction with progress on the C Series.
Lazard says some investors expect to see a so-called "super-cycle" with no foreseeable tail-off in airliner output rates.
Jun 25, 2012 - 1:20 PM
According to fund manager Lazard, expectations of a prolonged upcycle driven by strong commercial aircraft backlogs are driving mergers and acquisitions.
Biofuel made from sugar cane
Jun 25, 2012 - 1:15 PM
Biofuel flights transported government dignitaries to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
U.S. states such as Washington have been trying to establish biofuels centers of excellence but now their efforts may be undermined by the U.S. government.
Jun 25, 2012 - 1:10 PM
The proposed restrictions on the U.S. military buying biofuels could stunt the country's emerging leadership in this technology.