Airline

November 12, 2007 - 5:31am

Over the last five years, no other region in the world has seen air travel, as measured by revenue-passenger kilometers and cargo traffic, grow faster than the Middle East, which has experienced an average growth rate of 12 percent. Boeing forecasts the future passenger traffic growth rate of the region to be 5.2 percent through 2026.

November 11, 2007 - 7:17pm

Both local and Western companies are enjoying a strong market for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the Middle East, due to increased airline activity and military aircraft fleets.

November 11, 2007 - 6:49pm

Over the last five years, no other region in the world has seen air travel, as measured by revenue-passenger kilometers and cargo traffic, grow faster than the Middle East, which has experienced an average growth rate of 12 percent. Boeing forecasts the future passenger traffic growth rate of the region to be 5.2 percent through 2026.

November 6, 2007 - 7:04am

Thales Aerospace hopes a proactive approach to customer services will help it both win repeat business for its avionics and in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems and sustain the investment needed to develop new products.

November 6, 2007 - 4:58am

In Boeing’s estimation, the Middle East will become the third largest market in the world for jumbo-sized airplanes over the next 20 years.

November 5, 2007 - 9:20am

ERA plans to recommend to the European Aviation Safety Agency and the European Commission a set of standards emphasizing the importance of preparation for handling the aftermath of aircraft accidents.

November 5, 2007 - 9:15am

With aviation’s effect on the environment garnering closer attention, regional airline delegates received fair warning from European Regions Airline Association (ERA) director general Mike Ambrose at their general assembly in Athens, Greece, last month to expect “massively increased pressure.” He said that airlines in the region accept the proposed European emissions trading scheme (ETS) as the “least harmful” economic instrument proposed as a

November 2, 2007 - 10:18am

“A troubling trend has developed that threatens to harm business aviation in unimaginable ways–complacency,” claims Aviation Security International. The Houston-based firm, which provides security information and training, said most flight departments fall “in the middle to low end” when it comes to aviation security. One of the weakest security links, according to ASI, is the FBO.

November 1, 2007 - 6:34am

Not surprisingly, talk of user fees dominated at NBAA’07 as aviation leaders laid out their strategy for countering airline tactics aimed at shifting more FAA costs onto general aviation. Solid progress in the fight against user fees has been made, according to industry officials speaking at a special user-fee forum at the show, but the general aviation community needs to continue its involvement in the fight against them.

November 1, 2007 - 5:42am
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AIN has surveyed charter operators throughout the U.S. and farther afield, and the consensus is clear: demand for charter aircraft has never been higher. A strong economy, the global market, deteriorating airline service and the advent of jet card and membership programs have all contributed to the industry’s health.

 
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