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November 11, 2007 - 7:30pm

Arinc (Stand W416) has unveiled a gate check-in system that aims to cut costs for airports and airlines by allowing them to take advantage of so-called “common-use” passenger check-in platforms.

Arinc’s Muse technology lets several airlines share the same gates using common workstations in an arrangement that streamlines and simplifies gate check-in procedures, the company said.

November 11, 2007 - 6:53pm

Arinc is increasing its investments in Middle East aviation infrastructure, including a major expansion of the company’s GlobalLink Acars VHF air-to-ground network.
“We’re in the process of a multiyear expansion of the VHF network in the EMEA [Europe, Middle East and Africa] region,” said David Poltorak, vice president and managing director for Arinc’s EMEA business.

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 5, 2007 - 7:41am

Arinc and partner SES Americom have announced plans to expand the

November 2, 2007 - 10:58am

Montreal-based Innotech-Execaire has been authorized by Delta Air Lines’ business jet charter operation, Delta AirElite, to be its first Canadian affiliate partner. Under the authorization, Innotech-Execaire can fly Delta AirElite Members and charter passengers to point-to-point destinations within Canada. The Canadian company operates and manages about a dozen jets, including Challengers, Hawkers and a Citation Excel.

November 2, 2007 - 10:57am

Weather-data provider Meteorlogix introduced AviationWatch, a so-called “smart weather” briefing and alerting service for pilots that can be accessed on the ground and in the cockpit. Meteorlogix currently powers MxVision AviationSentry for a number of FBOs and corporate flight departments and maintains an online product that gives subscribers access to weather data over the Internet.

November 1, 2007 - 7:07am

Arinc Direct said it now offers mobile flight-planning services that let pilots use their Blackberries and cellphones to file flight plans, view weather overlays on their planned routes, update departure times and view the status of filed flight plans.

October 16, 2007 - 7:00am

The FAA now doesn’t expect domestic commercial air travel to return to pre-9/11 levels until 2006, and its earlier forecasts that U.S. airlines would be enplaning one billion passengers a year by 2010 have been pushed back to at least 2014.

October 12, 2007 - 7:30am

European information technology giant SITA predicts that by 2005 airline passengers will be able to make calls in flight using their personal cellphones.

October 11, 2007 - 11:14am

Arinc, best known for its broad-based aviation services in the field of transportation communications and systems engineering, has launched a new effort aimed at specifically providing the same services and more to the business aviation industry.

 
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