Chicago-based United Airlines experienced a five-hour technological problem the morning of Feb. 8, causing delays to “less than 10%, under 500 flights” of its daily schedule, according to a spokesperson....More
Satellite communications provider Inmarsat has completed testing and validation of its European Aviation Network (EAN) Satellite Access Station (SAS), which will enable airline passengers throughout Europe to have improved onboard connectivity....More
Ankara-based Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is on a drive to increase revenues substantially and grow its international presence under new president and CEO Temel Kotil who leads the company after leaving his position as CEO of Turkish Airlines....More
WheelTug has begun work to complete development of its electric taxi system after FAA signed off on its certification plan. Aiming for FAA approval on the Boeing 737NG by late 2018, the company is focusing demonstrating benefits to airlines in time savings during pushback.
I took an international flight out of Washington Dulles Sunday evening so stepped down to the international arrivals lounge curious to see what was happening in light of the Trump travel ban that ignited protests over the weekend....More
Can Alitalia ever be a good-news story? It appears not for Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based airline that has become the latest in a line of companies to see potential in the Italian flag carrier but for whom good news seems an increasingly distant prospect....More