Technology en Delta tests video chat assistance at DCA <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines is testing a new interactive assistance program at Washington National Airport (DCA) that allows customers to video chat from the airport with a Delta specialist—a first for US airlines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Technology Airports & Routes Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:55:00 +0000 257451 at Delta Air Lines UAV manufacturers criticize UK collision tests <div class="node-body article-body">Organizations representing manufacturers of small unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), or drones, and those operating them have criticized a UK government report into the risks associated with collisions between the systems and manned aircraft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Manufacturers Technology ATW Plus Wed, 09 Aug 2017 19:59:00 +0000 256231 at <p>The picture, taken during the testing, shows a larger hobbyist-class drone penetrating an aircraft windscreen.</p> BALPA Germany’s DFS, Unifly develop drones app <div class="node-body article-body">German aviation authority DFS has launched a new app that shows hobby pilots of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) where they can fly their drones at any time and location in Germany. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Daily News Safety Technology Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:35:00 +0000 254971 at Unifly Boom urges early US supersonic standard <div class="node-body article-body">Supersonic-airliner startup Boom Technology believes sufficient research has been conducted for FAA to set a reasonable sonic boom standard that would allow civil supersonic flight over US land within a few years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Technology ATW Plus Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:33:00 +0000 254921 at <p>NASA&rsquo;s plan to fly a low-boom X-plane in 2021 supports ICAO&rsquo;s timescale to reach agreement on a sonic boom standard in 2025.</p> NASA OP-ED: Reimagining the air travel experience <div class="field-byline"> Kelly Ortberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The aviation industry is changing the world by changing the way people travel—making it safer, easier and more enjoyable for people to connect with friends, family and colleagues wherever they are. And it’s going to get even better.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connected Aerospace Daily News Technology Opinions ATW Plus Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:18:00 +0000 252801 at <p>Kelly Ortberg</p> Rockwell Collins Boeing Global Services unit set for launch <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing Global Services, the aircraft manufacturer’s new business unit formed from the customer services groups within the company’s existing Commercial Airplanes and Defense, Space & Security units, will commence operations July 1.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers MRO Technology ATW Plus Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:30:00 +0000 252531 at IAG sees growing roles for AI, virtual reality in airlines <div class="node-body article-body">Artificial intelligence (AI), virtualization and natural language are among the technology areas that will grow in importance for the airline industry, an International Airlines Group (IAG) executive predicts.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News ATW On-Location Technology ATW Plus Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:21:00 +0000 252411 at American to buy Analogic checkpoint CT machines <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines has reached an agreement with technology firm Analogic to buy $6 million worth of computed tomography (CT) airport checkpoint screening machines that the carrier hopes to deploy at US airports later this year following US government certification of the equipment.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Technology Airports & Routes Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:10:00 +0000 252371 at <p>Analogic ConneCT&nbsp;machine, which is currently undergoing TSA certification testing.</p> Analogic FedEx subsidiary TNT Express hit by global computer virus <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx subsidiary TNT Express’ worldwide operations were “significantly affected” by an information system virus, the Memphis-based express cargo company said June 28.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Technology ATW Plus Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:52:00 +0000 252361 at Airbus Perlan glider to make high-altitude record bid <div class="node-body article-body">The Perlan 2 stratospheric glider, an Airbus-sponsored mission, has arrived in Argentina as the Airbus Perlan Mission II team bids to set a new altitude record for sailplanes. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Technology ATW Plus Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:00:00 +0000 252281 at <p>The Perlan 2 glider over Argentina</p> Airbus