Technology en JAL invests $10 million in Boom, takes options on 20 supersonic aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Japan Airlines (JAL) has entered into a strategic partnership with Boom Technology, taking purchase options on 20 Boom supersonic passenger aircraft. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Technology ATW Plus Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:42:00 +0000 267131 at <p>Rendering of full-size Boom supersonic passenger aircraft</p> Boom Technology American, pilots union disagree on number of uncovered holiday flights <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines indicated it is well on its way to resolving the pilot-staffing situation related to holiday season flights, saying it is down to just “a few hundred” unassigned flights.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Labor Daily News Technology Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:46:00 +0000 266821 at <p>American Airlines Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson FAA collision study: Drones more dangerous than birds <div class="node-body article-body">Drone collisions with aircraft will cause more impact damage than a bird strike of equivalent size and speed, concludes a study conducted for the FAA.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Technology ATW Plus Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:23:00 +0000 266611 at ATC managers urged to get on board with digital <div class="node-body article-body">The air traffic management (ATM) industry has been urged to ensure new digital technologies are introduced not only safely, but in ways that improve safety performance.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Daily News Technology ATW Plus Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:12:00 +0000 264881 at Gogo looks to faster air-to-ground speeds in 2018 <div class="node-body article-body">As inflight connectivity provider Gogo continues the rollout of its latest satellite-based inflight internet technology, it is also working to upgrade its air-to-ground system with faster speeds.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connected Aerospace Avionics IFE Technology Data & Financials Fri, 03 Nov 2017 19:07:00 +0000 264661 at Russia´s MC-21-300 makes first test flight at Zhukovsky airfield <div class="node-body article-body">Irkut´s MC-21-300 test aircraft performed its first flight from the flight research institute at Zhukovsky airfield in Moscow region Nov.3. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Technology Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 03 Nov 2017 17:24:00 +0000 264631 at <p>Irkut&nbsp;MC-21-300</p> Irkut Corp. TSA buys three Analogic CT machines, funds algorithm development <div class="node-body article-body">The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded Analogic a $4 million contract to enable the Boston-based technology firm to further develop its ConneCT computed tomography (CT) airport checkpoint screening machines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Technology Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:13:00 +0000 264591 at <p>Analogic ConneCT screener</p> Aaron Karp IATA WPS: Questions remain over future bag technologies <div class="node-body article-body">While a number of bag tracking solutions are emerging on the market, a number of issues remain unresolved, such as who should take the lead, who should pay for the changeover and how to tackle the complexities of global implementation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News ATW On-Location Technology ATW Plus Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:11:00 +0000 263851 at <p>Delta deploys RFID baggage tracking technology in April 2016.</p> Delta Air Lines DOT to establish pilot program to shape local UAV regulations <div class="node-body article-body">The airline industry has broadly welcomed US President Donald Trump’s decision to launch a pilot program engaging state and local governments in the development of federal regulations for unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) operations, which seeks to balance local and national concerns.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Technology ATW Plus Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:47:00 +0000 263841 at IATA: Passengers expect increased personal control over travel journey <div class="node-body article-body">Passengers are looking to take control of their air travel experience, with increased automation of airport processes, biometric identification, real-time data on personal devices, unobtrusive security and consistent border control procedures at the top of their list of expectations, according to IATA’s latest annual Global Passenger Survey (GPS), released Oct. 24.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News ATW On-Location Technology ATW Plus Tue, 24 Oct 2017 19:46:00 +0000 263671 at <p>JetBlue/SITA biometric self-boarding. IATA said 82% of travelers want to use a &ldquo;digital passport&rdquo; on their mobile devices throughout the travel process. Biometric identification&mdash;via facial, iris or fingerprint recognition&mdash;was approved by 64% of GPS respondents.</p> IATA World Passenger Symposium/Twitter feed