Technology en Airbus A350-1000 completes first flight <div class="node-body article-body">The first Airbus A350-1000, MSN59, took off for its maiden flight from Blagnac in Toulouse at 10:42 a.m. local time Thursday, Nov. 24. The aircraft landed after flying for 4 hours and 18 minutes and completing a low fly pass. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Aircraft & Engines Technology Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:55:00 +0000 231411 at <p>The first Airbus A350-1000 takes off from Toulouse.</p> Kurt Hofmann COMMENTARY: Uber’s flying car vision won’t fly without NextGen <div class="field-byline"> David F. Melcher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Uber’s recent report outlining its vision for the potential of autonomous flying cars has captured the imagination of city dwellers and commuters worldwide. Who wouldn’t enjoy care-free flying in 10 years that eliminates gridlock at 200mph?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Government Affairs Regulation Daily News Technology Opinions Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:18:00 +0000 231351 at <p>David F. Melcher</p> AIA Boom Technology unveils supersonic demonstrator <div class="node-body article-body">Boom Technology expects to start subsonic flight tests of its XB-1 supersonic demonstrator in late 2017. Dubbed “Baby Boom,” the delta wing aircraft is a one-third scale demonstrator for a small supersonic airliner that Boom aims to certificate for commercial service by 2023. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Technology ATW Plus Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:45:00 +0000 230561 at <p>XB-1 supersonic demonstrator</p> Boom Technology IAG signs up for next-gen Wi-Fi <div class="node-body article-body">International Airlines Group (IAG) is to introduce high-speed Wi-Fi across its constituent carriers’ short-haul fleets, as it becomes the launch customer for Inmarsat’s next-generation connectivity system.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Technology ATW Plus Thu, 03 Nov 2016 16:53:00 +0000 229261 at Uber releases white paper on small aircraft taxi network <div class="node-body article-body">Ridesharing company Uber has unveiled its vision for Uber Elevate, a network of small vertical-lift aircraft that would move passengers across congested cities faster than cars.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Technology ATW Plus Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:45:00 +0000 228501 at Uber IATA, SITA: Global RFID bag tracking can save $3 billion by 2022 <div class="node-body article-body">IATA and global IT provider SITA said the tracking rates of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology could reduce the number of mishandled bags by up to 25% and save the air transport industry over $3 billion by 2022, according to a paper released Oct. 19 at the IATA World Passenger Symposium in Dubai, UAE.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Technology ATW Plus Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:28:00 +0000 227481 at <p>Delta deploys RFID baggage tracking technology in April 2016.</p> Delta Air Lines Global Entry Airports <div class="node-body data_table-body"><p>US airports designated for Global Entry program participation, as of Oct. 4, 2016. Global Entry is a voluntary program that allows for dedicated US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing of pre-approved travelers arriving in the US at Global Entry kiosks located at designated airports.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="" /><a href=" Entry Airports 2016 CSV version.csv" type="text/csv; length=3882">Global Entry Airports 2016 CSV version.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Off </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airports Safety Technology Airports & Routes Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:07:00 +0000 225791 at UAV activity disrupts Dubai Airport operations <div class="node-body article-body">Flight operations from Dubai International Airport were disrupted for nearly an hour Sept. 28 because of unauthorized unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, activity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Safety Technology Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:18:00 +0000 225311 at Inmarsat set to provide aviation safety services to Chinese market <div class="node-body article-body">Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat has signed an agreement with Beijing Marine Communication & Navigation Company (MCN) and Aviation Data Communication Corp. (ADCC) to offer aviation safety services to air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and operators.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Connected Aerospace Daily News Technology ATW Plus Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:57:00 +0000 223871 at Airline execs: Industry is better positioned for future downturns <div class="node-body article-body">Cyclicality in the industry is not gone, but airlines are better prepared to withstand future economic downturns, senior executives of Alaska, Hawaiian and Southwest airlines said at the Airlines for America (A4A) Commercial Aviation Industry Summit in Washington DC Sept. 13.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News ATW On-Location Technology ATW Plus Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:58:00 +0000 223741 at <p>Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly, Hawaiian Airlines CEO Mark Dunkerley and Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden at the A4A Commercial Aviation Industry Summit</p> A4A/Twitter