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FAA Reviewing Passenger Use of Electronic Devices

May 21, 2013 by  
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With electronic devices firmly entrenched as part of daily lives for many travelers, airlines are under pressure to allow passengers to use their tablets, laptops, smartphone, e-readers and other devices without restriction during flights. In the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been working on a set …

Sustainable Biofuels in Aviation

August 28, 2012 by  
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>With greenhouse gases and climate change continuing to be in the spotlight, over the past decade aircraft manufacturers have made a number of improvements in aerodynamics and the development of lighter construction materials…

Boeing 737 Aims For Greater Fuel Efficiency

September 27, 2011 by  
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In response to increasing demand from airlines, Boeing has launched an improved version of the popular 737 in which a more fuel efficient engine will be used. The Boeing 737 is cited as the world’s best-selling aircraft for commercial use, and this engine upgrade is one of the measures being taken by Boeing to ensure that it retains its market share.

Tips for Choosing a Flight School

March 8, 2011 by  
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There are numerous anxious student pilots out there that cannot wait to get into a cockpit and begin their studies to become a qualified pilot. With so many prospects and a demand for pilots across the world, it is a popular career move. Piloting is not only restricted to commercial airlines but also companies that recruit their own personal pilots, small aircraft piloting, cargo, military pilots and even law enforcement makes use of pilots. Deciding what to do once qualified is a daunting task, but even more serious is finding the right flight school that will suit a student’s needs and that is reliable.

The Threat of Volcanic Ash

May 12, 2010 by  
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The volcanic eruption in Iceland that brought the aviation industry to a standstill in April has raised new questions and kick-started new research. Thousands of travelers remain grounded and airplane companies are suffering great losses due to the threat of volcanic ash, now over Spain and Morocco. This has led to engineers and researchers to consider whether there is an alternative technology that will allow jet engines to operate in such circumstances.

Network Latin America 2009

November 6, 2009 by  
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The organizers of Network Latin America 2009 will be hosting their exhibition from 6 – 8 December 2009 at the Princess Juliana International Airport. It gives airports from across the world, the opportunity to familiar themselves with Latin American carriers, build relationships with operators and meet various tourism authorities. Guest speakers will be discussing global […]

In-flight Internet Access Moves Ahead On US Carriers

March 3, 2009 by  
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While airlines have been toying with the idea of in-flight internet access for some time now, decreasing passenger numbers and increasing competitiveness between rival airlines in the US, may prove to be the driving force behind the idea becoming a reality. A number of US carriers, including United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, are either testing or have reached the stage of implementing Wi-Fi access on selected flights, marketing this facility as a draw-card for passengers.

Managua International Airport

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Managua International Airport was formerly known as the Las Mercedes International Airport when it opened in 1968. It was later renamed to Augusto C. Sandino International Airport at the time of the Sandista regime. In the 1970s the airport building was remodeled to offer background music, air conditioning, restaurants and conveyors belts. The changes […]

USA Airports

February 9, 2009 by  
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If you choose to explore the vastness of the United States using air travel, you can be confident that you will have plenty of airports to choose from. The United States has a well-developed airline system and you will be able to find plenty of small and large airports if you are planning to fly […]

Haugesund International Airport

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Haugesund International Airport is also known as the Haugesund Airport or the Karmoy Haugesund Airport. The airport is situated near Norway’s Haugesund city and is an important connection between Oslo and Karm Island. The Haugesund Airport is managed and regulated by Avinor, and was first established in 1975. Karmoy Haugesund Airport is relatively small […]

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