Aviation

News – Young pilot plans Adventure

The journey’s centerpiece is a fact-finding video that uncovers each state’s hidden treasures, and the adventurers said that aviation will be the device that conveys those highlights. The couple tested the long-haul concept during an unplanned overnight while returning from EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, to Anacortes, Washington, in July 2017. Fosso and Hagan landed for the night and camped ...

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Regional Airport Ranks #1 in Jobs, Wages &Economic Activity

Provided by City of Manassas   The Virginia Department of Aviation just released the Economic Impact Study of 57 General Aviation and nine commercial airports.  The findings from this study show that of the $1.1 billion in economic activity created in 2016 by General Aviation airports, Manassas Regional Airport’s economic activity was $375,492,000, with 1,351 aviation jobs and wages of ...

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Air France Considers Blockchain System

Air France is considering the possibility of using blockchain technology to track work processes in its aircraft maintenance system. The airline discussed this opportunity at a webinar with Microsoft and Ramco Aviation. During the seminar, James Kornberg, Director for Innovation in Air France said, that the applications of the supply chain, in particular, are of particular interest to the airline, ...

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Airline Case Study

In this airline case study and success story, we explore one of the world’s largest airlines which was facing declining revenues during difficult economic times. The company selected L.E.K. Consulting to reexamine its core offerings and recommend new strategies to increase sales. L.E.K. was challenged to bring a new business model that could change the economics of …Read more…  

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Local Airline Industry Challenges

From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Engineering News senior deputy editor Keith Campbell reports on how local airlines are meeting the challenges they face in the aviation industry today. Source  

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Southwest Airlines’ pilot group backs Ryanair union push

Pilots at Ryanair Holdings Plc got a boost in their bid to unionize from counterparts at Southwest Airlines Co., the U.S. carrier that provided a blueprint for Europe’s biggest discount operator. As the crisis surrounding the cancellation of 20,000 flights continues to swirl, the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association are ready to help their Ryanair colleagues, offering to host meetings as ...

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Aircraft Pilot & Crew Studies

This video tape looks at research done in the Manned Vehicle Systems Research Facility at ARC to investigate issues related to aircraft pilot and crew performance. Source aviation management job

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News – Wizz Air increases its fleet

Additional A321 aircraft, 7.4 million seats on sale in 2018 Wizz Air, one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe, today announces further expansion at its London Luton base, with the allocation of an additional Airbus A321 aircraft to its London Luton fleet in 2018. This addition brings the total number of aircraft allocated at London Luton to eight and ...

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News – Women in aviation Exhibition

BY SHARRON HALEY Special to The Sumter Item SUMMERTON – Rocket Girls, an educational exhibition highlighting female pilots and astronauts who decades ago pushed the gender boundary to serve as role models for women wanting careers in aviation, is on display at 4 Main in Summerton. “Not all education is in the classroom,” Summerton Mayor Mac Bagnal told the students ...

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News. Study – Airport’s economic impact at $1 billion

CLEARWATER — The runways at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport are busier than ever, and a new study says those flights translate into thousands of local jobs and more than $1 billion a year in economic impact. Volaire Aviation Consulting did the study late last year for the airport, which is a division of Pinellas County government. The last time this ...

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