Tips for Planning Air Ambulance Flights

Tips for Planning Air Ambulance Flights

Most air ambulance flights are short-notice charter (non-scheduled commercial) operations. Because of the nature of these flights, civil aviation authorities are usually very cooperative and accommodating in terms of permits and operational needs. Still, potential...
IATA Latest Program The SFOC

IATA Latest Program The SFOC

IATA has launched a brand new program aiming to raise global standards in cargo handling operations. SFOC (Smart Facility Operational Capacity) is a new program that aims to cut back audit complexity and duplication for cargo handling facilities. This new IATA...
Emirates Engineers Efficiencies with RFID

Emirates Engineers Efficiencies with RFID

To solve the challenge of tracking emergency equipment on-board aircraft Emirates has turned to RFID technology. RFID Scans While other airlines have also been using similar technology, Emirates completes the largest number of RFID scans for inflight emergency...
AIRCRAFT TUGS TYPES & EVOLUTION

AIRCRAFT TUGS TYPES & EVOLUTION

Tow bars, towbarless tractors or electric aircraft tugs – the number of various ways to tow your aircraft appears almost infinite. A number of these vehicles have been around for a long time, some are simply getting started and might turn the way we think about ground...
Emirates first On-Board for Bio-Metric boarding

Emirates first On-Board for Bio-Metric boarding

Emirates has become the first airline outside America to receive approval for bio-metric boarding from the US Customs Border Protection (CBP). Facial Recognition Technology Soon, customers flying from Dubai to any of Emirates’ 12 destinations in the U.S. will be able...
Airbus showcases its technology during BIDEC

Airbus showcases its technology during BIDEC

Airbus is showcasing its portfolio of mission-critical offerings at the second edition of Bahrain International Defense Exhibition & Conference. The Event Being held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and endorsed by the Bahrain...
SpiceJet Launches First International Hub In UAE

SpiceJet Launches First International Hub In UAE

Indian low-cost airline, SpiceJet, has launched a new international hub in the UAE, which will begin operating as soon as December. New Hub The new hub at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is SpiceJet’s first overseas and poses new competition to local low-cost...
Aviation Emissions Could Be Recycled into Jet Fuel

Aviation Emissions Could Be Recycled into Jet Fuel

Emissions from aircraft could soon be captured and reused as jet fuel. Engineering companies around the world are developing systems that can turn potentially harmful gases into useful energy. BBC News reports that green aviation specialists, SkyNRG are working with...