Neural networks, high-definition cameras and imaging processing could soon help keep flights on schedule at London’s hub airport.
The new separation standard is seen as a steppingstone to the holy grail of “trajectory-based” operation.
Increasing capabilities of new narrowbody aircraft prompting more airlines to consider using them for long-range routes traditionally flown by widebodies.
Costs appear to be under control, though increasing unit revenues will challenge U.S. carriers.
Natilus, Elroy Air and Sabrewing are U.S. startups developing large unmanned cargo aircraft. But the Chinese may be ahead of them.
More divestments could emerge at Leonardo as new CEO targets double-digit profitability.
The subsidized routes add to competition, diverting passengers from established routes and driving down prices.
Korean Air is adding Bombardier CS300s to its narrowbody fleet, and retiring more Boeing 747-400 passenger and freighter aircraft as new widebodies arrive.
Global Eagle aims to launch a Ka-band satellite-based inflight connectivity service to complement its Airconnect Ku service, regrouping after recent travails.
Structural testing of a critical element of Aurora’s D8 concept composite “double-bubble” fuselage shows the unique Y-joint design has the required strength.