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TSA prepares for summer travel demand and higher passenger volumes

Source: TSA The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is prepared for a busy summer travel season with anticipated passenger volumes that will match and may occasionally exceed those of 2019 for the first time since the pandemic began. The continued recovery from the low travel volumes during the pandemic may require more patience and planning than was necessary before the pandemic. Checkpoint environments and procedures have changed to enhance screening operations, ensure the safety and well-being of the traveling public, and to minimize the spread of COVID-19. “Daily passenger volumes at TSA checkpoints show that people are traveling again, and TSA is ready for their return. Our airport security checkpoints include 47,500 highly-trained security professionals and new technologies that enhance security [...]

2022-05-16T19:46:32+03:00May 16th, 2022|News, ORGANISATIONS|

“Good Leads The Way”: United’s New Campaign Celebrates Employees Doing the Right Thing for Customers and Communities

Source: United Airlines First national brand advertising campaign in nearly a decade highlights recent actions dedicated to customer service, diversity and sustainability and captures the optimism fueling United's future ambitions Employees play a starring role, with more than 60 featured in the 150 pieces of advertising creative Launch coincides with new era of commercial travel and historic uptick in demand leading into summer travel season United Airlines today launched a new, national campaign – "Good Leads The Way" – that tells the story of United's leadership in areas like customer service, diversity and sustainability, and captures the optimism fueling the airline's large ambitions at a time of unprecedented demand in air travel.   "In the past few years, United has emerged [...]

2022-05-16T18:45:56+03:00May 16th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

Emirates Group Announces 2021-22 Results

Source: Emirates Group records annual loss of AED 3.8 billion (US$ 1.0 billion) due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic impact, a significant improvement from last year with dnata returning to profitability Group revenue of AED 66.2 billion (US$ 18.1 billion) increased by 86% with strong customer demand as worldwide travel restrictions ease Ends year with an improved and strong cash balance of AED 25.8 billion (US$ 7.0 billion) Emirates reports a significantly reduced loss of AED 3.9 billion (US$ 1.1 billion) compared with AED 20.3 billion (US$ 5.5 billion) loss in the previous year Revenue up 91% to AED 59.2 billion (US$ 16.1 billion), as airline expanded global capacity and reinstated more passenger flights Airline capacity increased by 47% to 36.4 billion ATKMs, with [...]

2022-05-16T19:40:47+03:00May 16th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

74 Works of Art Installed at Houston Airports After its ‘Largest One-Time’ Art Acquisition

Source: Houston Airports Selections now enjoyed every day by thousands of visitors at Houston Airports In the summer of 2020, Houston Airports and the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) put out the City’s largest one-time call for art in the history of the collection. More than 670 submissions were sent in from all over the state, resulting in the acquisition of 74 portable works of art that are now being enjoyed every day by hundreds of thousands of visitors at George Bush Intercontinental and William P. Hobby airports. Under Mayor Sylvester Turner’s leadership, the advancement of this opportunity prioritized economic support for artists and art galleries state-wide, and this ambitious undertaking was coordinated to help meet the needs of those [...]

2022-05-16T19:56:23+03:00May 16th, 2022|AIRPORTS, News|

ALTA CCMA & MRO conference lands in the land of ENCANTO

Source: ALTA The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) is pleased to organize a new face-to-face edition of the ALTA CCMA & MRO Conference, a meeting focused on the main pillars for the region’s air sector: innovation, technology and efficiency. From May 15 to 17, about 120 representatives of airlines and 450 representatives of maintenance companies and aviation supply suppliers will meet in the host city, Cartagena de Indias, located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. At the ALTA CCMA & MRO Conference, networking and collaborative work are the protagonists. With six decades of history, the conference attracts executives from the technical areas, who participate in this space to share knowledge, innovations and explore business opportunities in a [...]

2022-05-16T13:24:28+03:00May 16th, 2022|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ICAO issues call for drone airspace management innovations

Source: ICAO ICAO has issued new requests for information (RFIs) from public- and private-sector innovators for its upcoming DRONE ENABLE event, designed to advance next generation global standards and solutions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), UAS traffic management (UTM), and advanced air mobility (AAM). The deadline for the latest round of RFI submissions is 15 July, with 2022 submitters being asked to contribute either their latest experiences and best practices based on recent UTM deployments, or new insights and proposals relating to UTM data requirements. More detailed instructions for prospective RFI contributors are available here. “Governments and innovators expect DRONE ENABLE to deliver global solutions for them, and the focus now is on how the next evolution of aircraft, both manned [...]

2022-05-16T13:32:51+03:00May 16th, 2022|News, ORGANISATIONS|

SkyTeam Opens New Lounge in Santiago de Chile

Source: SkyTeam SkyTeam’s latest branded lounge has opened its doors to customers at Santiago International Airport, the alliance’s first in South America. The 757m2 facility is available to international Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers and features special touches, authentic local cuisine and spectacular views across the Andes. “As international travel returns, we’re excited to enhance the customer experience by adding another lounge to our global network,” said SkyTeam CEO, Kristin Colvile. “We’ve combined the warmth of Chilean hospitality with elements of the country’s delicious cuisine to offer a welcoming space for customers to enjoy before they fly.” SkyTeam’s Santiago lounge is set on the first floor of the airport’s Terminal 2, Pier E, and features design elements that [...]

2022-05-16T13:10:51+03:00May 16th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

Embraer opens 1,000 job vacancies in Brazil

Source: Embraer Embraer announced the opening of a thousand job vacancies in Brazil with a focus on production rate recovering, Services and Support area growth, product development and new businesses. Applications and details about all career opportunities in the sectors of operations, engineering, and administration, among others, are available at the site: https://embraer.gupy.io/. According to the estimates already presented to the market, this year the volume of aircraft deliveries will increase between 15% and 25% compared to the previous year. The growing flow to recover the company's full potential is expected to continue for the coming years, in line with reports presented by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). "These hires materialize the strategic plan that includes the resumption of [...]

2022-05-16T13:54:07+03:00May 16th, 2022|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Ameriflight Expands Fleet with Fifteen Saab 340B Aircraft from Jetstream

Source: Ameriflight Ameriflight and Jetstream Aviation Capital have partnered on the lease and delivery of 15 Saab 340B(F) cargo aircraft for the nation's largest Part 135 Cargo airline. The addition represents another step forward in a multifaceted corporate strategy shift for Ameriflight. The first aircraft are intended to join the Ameriflight operation in the fourth quarter of this year. This latest fleet type will be used to support unprecedented demand for the company's services, including Ameriflight's expedited supply chain services, dedicated operations, and regional feeder service for the world's largest overnight express carriers. After careful analysis amongst many platforms and the exploration of multiple aircraft, the company landed on the Saab 340B as an excellent fit for the operation, noting [...]

2022-05-16T14:13:42+03:00May 16th, 2022|AIRLINES, News|

EUROCONTROL publishes new Think Paper: Reducing aviation emissions by 55% by 2030: Can it be done – and if so, what are the extra costs of decarbonisation measures?

Source: EUROCONTROL EUROCONTROL has today published its latest Think Paper, the 16th in a series of thought-provoking studies, providing an in-depth assessment of what cutting emissions by 55% in 2030 compared to 1990 levels would mean for European aviation in practical terms. EUROCONTROL’s analysis is aligned with the planned policy proposals associated with the EU Green Deal as well as other initiatives from across Europe. The estimates are based on the three traffic scenarios – High, Base and Low – published in the recent EUROCONTROL Aviation Outlook 2050. The paper demonstrates that a 55% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030 is achievable in all three scenarios, but its success is heavily reliant on Market Based Measures, mainly via the EU Emissions Trading [...]

2022-05-16T13:13:00+03:00May 16th, 2022|News, ORGANISATIONS|