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Meet the hottest airplane seat as aviation re-starts

Meet the hottest airplane seat as aviation re-starts

The post Meet the hottest airplane seat as aviation re-starts appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Yes! Premium economy. The two names have always sounded a little weird to me since I was used to three classes on the airplane. But these seats between economy class and business class on international flights […]

How digital transformation and AI will lead future development of aviation in post COVID-19 era

How digital transformation and AI will lead future development of aviation in post COVID-19 era

Dubai Airshow 2021 will serve as a platform to showcase the role of cutting edge technologies in bolstering the recovery of the aviation, aerospace and defence industries following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on those sectors. The impact of the pandemic has accelerated the use of new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, […]

2020 turns out to be worst year in aviation history with sharpest decline in demand

2020 turns out to be worst year in aviation history with sharpest decline in demand

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in 2020 demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) fell by 65.9% compared to 2019, which is by far the sharpest traffic decline in aviation history. Furthermore, forward bookings have been falling sharply since late December. International passenger demand in 2020 was 75.6% below 2019 levels. Capacity, (measured […]

Sweden becomes a front-runner in sustainable aviation

Sweden becomes a front-runner in sustainable aviation

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, the Swedish Government announced on 11 September 2020, to introduce a greenhouse gas reduction mandate for aviation fuel sold in Sweden in 2021. The reduction level will be 0.8% in 2021, and gradually increase to 27% in 2030. This […]

IATA: Proposed environment tax will destroy 150,000 aviation jobs

IATA: Proposed environment tax will destroy 150,000 aviation jobs

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that proposed new environmental taxes in France will fail to decarbonize the aviation sector and eliminate 150,000 French aviation jobs. The Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat (CCC) – a citizens’ body created under President Macron – is proposing a series of measures to curb aviation emissions, including an […]

Heathrow chief: Jobs retention scheme doesn’t go far enough for aviation sector

Heathrow chief: Jobs retention scheme doesn’t go far enough for aviation sector

  Commenting on the Chancellor’s extension of the Jobs Retention Scheme, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “Whilst we welcome the extension of the furlough scheme, we are clear that it doesn’t go far enough for an aviation sector that has been on its knees since March. In order to protect an industry that has been […]

Heathrow CEO: UK government leaves aviation sector out in the cold

Heathrow CEO: UK government leaves aviation sector out in the cold

Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye, said: “Aviation is the lifeblood of the UK’s economy, critical for exports of goods and services and imports of vaccines, as well as inbound tourism, students and foreign direct investment. Lack of Government action is weakening our sector, making it harder for us to support the eventual economic recovery and help deliver […]

Dubai issues new civil aviation law

Dubai issues new civil aviation law

In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, vice president and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Law No. (11) of 2020 on Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), said a report. The law, which will regulate the civil aviation sector in Dubai, will apply to DCAA and all businesses and activities related […]

IATA: Governments must consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

IATA: Governments must consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call on governments to ensure that employees in the aviation sector are considered as essential workers during the impending COVID-19 vaccine campaign, once health care workers and vulnerable groups have been protected. IATA’s 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) had unanimously adopted a resolution to this effect. “We […]

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