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Emerging Trends In The Aviation Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a surge of technological advancement in the aviation industries and other sectors. Given that air travel was affected in the previous year, it becomes essential to revive the industry to ensure passenger safety. For this reason, many airlines have adopted innovative technology to maximize comfort and improve the travel experience. That said, here are some emerging trends in the aviation industry.  The Move Towards Sustainability  [caption id="attachment_53468" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] (Photo: Pixabay)[/caption] Despite the negative impact of…

UK Airlines Welcome Government Easing of Travel Restrictions for Fully-Vaccinated…

UK airlines have been quick to capitalize on changes to travel restrictions for fully vaccinated citizens and residents of England. On Thursday UK Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced that those returning to the country from countries on the UK’s ‘amber list’ from 19 July would not be required to undertake…

AirlineGeeks Webinar: U.S. Airlines and Post-Pandemic Next Steps

Join AirlineGeeks for an in-depth discussion with travel industry analyst Henry Harteveldt, breaking down the next steps and complications for U.S. airlines as an upward post-pandemic industry recovery continues. This webinar will take place on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. PT (5:30 p.m. ET). Register by clicking here.…

AirlineGeeks Webinar: How Test Flights Work with Honeywell Aerospace

As part of its webinar series, AirlineGeeks will be hosting Honeywell Aerospace's Joe Duval to discuss test flights and experimental aircraft. Mr. Duval has decades of experience as a pilot and aviation professional, operating several of Honeywell's testbed aircraft, including the Boeing 757-200. Join AirlineGeeks and Honeywell Aerospace on June…

Canada Begins Slow Lifting of Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Citizens

The Canadian federal government is gradually lifting restrictions on non-essential travel for fully vaccinated Canadian citizens and permanent residents, according to CTVNews. Restrictions on travel have been in place for over a year with restrictive hotel quarantine arrangements introduced in February. The provision for a three-day hotel quarantine followed by…

U.S. and U.K. Airline Chiefs Urge Summit to Reopen Trans-Atlantic…

The chief executive officers of leading U.K. and U.S. airlines have issued an open letter to the government officials responsible for transport in their respective countries requesting a summit to discuss the reopening of the transatlantic aviation market. The letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and U.K. Secretary…

Aviation Industry Lobby U.K. Government For ‘Pathway to Re-opening’

Aviation industry executives and advocacy groups in the U.K. are vigorously lobbying the U.K. government ahead of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 'Roadmap to Recovery’ speech on 22 February. Mr. Johnson’s scheduled announcement on Monday is expected to include details on how the U.K. will plan to emerge from a series…

Presidents Biden and Macron Meet, Discuss Boeing and Airbus Dispute

Over nearly two decades, the United States and the European Union (EU) have been engaged in a tit-for-tat battle over allegations that each was providing unfair subsidies to their respective aircraft manufacturers, Boeing and Airbus. This conflict has been the world’s largest ever corporate trade dispute. In recent years, the…

Pilot Unemployment a Problem as Travel Recovery Lags

There is still so much unknown about this year after a ghastly 2020. An unprecedented number of pilots are currently being furloughed throughout the world, and several airlines continue to report losses or shut down operations. The Pilot Survey 2021 – carried out by specialist aviation and pilot recruitment agency…

U.K. Vaccine Rollout Provides Summer Optimism for TUI

TUI Group, owners of TUI Airways, has reported an increase in advance bookings for package holidays from the over-50’s demographic in the U.K. This confidence is being linked by TUI management to increased customer confidence as the Covid-19 vaccine rolls out across the U.K. City A.M. quotes TUI’s operations manager…