Already the world’s largest commercial jet engine, the GE9X also is now the most powerful one, according to a recent acknowledgment by Guinness World Records, clocking in at 134,300 pounds of thrust.
via GE Reports
12 tendances technologiques sur lesquelles les compagnies aériennes et les aéroports se concentreront en 2020
Major industry players have already turned to the startup community as a source of inspiration in the past few years, so we’re expecting this trend to continue in 2020. In 2020, we expect that even more airlines and airports will seek partnerships with the startup scene as part of their efforts to improve customer experiences and enhance overall business efficiency.
via Future Travel Experience
The A350-900 is the cornerstone member of Airbus’ all-new A350 XWB Family, which is shaping the future air travel. This jetliner accommodates between 300 and 350 passengers in a standard three-class configuration and its state-of-the-art comfort and amenities ensure that everyone on-board enjoys a pleasant flight.
"Voler en avion, n’est pas l’ennemi ... Le vrai ennemi, c’est le carbone." Le PDG d’IATA clarifie la situation sur la crise climatique
“We have seen some public expressions of hope for sustainable future, and some despair from young people,” de Juniac said. “We say it is possible at the same time to fly and to reduce your carbon future. Flying is not the enemy. The real enemy is carbon.”
Biometric solutions have especially begun revolutionising the airport experience for all stakeholders involved – travellers, airlines, airport operations, vendors, government, and law enforcement. Today technology is revolutionising airports by creating a seamless experience for travellers.
via Future Travel Experience
You won’t be able to fly across the United States on an all-electric commercial jumbo jet anytime soon. That technology is decades away, and while the number of electric aircraft programs in progress around the world could hit 200 by the end of the year, only a couple of small, short-range electric aircraft designs have taken to the skies.
Viñals has been approached by firms and investors active in the field of aerospace innovation with a view to tapping into his creativity and insights and opening up a way for him to make aircraft design a full-time occupation. He's enthusiastic about the prospects for nuclear fusion as a zero-emissions source of energy with virtually limitless possibilities.
via CNN Travel
The Boeing 777-10X is a further stretch of the 777X series that will include four more rows than the smaller -9 (and be 3.5 meters longer). This would make it the world’s longest jet.
via Simple Flying
Christiaan van Heijst, the world-renowned 747 pilot with a major cargo airline has revealed his 10 favourite photos taken from his office in the sky. Christiaan’s brilliant photos have captivated millions giving perspectives on our planet, its near neighbours rarely seen, and mother nature.
via Airline Ratings
Le marché mondial de la fibre de carbone devrait stimuler la demande dans les secteurs de l'aviation et de l'automobile
The global carbon fiber market is anticipated to offer growth opportunities worth US$3.4 bn by the end of 2026. In addition to this, the market exhibits a thriving CAGR of 6.8% globally.
via Financial Planning