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
La fin du chariot de nourriture et de boissons? A l'avenir, les passagers pourraient commander des repas sur leur téléphone et les récupérer dans des casiers à bord
The food and drinks trolley could become a thing of the past. That's because airline passengers of the future might be able to pre-order snacks on their mobile phones and then collect them from on-board lockers - and order food mid-flight that's heated up by robots in the belly of the plane and collect it from a delivery point.
The aviation industry contributes to 2% of the world’s global emissions. While the popularity of products and services causing emissions is reducing, air travel, on the contrary, is growing more popularity across the globe.
via The CSR Journal
Naturally, the 787 was not initially designed to be a competitor to the 777. It would be crazy for Boeing to design a new plane that would compete with its own aircraft, but we can look at the comparison from an airline point of view to see which is best and most cost effective. Follow the link to see a table of the aircraft, ranked by how many passengers they carry configured in two classes.
via Simple Flying
Within the last few years, the industry has seen pairings between Boeing and automotive seating specialist Adient, Lufthansa Technik and Mercedes-Benz, Liebherr-Aerospace and General Motors (GM) and Airbus and Audi—and the list continues to grow as the urban air mobility (UAM) market begins to take off.