The $3.2 billion U.S./European Cassini probe is scheduled to drop into Saturn’s cloudy atmosphere on Sept. 15, bringing down the curtain on a 13-year tour of a planetary system with so many moving parts it almost rivals the Solar System in complexity.
Aviation Week talks with the FAA Associate Administration for Aviation Safety, Peggy Gilligan, about the most pressing safety challenges and opportunities facing the FAA and the aviation industry....More
Like never before, airlines must ensure their fleet planning processes are strategically managed. With the introduction of new technology aircraft, the airline industry is poised on the brink of unprecedented change...More
Read the “A Look at the Horizon” white paper written by Tony Velocci, award-winning former Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology. Learn his insights about the near to mid-term outlook for aerospace suppliers, OEMs, and the future of aerospace & defense....More
In the simplest terms, airlines need to maximize the value of their aircraft by increasing profits from time in the air while decreasing the costs and time on the ground. Efficient aircraft ground operations are fundamental to meeting customer service expectations...More
Airport managers increasingly face operational challenges from steady passenger growth, terminal congestion, rising costs, and difficulty in funding infrastructure. These factors are a simple recipe for deficient facilities, poor service, and unhappy passengers....More