Denver, Colorado-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Frontier Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, becoming the first US carrier to receive an A320neo with CFM engines.
IATA, SITA: Global RFID bag tracking offers huge savings
Credit: Delta Air Lines
IATA and global IT provider SITA said the tracking rates of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology could reduce the number of mishandled bags by up to 25% and save the air transport industry over $3 billion by 2022. Photo: Delta Air Lines deploys RFID baggage tracking technology in April 2016
FAA criticized over noise issues created by PBN flight paths
Credit: Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Conference/Twitter
FAA is contending with a backlash from some communities around airports where Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures have inadvertently created concentrated areas of increased aircraft noise. Photo: FAA administrator Michael Huerta addresses ATCA Conference and Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland
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