LONDON—UK LCC easyJet is looking to further streamline aircraft turnaround performance by using inertia sensors to detect the exact timings of boarding and disembarkation. Speaking at MRO Europe in London, easyJet head of maintenance operations Aidan Kearney said the sensor data reveals subtle changes in aircraft pitch as passengers move on and off the aircraft. “You can’t mess with this data; it doesn’t depend on gate-agent reports,” he said. “This is ...

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