Aviation

Airlines for America SmartBrief

News for America's commercial airlines professional

Airlines for America SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Airlines for America

D.C. airports to receive NextGen upgrades, FAA says

11/24/2014

  • AviationPros.com

The Federal Aviation Administration announced that three airports in the Washington, D.C., metro area will receive NextGen upgrades. Airlines will be able to reduce annual fuel consumption by 2.5 mil… Read More

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Airport security news

AAAE Security SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association of Airport Executives

Investor bullish on planes without pilots

11/24/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson envisions planes that can fly without pilots, asserting that such aircraft would be safer. "If you cut the pilot out, immediately the plane can no longer be used as … Read More

AIA dailyLead®

Defense and aerospace news

AIA dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Aerospace Industries Association

Senators pledge support for launch pad repair in Va.

11/24/2014

  • Space News International

Virginia Democratic Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner have pledged to seek federal funds to help pay for $20 million in repair costs for the state-owned Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island… Read More

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

The best stories about the airline passenger experience

apexnews Daily SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Airline Passenger Experience Association

Cathay Pacific mulls lounge limits for frequent fliers

11/23/2014

  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) (free registration)

Cathay Pacific is mulling a plan to limit silver-tier frequent fliers to four lounge visit a year as part of a review of its Marco Polo loyalty program. Currently, silver- and gold-tier fliers have un… Read More

Aviation eBrief

General aviation news

Aviation eBrief

Published in partnership with: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Garmin gets Metroliner, de Havilland Twin Otter type approval for G950

11/24/2014

  • Flying online

Garmin recently received type certificate approval for its G950 avionics suite for Metroliner and de Havilland Twin Otter aircraft. The G950 is the retrofit version of Garmin's popular G1000 avionics … Read More