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World Fuel Services Welcomes B. Coleman Aviation

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World Fuel Services Welcomes B. Coleman Aviation

Joy Finnegan

World Fuel Services (World Fuel) announced they will be supplying B. Coleman Aviation (KGYY), the go-to location for safe, quick, and efficient access to the Chicago area. As a business aviation focused facility, B. Coleman Aviation serves as an alternative to the congested, commercial, class B airspace of Chicago Midway International Airport, O’Hare International Airport…

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Shell Aviation Launches Automated End-to-end Touchless Refueling Process

Joy Finnegan

Shell Aviation has introduced end-to-end digital integration with airline customers through Shell SkyPad, its tablet that connects pilots and apron operators with cloud-based computer systems. The development marks the next step in Shell Aviation’s ambitions for a fully digitized refueling operation, harnessing technology to maximize efficiency and accuracy across all aspects of the process. The…

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XTRA Airways Selects Vistair to Provide Document Management

Joy Finnegan

Vistair Systems, a provider of aviation Document and Safety Management solutions announced a new partnership with XTRA Airways, a new airline based in Texas, USA. Vistair’s DocuNet platform will enable enterprise-wide Document Management with a single point of control, superior usability for end-users, and will leverage structured data to provide efficiencies across the operation. “The…

Comply365’s ProAuthor to Deliver Smart Manuals to Canadian North Flight Crews
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Comply365’s ProAuthor to Deliver Smart Manuals to Canadian North Flight Crews

Joy Finnegan

Comply365 welcomed Canadian North to its customer base with a multiyear contract that will transform the operational information flight crew members must access into “smart manuals” and improve the airline’s compliance management system. Comply365’s ProAuthor will replace multiple disparate systems at the Ottawa, Canada-based airline while delivering more personalized and relevant content to their pilots,…

AeroLogic Becomes First Cargo Airline to Implement GreenTech Solution OptiClimb
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AeroLogic Becomes First Cargo Airline to Implement GreenTech Solution OptiClimb

Joy Finnegan

AeroLogic, the joint-venture between DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo operating 777 freighters, has become the first cargo airline to implement OptiClimb, a fuel saving digital solution developed by Safety Line, that recommends customized speeds to pilots for each climb. Reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions is a challenge for cargo operators. Although the Covid-19 crisis…

British Airways to Retire Boeing 747s Immediately
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British Airways to Retire Boeing 747s Immediately

Joy Finnegan

On Friday July 17, 2020, British Airways announced that its fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft “are likely to have flown their last scheduled commercial service.” After nearly five decades of service and millions of miles flown around the globe, it is proposed that the airline’s remaining fleet of 31 747-400 aircraft “will be retired with…

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NAVBLUE Becomes Big Data Player within Skywise

Joy Finnegan

NAVBLUE has expanded its offering for airlines with a new digital solution, Performance Factor Optimizer, connected to Airbus’ Skywise open data platform. The new app provides an accurate interpretation of the performance variation for each Airbus aircraft, on an individual aircraft basis. This web-based solution automatically computes the “delta specific range” (DSR) and the associated performance factors…

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Air bp Hits 250,000 Fueling Milestone with Airfield Automation

Joy Finnegan

Aviation fuel products and services supplier Air bp has passed a milestone of 250,000 fuelings using its Airfield Automation digital technology. The landmark fueling took place in Adelaide, Australia, when the business supplied Jet A-1 (with fuel system icing inhibitor) to The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).  Since launching in May 2018, Airfield Automation has…

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Live Webinar – IBM GRAF – Next generation Weather Forecasting with Guidor by Skyconseil

Neil Walker

Tuesday 30th June – 9.30am(EST) / 2.30pm(UK) / 3.30pm(CET) Cost optimized flight profile optimization is rapidly becoming a corporate imperative, in times of high cost pressure in airline industry. The forecasting foundation for this innovation is IBM GRAF, which provides high recompute and update rates for atmospheric forecasting. Paired with Guidor by Skyconseil, which proposes…

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SITA Says Smart Technology Wills Be Fundamental for Airlines to Safely Return to the Skies

Joy Finnegan

SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, says technology is helping airports and airlines safely resume operations and help implement new hygiene measures to restore passenger confidence after a lengthy shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Speaking after a webinar, Sebastien Fabre, vice-president Airline & Airport, SITA said: “The past few weeks have…

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SITA Announces New Leadership Appointments

Joy Finnegan

SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, has made several changes to its executive management team responsible for SITA’s product portfolios. These appointments come at crucial juncture as the air transport industry begins the difficult task of restarting operations after a lengthy shutdown due to the COVID-19 crisis.  David Lavorel, above right,…

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