Systems & interiors – Page 13

  • News

    Bombardier brings big data to business aviation

    2019-10-22T18:00:05Z

    ​Bombardier is to offer to install a health monitoring unit (HMU) in every Global and Challenger free of charge, as part of an initiative to bring the growing world of big data to business aviation.

  • News

    Collins Aerospace Q3 revenue, profit rise on synergies

    2019-10-22T14:52:29Z

    Revenue at Collins Aerospace jumped 64% in the third quarter, primarily due to acquisitions, prompting parent company United Technologies (UTC) to once again raise its 2019 full-year financial estimates for the business unit ahead of a planned corporate merger with Raytheon.

  • News

    P&W Q3 profit rises 15% on aftermarket sales

    2019-10-22T14:32:50Z

    Pratt & Whitney's third-quarter operating profit rose 15% year-on-year to $471 million on growth in its military and commercial aftermarket as well as due to cost reduction for its geared turbofan (GTF) engine programme and favorable commercial OEM mix.

  • News

    Textron upbeat after Longitude certification

    2019-10-22T00:29:58Z

    Textron Aviation officials are upbeat ahead of this year’s NBAA, as the company’s new super midsize jet, the Cessna Citation Longitude, makes its official post-certification debut at an international airshow.

  • News

    Europe’s regulator targets January return for Max, Reuters reports

    2019-10-21T21:58:56Z

    European regulators say that the earliest date they may be able to certify the Boeing 737 Max to return to service would likely be in January 2020 following flight tests independent of the Federal Aviation Administration, Reuters news service reports on 21 October.

  • News

    Boeing says text messages between pilots were misinterpreted

    2019-10-21T02:06:00Z

    ​Boeing says instant text messages between company pilots suggesting that it may have had prior understanding of the flaws in its Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) on 737 Max aircraft have been misinterpreted, and it was “unfortunate” that they were released without “meaningful explanation”.

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    Analysis

    Bahamas aviation sector regroups after Hurricane Dorian

    2019-10-18T14:54:00Z

    Alicia Cooke, an employee of Bahamas fixed-base operator (FBO) Cherokee Aviation, weathered much of Hurricane Dorian trapped with her family in the hallway of their Abaco home, holding shut a door, praying the wind and storm surge would not take them away.

  • News

    Textron Q3 deliveries flat as defence drags

    2019-10-17T14:48:25Z

    ​Deliveries at Textron’s aircraft manufacturers were stable in the third quarter, helping the parent company raise its earnings per share and operating margins during the time frame even as defence products continued to drag on the company’s income.

  • News

    Boeing inks digital service, training deals with Korean carriers

    2019-10-17T02:24:41Z

    Boeing’s services business has renewed its partnership with Korean Air and its affiliate Jin Air in the areas of pilot training and digital solutions.

  • Josh Wheeler
    Interview

    INTERVIEW: Becoming a hacker's worst enemy

    2019-10-15T08:35:00Z

    As cybersecurity threats on business aviation increase, Josh Wheeler, senior director entry into service and cybersecurity solutions at Satcom Direct leads the battle against the invisible attacks.

  • News

    Raytheon and UTC shareholders green-light $74bn merger

    2019-10-11T15:08:24Z

    ​Shareholders of aerospace company United Technologies (UTC) and defence contractor Raytheon have approved the companies' planned merger, putting the deal on track to close in the first half of 2020.

  • Qantas A380 business
    News

    Qantas accepts first reconfigured A380

    2019-10-01T02:10:00Z

    The first Qantas Airbus A380 featuring an upgraded cabin will re-enter service on 2 October on the London-Singapore-Sydney route.

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    Analysis

    Avio Interiors set to make a return with Airbus

    2019-09-30T08:36:00Z

    There are more airliners than ever in the skies – but competition to supply their seating remains tough. Three big players – Collins Aerospace Systems, Safran, and Recaro – dominate the market, with a number of start-ups emerging in recent years to focus on niches such as premium or entry-level lines. Even Boeing has got in on the act, acquiring one seat manufacturer, Encore, and partnering with another, Adient, in a joint venture.

  • News

    Airbus: Single-pilot freighters a step to airliner operations

    2019-09-27T12:35:00Z

    The Airbus autonomous-airliner roadmap could see the technology pioneered with single-pilot operations of cargo aircraft, ahead of its introduction on passenger airliners.

  • VietJet A321neo Cabin Flex
    News

    VietJet receives first 240-seat ‘Cabin Flex’ A321neo

    2019-09-26T06:12:00Z

    Vietnam low-cost carrier VietJet Air has taken delivery of the first Airbus 321neo equipped with 240 seats in the new Airbus Cabin Flex configuration.

  • News

    Boeing lands digital service deals with Asian carriers

    2019-09-25T15:39:00Z

    Boeing’s services business has signed a series of orders and contracts from Asia-Pacific carriers, primarily for its digital products.

  • Viewpoint 64 Dennis 2
    Analysis

    All change at the regional aircraft manufacturers

    2019-09-20T11:14:00Z

    Dennis Lau, an aviation analyst with Ascend by Cirium, considers recent developments in the regional aircraft market

  • News

    UTC's technology chief Eremenko steps down

    2019-09-19T19:06:00Z

    United Technologies’ chief technology officer Paul Eremenko has resigned after two years at his post, departing as the company tackles advanced-technology projects launched on his watch.

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    How biometric services are shaping the airline of the future according to NEC

    2019-09-13T10:16:00Z Paid content by NEC

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  • A350 connected cabin
    News

    ​Airbus tests connected interior on A350

    2019-09-11T17:12:58Z

    Airbus has started flight tests with an A350 featuring a cabin configured with connected Internet of Things equipment.