Innovation

Avidyne awaits first AI-based avionics certification by 2022

The Florida-based avionics producer Avidyne and the Swiss startup Daedalean expect the new AI-based avionics system to get certified by FAA in 2022.  ...


Narita Airport innovates to reduce passenger interactions

Japan’s Narita International Airport launched new innovative passenger check-in stations which are expected to lessen interpersonal interactions....


Flying wings: airliners of future that never comes | Part 1: Renaissance

With new futuristic designs presented by major manufacturers, flying wing airliners seem just around the corner. But wasn’t it so for decades?...


Etihad tests facial recognition services for cabin crew

Etihad Airways, in collaboration with information technology company SITA, will test facial biometric services intended to modernize check-in procedures for cabin crew....


Fingermind: MRO industry needs innovation to rationalize itself

Fingermind: MRO industry needs innovation to rationalize itself

The MRO sector, much like the rest of the aviation industry, focuses its energy on rationalizing costs. As a consequence of the ongoing crisis, experts already point to another issue that the industry might be facing soon — a shortage of skilled technicians. Since 2000, Fingermind has offered its customers digitization solutions for aeronautical maintenance. Today, Christophe Remy, the CEO of the Paris-based company, trusts his software wil...


Airbus unveils three hydrogen-powered aircraft concepts

Determined to win the race to a “zero-emission aircraft” by 2035, Airbus unveiled three hydrogen-powered concepts the company is currently working on....


Boeing NeXt to halt operations while company plans recovery

Boeing NeXt, an urban air mobility division of Boeing, will halt operation as its parent company looks to cut costs and side projects....


3 areas in aviation where tech could speed up COVID-19 recovery

Aviation industry professionals claim that investments in innovation and a comprehensive automatization of operations would help the aviation sector to hasten the recovery of COVID-19 crisis....


Japan Airlines backed by Tokyo government to study drones

Japan Airlines (JAL) announced to be partaking in a drone study aiming to explore the logistics of delivering pharmaceuticals, food and security services by 2022....


Otto Aviation unveils new fuel-efficient business jet Celera 500L

Otton Aviation unveiled a full-scale prototype for a new fuel-efficient passenger aircraft Celera 500L. If the manufacturer’s promise comes true, the aircraft will be one of the most environmentally friendly business jets ever produced. ...