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Incorporating artificial intelligence in commercial aircraft with the aim of helping pilots might be a wise step. But the idea to completely substitute a pilot with AI raises all kinds of safety questions and opens an ethical debate about the role of humans that is equally, if not more,
T&E, Lufthansa, the Global Alliance Powerfuels, pilots representatives, and other aviation industry and energy players had called on the European Commission to set ambitious targets for e-kerosene, a green synthetic fuel, when proposing the world’s first sustainable jet fuel law earlier
Will anyone want to work in the European aviation sector in the future? The answer to this question depends on who you ask. During the recent EU Aviation Day, organized by the Portuguese EU Presidency, the European Commission naively indicated that even after the crisis, aviation remains
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Aviation is the safest transportation system in history by learning from its mistakes and a constant process of improving flight safety standards.
Building on the knowledge and experience of over a century of commercial flights – the ultimate goal of technological and regulatory
Even if it is currently not possible to totally avoid flights in and over conflict zones, in principle ECA objects to those flights because of the associated inevitable increased risks.
As a fast-growing transportation means, aviation is also increasingly being used for human trafficking. However, aviation’s unique nature presents many opportunities to identify and react to human trafficking, as passengers are kept under observation during the entire process, from check
Global aviation connectivity is ramping up with the generalization of non-aviation specific technology such as big data, cloud-based infrastructures, mobile networks, electronic flight bags, onboard internet, satellite communications and navigation. The typical commercial and cargo flight
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