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The global aviation sector has witnessed profound shifts in recent years, with China at the forefront of pioneering airport development. Emphasizing safety, sustainability, advanced technology, and passenger-centric design, China's progress reflects a broader trend in global aviation infrastructure ...

REVIEW: Sustainable Future Aviation Symposium outlined key decarbonisation routes

The Sustainable Future Aviation Symposium hosted by Coventry University yesterday (Wednesday 21 February) highlighted a number of key themes in addressing the challenges ahead for the global aviation industry. In spite of the global industry's 2050 net zero carbon emissions target, the conference...

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Southwest Airlines Co. and the Transport Workers Union Local 555 (TWU 555) today reached a Tentative Agreement for a new labor contract. TWU 555 represents nearly 18,000 Southwest Airlines Ramp, Operations, Provisioning, and Cargo Agents. Adam Carlisle, Vice President Labor Relations at Southw...

North American aircraft de-icing market expected to grow 58%

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