Innovation

First commercial biofuel flights in France

First commercial biofuel flights in France

By onboard, 07 september 2015
Air France launched its Lab’line for the Future programme in 2014. The idea is to promote responsible, sustainable air transport by investigating the use of biofuel instead of kerosene, and…
Clean Sky program: Gearing up to flight tests

Clean Sky program: Gearing up to flight tests

By onboard, 10 august 2015
Clean Sky places Europe at the forefront of ever-greener aviation. Addressing societal needs according to the EU Horizon 2020 strategy,…
Flight Management Systems: the next generation

Flight Management Systems: the next generation

By onboard, 02 august 2015
From navigation and flight planning to performance prediction and flight path optimisation, Flight Management Systems play a key role in…
Avionics in a three-dimensional age

Avionics in a three-dimensional age

By onboard, 11 july 2015
The technology developed by the Professor Calculus in Tintin and the Lake to the sharks has progressed and the fiction…
How connectivity is revolutionnising air passenger experience

How connectivity is revolutionnising air passenger experience

By onboard, 30 june 2015
Connectivity is emerging as one of the most useful tools the civil air transport world has seen since the invention…