Global Business Flight Activity Continues Growth in 2017 According to Latest JSSI Business Aviation Index

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), has released its Business Aviation Index for the second quarter of 2017. The latest report indicates continued growth in business aviation flight activity worldwide, which follows the steady growth reported in the first quarter of 2017. Average utilization of aircraft in the second quarter of 2017 reached levels not seen […]

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SIU Aviation Technologies Signs Agreement with Chinese University

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Aviation Technologies program and Shenyang Aerospace University (SAU) in China will begin an articulation agreement in fall 2018. The 2+2 project, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education, will likely bring 50 to 60 students to Carbondale beginning in 2020. The academic concentrations will be on avionics and maintenance with a […]

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Vaisala’s Innovative Winter Weather Technology Being Evaluated by Emirates at Copenhagen and Chicago Airports

Vaisala is working with Emirates on a new decision support system for winter weather at both Chicago and Copenhagen airports. The combination cloud service and equipment tested by Emirates, called CheckTime, monitors winter conditions and provides information to pilots so they can make decisions about keeping an airplane’s wings free of ice and snow. A […]

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