How Blockchain Technology Can Improve the Airline Industry

The airline industry – a data intensive industry with complex procedures and requirements – has much to gain from blockchain technology, an analysis from consulting firm Accenture reveals. Using cryptographic techniques and a distributed messaging protocol, a blockchain provides shared ledgers that decentralize reconciliation-based processes. Blockchain technologies differ from traditional …

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What is a slot?

You’ve checked in on time, made it through security, found the gate, queued to get on board, struggled with the overhead lockers and settled back into your seat. Then nothing happens. Finally you hear the captain saying, “We’re waiting for a slot.” Why? What is a slot and why can’t …

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Aviation Australia, Airways New Zealand Form New Training Centre

Training company Aviation Australia and air navigation services provider Airways New Zealand have formed a joint-venture to train new air traffic controllers. The pair will open a new facility at Aviation Australia’s Brisbane training campus featuring total control radar and aerodrome simulators that will cater for international students, with Airways New …

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