Lack of FAA leadership looms over regional airline conference

[ad_1] Uncertainty surrounding Michael Whitaker’s potential confirmation as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration – now without a permanent leader for roughly 18 months – is an ongoing source of anxiety for the US regional airline sector.  However, the leading member of the US Senate committee overseeing the confirmation process is warmer on Whitaker than … Read more

Flight delays, cancellations could continue for a decade amid airline workforce shortage

[ad_1] Flight delays and cancellations that have plagued travelers in recent months have prompted a federal investigation into what’s causing the chaos. And the issues are likely to linger for as much as a decade, a CBS News investigation found.  Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said his office is now actively investigating several airlines for what … Read more

Travel news: US airline staffing at ‘highest level’ in decades – so why the flight delays? | CNN

[ad_1] Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters Travelers check the status of their flights at Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on June 30. Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest news in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN  —  In travel news this week: Wild … Read more

Crew Management Systems Global Market to Reach $4.9 Billion by 2030: Focus Grows on AI for Better Management of Airline Crew

[ad_1] DUBLIN, July 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The “Crew Management Systems: Global Strategic Business Report” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Research_and_Markets_Logo The global market for Crew Management Systems estimated at US$2.6 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$4.9 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 8.5% over … Read more

European Airline Passengers Face Risk of Another Traffic Overload Summer

[ad_1] European airline passengers risk another summer of travel chaos as destinations including Budapest, Marseille and Athens face an overload of air traffic during the peak travel season. The warning was issued by Eurocontrol, the organization overseeing air space in Europe. According to a European Network Operations Plan published Friday, air traffic reached pre-pandemic levels … Read more

Hit any travel snags? Here’s how to tackle traffic and airline customer service

[ad_1] As the Fourth of July holiday sparks to life, millions are expected to pack the roads or head to the airports.  AAA projects more than 2.4 million Floridians are planning to drive and another 219,000 are expected to fly, marking an 87,000 increase from the previous year’s record. “Here in Florida, we’re expecting to … Read more