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WCS 2017: Astral Aerial wins IATA Innovation Award for ‘UTM Concept for Africa’

WCS 2017: Astral Aerial wins IATA Innovation Award for ‘UTM Concept for Africa’

March 17, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI — As IATA wrapped up its 11th World Cargo Symposium here yesterday, it announced that conference participants chose Astral Aerial Solutions as the winner of its 2017 Air Cargo Innovation award, amongst five finalists that had been narrowed down by a panel of judges. Astral Aerial won forRead More

WCS 2017: Disruption finally hits air cargo as carriers pivot

WCS 2017: Disruption finally hits air cargo as carriers pivot

March 15, 2017 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

ABU DHABI — There has been talk in recent years about the wave of digital disruption coming to air cargo. Well, that wave appears to have arrived. Air France-KLM Martinair Cargo, as an example, is on its way to true digital transformation, said Laurent Petitmangin, the carrier’s Vice President Marketing,Read More

Never fear, UPS test drones are here! [VIDEO]

Never fear, UPS test drones are here! [VIDEO]

September 23, 2016 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

A child is in danger. He’s having an asthmatic attack, but his inhaler has been left behind. And he’s at camp on an island inaccessible by road. What is the camp counselor to do? This looks like a job for…. aerial drones! It may sound like a bad TV plot,Read More

New FAA drone regulations may permit increased commercial applications

New FAA drone regulations may permit increased commercial applications

June 21, 2016 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

An expanded set of rules for drone operators released today by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) raised hopes that the government is moving forwards in its efforts to regulate this uncharted area of aviation in the United States. The 624-page set of rules, known as “Part 107,” is theRead More