Fewer Airlines ‘Bumping’ Passengers From Flights

Passengers are less likely to be bumped from their flight, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The DOT says that rates of involuntary passenger bumping among the country’s 12 largest airlines dropped to just … Read More

SpaceX Successfully Launches New Falcon Heavy Rocket

SpaceX has successfully launched its new Falcon Heavy rocket. Featuring three reusable boosters, the new rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on February 6, 2018 with a Tesla Roadster payload (no, that’s not a typo). In an effort to … Read More

Google Flights to Offer Better Predictions of Air Travel Delays

Google Flights is being updated with new features to better predict air travel delays. Originally launched September 13, 2011 the Google-operated online flight booking service allows travelers to easily find and purchase tickets through third-party vendors. It works like other … Read More

FAA Approves SmartSky 4G LTE for STC

SmartSky Networks’ in-cabin wireless 4G LTE network has been awarded the first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). According to a recent report published by Routehappy, more than 70 airlines throughout the world are offer in-flight … Read More

Boeing Produced More Jets Than Any Other Company in 2017

New reports indicate that Boeing produced more jets than any other company, including Airbus, last year. 2017 marked the sixth consecutive year in which Boeing topped the charts for jet production. According to the reports, Boeing produced and delivered 763 … Read More

Airbus Launches New Augmented Reality App for iOS

Airbus has launched a new augmented reality (AR) app for Apple iOS devices. Dubbed the iflyA380 app, it’s an extension of the airplane manufacturer’s website that allows passengers to book flights featuring its massive double-decker A380 superjumbo jet. Introduced October … Read More

Meet Monroe: Jason Evers

Jason Evers  Monroe Aerospace Quality Control 1.) How long have you been at Monroe, and what do you do here? I have been here almost 5 years now and work in the quality control department. 2.) Describe your background. (Brief … Read More

FAA Issues Warning About Fire Containment Products

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a warning regarding the effectiveness of fire containment products. In October 2016, the agency filed a paper with the United Nations (UN), revealing the potential dangers of lithium-ion batteries when stored in … Read More

Boeing Unveils Cargo-Carrying Drone

Aerospace manufacturer Boeing has unveiled a new unmanned aerial vehicle that’s capable of carrying up to 500 pounds. Dubbed the unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV), it’s expected to drive innovation in the ever-evolving drone-delivery market. According to … Read More