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The study association Amsterdam Aviation Association (SVAAA) is an association with full jurisdiction for students following the education Aviation studies, at the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam (HVA). This applies as well for students who are registered at a respective study given at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) where the focus is mainly on aviation itself.

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RSS Aviation Telegraph

  • Is there a future for jet engines? 7 November 2016
    Jet engines have been powering all the larger commercial aircraft since the introduction of the Comet back in 1949. Since then the engine industry has been busy improving the efficiency of the engines in order to make them more fuel efficient, less polluting and more silent than predecessors. With the development of the Solar Impulse, […]
    Michiel Jacobi
  • All-you-can-fly airlines, a concept for success? 1 November 2016
    Over the last few years, a new airline concept has gained popularity: the all-you-can-fly airline. These companies provide a completely different experience for its passengers than the regular airlines. One of these new start-ups is JetEight. Aviation Telegraph interviewed the founder of JetEight, Ruben Portz. The general idea for this concept is simple: the airline […]
    Quint Koops
  • Increasing amount of pilots under influence? 25 September 2016
    Recently there have been a few cases of pilots having a drink before or even mid-flight. BBC mentioned that on the 28th of August two pilots were arrested just before taking off with 141 passengers on board. Both have been removed from service and their flying duties. Also, in April this year, abc7NY mentioned that […]
    Ying de Jong
  • Drones – when do their uses get out­weighed by mis­use? 15 March 2016
    A few years ago, if the word “Drone” was men­tioned, one thought of the Mil­i­tary use of un­manned air­craft in con­flict zones such as Afghanistan. Now, with the in­tro­duc­tion of drones avail­able to any­one, there was a flurry of en­tre­pre­neurs who showed off their uses as a new means of get­ting cheap aer­ial pho­tog­ra­phy and films. Look […]
    Andrew Sassoli-⁠Walker
  • Is there a fu­ture for hy­brid elec­tric air­craft en­gines? 14 March 2016
    On Feb­ru­ary 9, 2016, elec­tri­cally pow­ered air travel took a ma­jor step for­ward with the power-up of the world’s most pow­er­ful hy­brid elec­tric pow­er­train for avi­a­tion. The pro­ject is HYP­STAIR and led by Pip­istrel in Slove­nia.The hy­brid-elec­tric pow­er­trains are ex­pected to ex­tend the range of all-elec­tric air­craft while be­ing en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly and quiet. Global emis­sion con­cerns have been at […]
    Angela Sells

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RSS anna.aero

  • Spirit Airlines starts Pittsburgh duo 20 July 2017
    Spirit Airlines begin daily flights from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles and Houston Intercontinental. Spirit Airlines launched two routes from Pittsburgh (PIT) this week – Los Angeles (LAX) and Houston Intercontinental (IAH). The 3,428-kilometre route to California, launched 13 July, will be flown by the airline daily. Services on the 1,796-kilometre link to Texas, which inaugurated a day […]
  • New airline routes launched (11 July 2017 – 17 July 2017) 20 July 2017
    A total of 48 routes were launched by 32 airlines during the course of last week, including FlyOne premiering its first route to the UK, Eurowings surging into Seattle-Tacoma, plus SriLankan Airlines commencing two routes to India from Colombo. The rest of this week’s new routes (A – Z by airline) The post New airline […]
  • Sofia Airport celebrates Euro ANNIES award victory while Cork displays its Route of the Week award 20 July 2017
    In this week’s Network Planning Community News, ANA celebrates the pending launch of Portugal’s first link to China as well as charter flights to Japan, and we have an anna.aero first – a new scheduled helicopter route celebration from Spain. More news also from Bratislava, Sohar and San Jose airports.    The post Sofia Airport celebrates Euro […]
    Marc Watkins
  • Friedrichshafen basks in first-time Arch of Triumph glory – and south German sunshine! 20 July 2017
    Last week German regional airport Friedrichshafen beat-off competition from the likes of Melbourne, Orlando and Nice to secure its first-ever Arch of Triumph title. As the airport celebrates its landmark victory, find out whether this week’s competition will be be won by a minnow or mega-hub here! It should not come as a surprise that […]
    Marc Watkins
  • Desperately Seeking Brains! Join our expanding team ‒ anna.aero seeks new Senior/Experienced Analyst 20 July 2017
    Chance to work at a fast-paced, dynamic e-publisher. Widely acknowledged as a route development news and analysis oracle? Opportunities like that don’t grow on trees. Indeed they don’t. Stop reading this pointless introduction and find out how to join the anna.aero team as a Senior Analyst. Opportunities like this don’t come around all that often (well about every […]
    Marc Watkins