HK aviation sector risks losing passengers if it indulges protesters

HK aviation sector risks losing passengers if it indulges protesters

Hong Kong’s aviation industry risks losing its passengers to adjacent regions if they don’t quickly make their stance clear and continue to indulge protesters who wantonly obstruct their normal operations, according to analysts. If occasional short-term chaos and breakdowns caused by the unrest turn into an ongoing problem, Asia’s busiest airport will be abandoned by…

Blockchain is significant to aviation, which is significant to blockchain

Blockchain is significant to aviation, which is significant to blockchain

The aviation industry supports $2.7 Trillion (3.6%) of the world’s gross domestic product and carries over 4 billion passengers and 60 million tonnes of freight annually, according to International Air Transport Association. The giants in this industry have embraced blockchain technology with open arms and have quietly applied it to multiple aspects of their networks faster…

One-third of the world’s largest defense companies are now Chinese

One-third of the world’s largest defense companies are now Chinese

Until recently, it was not possible to know the profits of Chinese military technology companies. Today, it is possible to identify the revenues of these still mostly state-owned businesses and how they compare to large defense companies in America and Europe. According to defense news, which publishes an annual list of the largest 100 defense…

Airbus experiments with theoretical new fuel-saving technology

Airbus experiments with theoretical new fuel-saving technology

While the supersonic Concorde may be a thing of the past, the aviation industry continues to innovate in the 21st century. European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has recently unveiled a concept-only design for a new airplane that resembles a bird of prey, with feathers on the tips of its wings. The feathers of this theoretical aircraft…

Boeing’s 737 Max brings crisis to the company

Boeing’s 737 Max brings crisis to the company

If Boeing intended to have their 737 Max become a household name, surely this is not what they had in mind. Since 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed nearly 350 people in the past year, deliveries of the infamous bestselling plane have halted, stocks have plummeted, and Boeing has struggled to rehabilitate the…

How Electric Planes Will Change The Aviation Industry For The Better

How Electric Planes Will Change The Aviation Industry For The Better

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk has become a household name across the world for his impressive achievements in the field of technology. He has now set his eyes on fundamentally changing the aviation industry by introducing commercially available electric planes that can compete with fuel planes. There are a few electric planes in existence but none…