Posts Tagged “flight ops”

WheelTug offers flight operations time savings help

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Airline flight operations are manifestly impacted by many exogenous events.  e-Taxi company, WheelTug, has developed a method of helping airlines solve the gate pushback as part of flight operations. Based on an analysis of nearly 7,000 flights, using FlightWatching, WheelTug has determined that a typical airline uses up to 13 minutes at pushback.  Eleven minutes…

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A Flight Ops Challenge – And the case for E-Taxi documented

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A Flight Ops Challenge – And the case for E-Taxi documented






E-taxi pioneers Wheeltug just released research (ground operations summary 31 Mar 2016) it undertook monitoring airport operations.  The case for adding e-taxi capabilities to aircraft has tended to focus on saving fuel burn.  But fuel burn is no longer such an important issue in cost terms, though in “green” terms cutting fuel burn is still…

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