Airport beacons. May the signal be with you
On the use of beacons at airports. A Star Wars Tribute.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AT AIRPORTS On the use of beacons at airports. A Star Wars Tribute.

The Digital Transformation process is starting at the airports. One of the biggest challenge of the airports is personalizing the Passenger Experience. Beacons are one of the recent year's most used devices for giving the airports the chance of giving the passengers a better experience. Let's see how they work and let's give a humble tribute to Star Wars.

Controlling the North Atlantic air space
On how planes are routed over the Atlantic Ocean

Great documentary by NATS On how planes are routed over the Atlantic Ocean

Some of my friends and colleagues ask me why a plane can be lost over the ocean without knowing its last position. Looking for documentation, I’ve ran across with this great video by NATS, the British Air Navigation Service Provider company about the amazing art of Air Traffic Control.

The challenge of Passenger Experience
On depersonalizing the Passenger Experience

Reflections from PTE 2015 On depersonalizing the Passenger Experience

Passenger Terminal Expo (PTE) 2015 took place on 10-12 March in Paris, this year I've had the privilege of attending to PTE. One of the topic conference’s mainstream was Customer Service & Passenger Experience, in this post I want to confront the several visions about passenger experience shown at PTE, and yes, you will read about beacons but you will also see human interaction.

Mobile at Aircraft
On Mobile use at Commercial Aviation. An introduction.

Mobile at Aircraft On Mobile use at Commercial Aviation. An introduction.

A brief writing about Mobile Communication at Aircraft. “Please disconnect all your electronic devices during the take off and landing and please switch off the mobile phones including the flight mode” are history now, but the foundations of mobile onboard are the same, but probably it won't in the future.

Intelligent Airports
On the new Airport's Digital Level (ACRIS)

Smarting the airports On the new Airport's Digital Level (ACRIS)

Airport Passenger’s centric, new revenues paths, more cooperation between the main airport’s stakeholders (airlines, airport, ground handling, ATC…) in order to improve the punctuality and service, external 3rd party apps, new huge and modern terminals, “intermodality”, smart cities & smart airports, green airports, etc.

Innovating aviation industry
Next R+D European Framework

European Horizon 2020 Next R+D European Framework

 Next december the 18th the European Commission will present the Smart, Green and Integrated Transport programmes included in the new Horizon 2020 Framework Programme.

UAS origins
On the beginnings of drones

DRONES On the beginnings of drones

1962, one of the Cold War’s Milestones, the Cuban’s Missiles Crisis and the Blockade, John Glenn the first american orbited the Earth in the NASA’s Mercury Program, Neil Armstrong as a test pilot, among others, flew with the X-15 plane to 40km altitudes and Mach 7. Read about the origins of the Drones.

Biojet Fuels
On the potential of Biofuels

Greener skies from the combustion On the potential of Biofuels

Rui Carapeto, our first external collaborator, writes about the potential of biofuels use in commercial aviation. 

The use of biofuels in commercial aviation is increasingly being seen as one of the best alternatives, in response to environmental challenges.

A Joy!
On learning to fly

GLIDERS On learning to fly

The aeriaA's editor adventure learning to fly gliders! It's time for fun and share with you my experience learning to fly gliders. It's addictive.

Boeing 777 made of paper
On Paper Technology and Boeing 777

Passion and Endeavor On Paper Technology and Boeing 777

This is a little story about AvGeek passion and endeavor. Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building and amazing Boeing 777 entirely made of paper. See the Luca's conversation on why he is doing it and how. Fathers, mothers, boys...prepare the scissors and glue.

Pilot Training with Google Glass
On the use of Google Glass in Pilot Training

Wearable Technologies On the use of Google Glass in Pilot Training

On 5th of march 2014, the spanish Flight Training School Adventia European College of Aeronautics flew for the first time in aviation a flight with two pilots wearing Google Glasses. It is the first time of this kind of achievement.

Iberia Airlines
Quo Vadis Iberia?

The future of an airline Quo Vadis Iberia?

The last 5 years of Iberia of its 85 years of existence put the airline survival in difficulties. This article tries to review the main airline's milestones from 2006 to nowadays from different points of views. 

 

Neuropie's CEO

JUERGEN WEDER Neuropie's CEO

In this interview we talk about Airport Management Centers, Airport Collaborative Decision Model (A-CDM), innovation and trends. I hope you will find it interesting.

35 years at aviation.

PERRY REES 35 years at aviation.

He had worked at British Caledonian, British Airways, EDS, SITA, Logica and now he is a freelancer.In this interview you will find comments about the ideal location of new London Airport, Airport’s Privatization, the importance of the Middle-East’s Hub, about Spain and its airports, and a beneficent cause in the Santiago’s Way.

 

Airports Technologies
On the State-of-the-Art Integration, BPM and CEP on Airports (Free Book in Spanish)

On the State-of-the-Art Integration, BPM and CEP on Airports (Free Book in Spanish)

The book collects the experience, mine and of my Isdefe’s colleagues, in the application of integration technologies at airports. The main topics are: SOA / ESB, information model, Integration project approach, airport procedures, competence centers, dashboards and the introduction of new technologies in the field of BPM and CEP.

Free eBook - Aircraft history
B-2: The Spirit of Innovation - Free eBook

B-2 history B-2: The Spirit of Innovation - Free eBook

We have a new free eBook at aeriaA’s library. B-2: The Spirit of Innovation. A book from Northrop Grumman about the people and innovation that created the U.S. Air Force’s B-2 stealth bomber, one of the nation’s most powerful, most survivable aircraft.

New aeriaA Sections
Mum, I've worked on this project.

RECOGNIZE YOUR TEAM! Mum, I've worked on this project.

The goals of this new section are:

Team ENGAGEMENT. EMPOWERING your company values. Show your CAPABILITIES. ATTRACT customers. See the video we have prepared for you. It’s time that Project Managers, Directors, etc. recognize the good job of their teams and help them to visualize their job to colleagues, friends, families and of course “Mum”. We believe that this will be one of the funniest sections of aeriaA.

The Showroom

SHOW WHAT YOU DO The Showroom

This new section section is about excellent products and services. Do you have one? Perfect, we want to give you a place here for showing why your product/service is different, excellent and interesting for any aeriaA visitor.