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Another praises for Garuda Indonesia Airways

Jakarta – Garuda Indonesia airline was awarded the World’s Best Cabin Crew 2014. The award was given by Skytrax in the biggest airline exhibition in the world, Fanborough International Airshow, England yesterday.

The award made this State-owned Enterprise airline defeating several top airlines such as Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong and Singapore Airline. Both airlines were nominated for the same category.

Garuda Indonesia was crowned by Skytrax as the 7th best airline in the world. The position was up by two ratings from 2013 that was on the 9th position.

“This is the biggest honor for us and Indonesia. I would like to say thank you to our loyal customers,” Director of Garuda Indonesia Emirsyah Satar said in England yesterday.

Skytrax is an independent survey organization in England that performs airline and airport ranking-based on consumers’ survey and direct observation. The survey is based on 18.85 million airline passengers in the world. Passengers from 160 countries took part in choosing the best airline out of 245 existing airlines in the world, starting from periods of August 2013 until May 2014.

Source : tempo

What is the Most Important in Aviation Industry?

What is the Most Important in Aviation Industry?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on government institutions, airlines and aviation industry stakeholders to safeguard the development of Indonesia’s commercial airline industry by striving to meet international standards of coordination and safety.

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“The key to unlocking the aviation industry’s future potential is a global mind-set that is supported by strong partnerships. Aviation connects people and business to make global expansion possible. Airlines must be profitable, safe and secure,” Tony Tyler, IATA’s director general and CEO said Monday in a statement made available to The Jakarta Post on the sidelines of the IATA 70th annual general meeting and World Air Transport Summit in Doha, Qatar. Continue reading “What is the Most Important in Aviation Industry?” »

Media Advisory: Industry and Academic Leaders Take On Aviation Challenges at Upcoming A

Media Advisory: Industry and Academic Leaders Take On Aviation Challenges at Upcoming A³IR Conference










(PRWEB) December 23, 2013

WHAT: With less than one month until The Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace International Research (A³IR) Conference presented by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus, discounted registration has been extended for participants through the holidays and a free, open-to-the public FAA general session on the final day focusing on aviation safety has been added.

The two-day groundbreaking event will bring together industry and academic leaders for presentations and discussions covering topics on the cutting edge of aviation and technology.

The 2014 conference will address the following:

    Global Security, Cyber Intelligence & Aviation Safety
    Unmanned Aerial Systems & UAVs – Privacy and Security
    Commercial Space Flight Systems and Safety
    Human Factors, CRM and Aviation Psychology
    Systemic Safety including Fire, Law Enforcement and Emergency Response

The keynote speaker is Robert Sumwalt, current member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). A pilot with more than 30 years of experience including 24 years as an airline pilot, Sumwalt was appointed to a two-year term with the NTSB as Vice Chairman in 2006 by President George W. Bush. He was then reappointed to the Board as a member for an additional five-year term by President Barack Obama in 2011. He has been involved with and led numerous airline safety programs and is co-founder of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Critical Incident Response Program, which provides guidance to airline personnel involved in traumatic incidents.

Sumwalt will also speak as the subject matter expert at the free, open-to-the-public FAA session at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 titled “Safety Culture Enhancements.” Embry-Riddle Associate Vice President for Safety Dan McCune and Embry-Riddle Prescott Aviation Safety Program Manager Brian Roggow also will be part of the session.

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are still available. Please contact Merrie Heath, merrie(dot)heath(at)erau(dot)edu; (928) 777-3901.

Media is invited to attend.

Complete daily conference agenda, participant registration and more information are available online at commons.erau.edu/aircon. Follow the event on Twitter @A3IRCON.

WHEN: January 17-18, 2014 (Friday and Saturday)

WHERE: The Wigwam Golf and Spa Resort, 300 East Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park, AZ 85340. Accommodations for conference participants are available at wigwamarizona.com or by calling (800) 327-0396.

COST: $ 195 – Extended early-bird registration through Dec. 25; $ 250 – regular registration Dec. 26 and beyond until conference is full.

PARTICIPANT CONTACT: Vicki Launders, Office of the Dean/College of Aviation Prescott Campus, vicki.launders@erau.edu; (928) 777-6617

MEDIA CONTACT: Melanie Hanns, Director of University Communications, melanie(dot)hanns(at)erau(dot)edu; (386) 226-7538

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 40 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and http://www.facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.






















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