SBAS, the opportunity for Africa to leverage satellites for the development of its strategic economic sectors

What is SBAS? The Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) consists of a small set of geosynchronous satellites that broadcast positioning corrections calculated using a network of geographically distributed reference stations. These corrections improve the accuracy and reliability of the Global … Continue reading SBAS, the opportunity for Africa to leverage satellites for the development of its strategic economic sectors

Are we going to fly smaller? – Covid-19 crisis may accelerate the boost of narrowbody in long-haul flights

Long-haul flights have been historically associated with widebody aircraft. Old narrowbody aircraft generations were not competitive enough regarding costs neither had enough range. However, new generations could be a game-changer in the industry as the updates in technology have increased … Continue reading Are we going to fly smaller? – Covid-19 crisis may accelerate the boost of narrowbody in long-haul flights

Air transport in post-armed conflict environments. Exponential growth or stagnation?

Air transport is a sensitive sector easily affected by socioeconomic and political factors. While traffic can plummet during periods of social turmoil and armed conflicts, it can also recover with relative ease during stability periods following those events. What does … Continue reading Air transport in post-armed conflict environments. Exponential growth or stagnation?

Performance Monitoring: the first step towards improving efficiency in airport operations in LatAm

In the last 20 years, according to official aeronautical agencies in Latin America, passenger traffic and aircraft operations has doubled. But this growth comes with a downgrading in the service level due to serious affectation in the overall performance of … Continue reading Performance Monitoring: the first step towards improving efficiency in airport operations in LatAm