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Premium #330 – Connectivity keeps improving

We have been tracking demand for aircraft connectivity for some time.  There are several news stories that further underscore the point that demand for connectivity seems to have no upper limit. Icelandair will equip its 737 MAX fleet with ViaSat connectivity. The...

Premium #226 – Farnborough 2016 Was Far from Boring – If you Knew Where to Look

We’ve seen some reports that the 2016 Farnborough Airshow was disappointing, with the fewest new aircraft orders in recent years.  One commentator even called the show ‘boring.“  We attended, and have a very different opinion.  These are exciting times for the...

Preliminary Agreement on Airliner Cyber Security Standards

Please start here.  This is huge news.  Readers know that we have a significant interest in this subject.  We have been concerned with the issue of cyber security as it potentially can impact the air travel process.  Air travel is increasingly IT driven.  We have seen...

2015 EFB Survey Report

Our fourth annual EFB survey report will be available from Monday January 18.  The 34 page report (PDF) includes six sections (Airline Operations, Connectivity, Business Case Drivers, Future Planning, Cyber Security, Tablet EFBs) with 46 charts and a foreword by IATA....

Premium #226 – Farnborough 2016 Was Far from Boring – If you Knew Where to Look

We’ve seen some reports that the 2016 Farnborough Airshow was disappointing, with the fewest new aircraft orders in...