GADSS and ADS-B

GADSS and ADS-B

By now ADS-B technology is well understood.  It allows for aircraft tracking which has become so popular and is now de rigueur for every avgeek with a smartphone. Which includes just about every reader of this site. We spoke with Amir Bhatti, CEO of Star Navigation...

Fuel Burn redux

Yesterday, given this quiet time of the year, we shared some data on the state of fuel burn among US airlines’ single-aisle aircraft. This is the chart we shared. We pointed out that there are three aircraft at or exceeding the 100 seat mile/gallon of fuel. ...
Pre-Xmas US flight cancellations

Pre-Xmas US flight cancellations

News out today shows hundreds of US flights canceled.  The talk is about Omicron – well of course. But take a look at how well the US airlines have actually recovered from the 2020 Covid debacle. The first chart shows the history of US passenger traffic.  The...

Monitoring the US air traffic recovery

We track the daily TSA numbers and combine this with flight data from FlightRadar24 to build the model below.  Readers can monitor it by using the public access models listed on our Decision Analytics page. This eight-page model gives you a series of views on how the...