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...

Missing Airplanes – Why Real-Time Tracking of Airplanes Won’t Happen Quickly

Air travel is a very safe mode of travel, with few accidents and a trend line that points to increasing safety year by year.  The following chart shows worldwide airline fatalities per million passengers from 1976 through 2014.  The trend line shows that safety is...