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...

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....

Japanese 787 news

Here’s news nobody wants to read about during the Dubai show.  The last thing Boeing and aerospace firms want to hear about is 787 and batteries.  But the news is back. While news should really be that it appears a Thales battery charger is the item at fault,...