New Radar will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

New Radar will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

A new detect-and-avoid radar to improve air traffic safety was tested successfully. HENSOLDT, a sensor solutions provider, has successfully concluded flight tests with its collision avoidance radar system for UAVs. In test flights lasting several hours, the radar installed in...
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PNR (Passenger Name Record) Statement

PNR (Passenger Name Record) Statement

Safety and security are the aviation industry’s top priorities. As the trade association of the global airline industry, IATA supports and facilitates the creation and management of industry standards, including data exchange relating to PNR (Passenger Name ...
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Rolls-Royce Selects SITAONAIR e-Aircraft DataHub for Airlines

Rolls-Royce Selects SITAONAIR e-Aircraft DataHub for Airlines

Rolls-Royce is the launch customer for SITAONAIR’s game-changing e-Aircraft DataHub – a new, state-of-the-art neutral aircraft data management service designed to bring significant, distinct benefits to airlines and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)....
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Airbus Mulls Single-Pilot Flights as Artificial Intelligence Could Enable Autonomous Planes

Airbus Mulls Single-Pilot Flights as Artificial Intelligence Could Enable Autonomous Planes

  Airbus acknowledges that the “explainability” of artificial intelligence is an impediment to getting regulators to sign off on certain products. Passengers will definitely need some very good explainers, too. Though autopilot is not a new technology...
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Why Electric Propulsion Could Be Disruptive For MRO

Why Electric Propulsion Could Be Disruptive For MRO

While it may be as much as a decade or more away, some type of commercial aircraft powered by electric propulsion may become as common as electric automobiles are today. According to a survey published by Roland Berger, a global...
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ARCOS Launches Incident Manager Software to Automate Emergency Response

ARCOS Launches Incident Manager Software to Automate Emergency Response

ARCOS LLC – a provider of resource management software and services for critical infrastructure industries – has released its new Incident Manager software to help utilities and other industries automatically plan for and respond to emergencies ranging ...
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Blockchain Tech to Help Track Air Traffic

Blockchain Tech to Help Track Air Traffic

The Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system functions with satellite rather than radar technology to more accurately observe and track air traffic. In a bid to fix the privacy loopholes inherent in the proposed system, NASA is looking to adop...
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Connectivity Modifications Are Booming

Connectivity Modifications Are Booming

Focus of MRO providers expected to switch in the next decade when the majority of the global fleet should be equipped with connectivity. Improvements to ground- and satellite-based communications infrastructure mean that airlines now can offer fast, reliable W...
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Cathay Ticketing Glitch Leaves Some Customers With Great Upgrades

Cathay Ticketing Glitch Leaves Some Customers With Great Upgrades

Cathay, to its credit, is honoring tickets that were sold by mistake. But what’s behind all these tech issues? Less than two weeks after saying it had a ticketing error that gave away premium seats at huge discounts, Cathay Pacific...
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Aviation Trends: Biometrics Comes of Age in 2018 with AI and Blockchain Evolving in 2019

Aviation Trends: Biometrics Comes of Age in 2018 with AI and Blockchain Evolving in 2019

As 2018 comes to a close, the editorial team at Connected Aviation Today is looking back at the year and the progress that the aviation industry has made in embracing new technologies. With the goal of creating a seamless end-to-end...
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