Articles tagged “flight tracking”

Global Airline Safety Standards For Satellite Tracking Will Kick in Next Year

Global Airline Safety Standards For Satellite Tracking Will Kick in Next Year

Joan Lowy, Associated Press

At the rate it currently takes airlines to receive and replace aircraft, it will take decades for some of these newer standards to be fully implemented, which means planes like Malaysia Airlines flight 370 could still vanish without a trace.

2 years ago

Azul Becomes First Carrier in the Americas to Adopt AIRCOM FlightTracker

Azul Becomes First Carrier in the Americas to Adopt AIRCOM FlightTracker

Marisa Garcia, Skift

It's good to at least see some airlines have made up their minds in favor of aircraft tracking systems.

4 years ago

Wing Fragment Is From Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Say Experts

Wing Fragment Is From Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Say Experts

Eileen Ng, Associated Press

It would have been great if the airlines had made more progress on a flight tracking system over this last year.

4 years ago

Airlines Select Tracking Solution After Disappearance of MH370

Airlines Select Tracking Solution After Disappearance of MH370

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Aircraft-tracking solutions are a must-have for airlines, and some, at least, are methodically readying implementations.

4 years ago

The New Airline Tracking System That Relies on Electronic Handshakes

The New Airline Tracking System That Relies on Electronic Handshakes

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

We would have hoped airlines would be further along the path of finding a better solution for flight tracking by now.

4 years ago

The Aircraft Tracking System of the Future Was Built on Link Bait

The Aircraft Tracking System of the Future Was Built on Link Bait

Marisa Garcia, Skift

The tech company that started as link-bait has become a vital link to the skies.

4 years ago

ESPN’s New Flight Performance Tool Reveals Fastest and Slowest Routes

ESPN’s New Flight Performance Tool Reveals Fastest and Slowest Routes

Dan Peltier, Skift

Not that we're taking the airlines' sides, but poor management at airports is also a big reason for delays and it's nice to see Silver trying to highlight that in his new tool.

4 years ago

Airlines Make Baby Steps on Flight Tracking a Year After Flight 370 Vanished

Airlines Make Baby Steps on Flight Tracking a Year After Flight 370 Vanished

Scott Mayerowitz and David Koenig, Associated Press

If airlines could figure out how to attache an ancillary fee to flight tracking we'd already have this problem solved.

4 years ago

Countries Begin Debate Over Paying for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Search

Countries Begin Debate Over Paying for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Search

David Fickling, Bloomberg

Hopefully the countries will get some work done here rather than have to sit through grandstanding by people like Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

4 years ago

Plane Tracking Pilot Program to Begin in Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia

Plane Tracking Pilot Program to Begin in Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press

It's not a huge move, but that fact that something is happening at all is notable.

4 years ago

UN Group Creates Flight Tracking Benchmark, But Needs Industry Adoption

UN Group Creates Flight Tracking Benchmark, But Needs Industry Adoption

Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg

It's notable that the UN group agreed on something, but getting adoption by industry and governments is the bigger challenge.

4 years ago

Aviation Officials Meet in Rare Gathering to Address Airline Safety

Aviation Officials Meet in Rare Gathering to Address Airline Safety

Joan Lowy, Associated Press

it's difficult to see a development in which this UN group will be able to create the consensus necessary to move things forward.

4 years ago