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Keeping track of developments in flight tracking and e-enablement

Just as satellite companies and in-flight connectivity providers have squared off to compete for business associated with the e-enablement of civil aircraft, so too have they squared off to provide formal aircraft tracking solutions in the wake of the tragic disappearance of MH370. Inmarsat and Iridium’s separate L-band satellite networks have each supported cockpit communications […]

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Chicken run…

I’ve often wondered if Global Eagle’s founders experienced the same dilemma as Benjamin Franklin when deciding which bird to choose as their emblem, and I’ve noted my opinion on several occasions that they appear to have chosen poorly. Now it seems that Global Eagle is up for sale and is trying to entice other inflight […]

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Kylie Minogue Surprise Performance at IATA AGM

Kylie Minogue was the surprise guest at last night’s IATA AGM Gala Dinner in Doha, hosted by Qatar Airways. The Australian songstress wowed a packed room of airline chief executives with nine of her biggest hits, including classics such as “I should be so lucky” , “Locomotion” and “Can’t get you out of my head”. Kylie was […]

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