Henry Canaday

Henry
Canaday

Henry Canaday has been a business and aviation journalist for 15 years, with recent emphasis on aviation maintenance and airline information technology. Prior to that, he spent 20 years as an energy economist with both Federal agencies and the private sector.

Articles
Enhanced Vision Sees In Dark Through Fog, Smoke, Smog 
The FAA will allow airliners with qualified enhanced vision to land without natural vision of runways and takeoff when destination fields are below minimums.
MROs and OEMs Must Do More
The new maintenance, repair and overhaul market is presenting its own challenges, mostly in the form of intense competition among diversified global giants.
MRO Provider Stakes Grow As Aircraft, Systems Grow More Complex
Maintenance markets in 2017 should continue 2016’s decent pace, as modest economic growth combines with low fuel prices to keep fleets flying and expanding.
When Airline Systems Understand Natural Language, All Will Benefit 
Natural language processing technology could make airline sales distribution smarter.
MRO Thrives Despite Influx Of Newer, More Durable Aircraft
Trends in the global MRO business point to a rapidly evolving industry
Balancing border security needs, passenger flow
Technology is the most promising area of increasing border security while easing travel burdens.
Intelligent Aviation 
The next wave of airline IT changes may include new jargon: Speech recognition to turn voice into text, natural language processing and artificial intelligence.
MRO Digest News Briefs May 18, 2016
News Briefs from the May 18, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
MRO Digest News Briefs May 11, 2016 
News Briefs from the May 11, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
Delta, Aeromexico, JetBlue Boost Wi-Fi Connections
The race for better and more thoroughly connected aircraft is picking up speed.
MRO Digest News Briefs May 4, 2016
News Briefs from the May 4, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
MTU Stays Busy With V2500s 
The new LEAP and GTF engines are supposed to be maintenance-stingy, but there is still plenty of work to be done on the current powerplants.
MRO Digest News Briefs April 27, 2016 
News Briefs from the April 27, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
Rolls-Royce wins $1.2 billion Trent 7000 engine order 
Rolls-Royce has won an order worth $1.2 billion for Trent 7000 engines on 14 Airbus A330neos and TotalCare service support from Garuda Indonesia.
MRO Digest News Briefs April 20, 2016 
News Briefs from the April 20, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
Blogs & Commentary
Mar 22, 2017
blog

Keep calm, but don't carry on!

The British Airways statement on the new rules forbidding laptops and other personal electronic devices in carry-on on certain flights is so British....More
Mar 21, 2017
blog

Casting a cloud over a movie star & a little boy sharing carrot juice

Have years of work by Emirates and other airlines to cultivate a safe, friendly image in the US been spoiled in one fell swoop?...More
Mar 21, 2017
blog

Trying to make sense of the new TSA electronics ban

I flew to Abu Dhabi for a short work trip in January and, if I’m honest, I found the security and screening processes at that airport ahead of my flight back to Washington DC a bit annoying. However, given today’s announcement about new US security rules for flights from that airport and nine others, most of them also in the Middle East, the focus of my annoyance has changed....More
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