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
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
ST Aerospace Secures $327 Million in New Contracts in 1Q 
ST Aerospace secured new contracts worth S$443 million ($327 million) in the 2016 first quarter.
MRO Digest News Briefs April 13, 2016 
News Briefs from the April 13, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
Blogs & Commentary
Dec 1, 2016
blog

Five priorities for the next US Transportation Secretary

US President-elect’s nomination of Elaine Chao to be Department of Transportation Secretary seems to have broad support and will likely be an uncontentious nominee with the Senate....More
Nov 29, 2016
blog

Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute is a proxy fight with a larger goal

Airbus and Boeing fear they will not be able to live with the kinds of state support that budding rivals may receive....More
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