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
News Briefs Feb. 3, 2016 
News Briefs from the Feb. 3, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
SIA Engineering posts revenue, profit increase 
SIA Engineering Group posted a profit of S$49.4 million ($31.8 million) for third quarter of fiscal 2015-16.
Wi-Fi Flux 
Broadband access to the Internet in the airline passenger cabin is spreading rapidly. Many passengers want it and are willing to pay for it. Technology enables it at lower costs and with higher quality. Airlines want to please passengers and make money, either directly by charging for Internet access, or indirectly by filling more seats or receiving higher fares.
Wi-Fi Flux 
Broadband access to the Internet in the airline passenger cabin is spreading rapidly. Many passengers want it and are willing to pay for it. Technology enables it at lower costs and with higher quality. Airlines want to please passengers and make money, either directly by charging for Internet access, or indirectly by filling more seats or receiving higher fares.
MRO Digest News Briefs Jan. 27, 2016 
News Briefs from the Jan. 27, 2016 edition of MRO Digest
MRO Digest News Briefs Jan. 20, 2016 
News Briefs from the Jan. 20, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
MRO Digest News Briefs Jan. 6, 2016 
News Briefs from the Jan. 6, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
AAR gains revenue, profit slips 
AAR reported second-quarter fiscal year 2016 consolidated sales of $423.8 million and income from continuing operations of $10.4 million.
News Briefs Dec. 16, 2015 
News Briefs from the Dec. 16, 2015 issue of MRO Digest
Indonesia Checks A320 Rudders in Wake of AirAsia Crash  1
Indonesia’s Transport Ministry has begun checks on Airbus A320s operated by the country’s airlines after a crash investigation of AirAsia flight QZ8501 discovered potential issues with the aircraft’s rudder travel limiter units.
MRO Digest News Briefs Dec. 9, 2015 
News Briefs from the Dec. 9, 2015 issue of MRO Digest
Lufthansa Technik preps for A350 
Lufthansa Technik is stepping up its capacities to support the Airbus A350 by expanding a highly modern warehouse for spare parts in Munich.
MRO Digest News Briefs Dec. 2, 2015 
News Briefs from the Dec. 2, 2015 issue of MRO Digest
Rolls-Royce Modifies Trent Support Network 
Rolls-Royce has announced changes to three approved maintenance center joint ventures, simplifying the structure of two and introducing a more competitive business model.
Weather Matters

Real-time weather services in easy-to-understand graphical format are coming to pilots’ electronic flight bags (EFBs). Some services will work, to a limited degree, with traditional VHF radio communication, like aircraft communications addressing and reporting system (ACARS).

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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