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Using Aviation Data to Select an Airline

Let’s face it, flying today isn’t the posh experience that it used to be. With the increased security, and generally poor revenue environment for airlines, service has suffered. And, it’s not just the “frills” that are gone, basic service, like making an on-time departure has slipped as well. If you’re booking one of those luxury […]

FAA Awards Contract for Nationwide Data Network

The Harris Corp has been awarded the contract to provide the FAA with a next generation data network for Air Traffic Control (ATC).   Harris was competing with both Lockheed Martin and ITT Exelis for the lucrative contract, worth $332M over 7 years.  The contract also includes a year-by-year renewal clause that that lasts for […]