ACARS

ACARS Over IP and its Impact on Airline Operations

As a new generation of smart aircraft emerges, airlines are embracing digitalization and connected cockpit applications to optimize fuel usage and operational performance. While this can provide significant benefits to an airline, the need to transmit the additional sensor,...

Kuwait Airways Demonstrates the Value of AoIP Adoption in Congested Aviation Markets

The massive amounts of new data being produced by intelligent aircraft present a pressing challenge for the Aircraft Communication and Reporting System (ACARS) network and its bandwidth. This obstacle gave rise to the concept of ACARS over Internet Protocol...

Flight Test: IPS Capabilities Enable Real-Time, Secure Messaging from Pilot to Controller

While in flight, data is delivered to and from an aircraft that requires immediate action. Within seconds, these communications help the pilot make critical decisions about things like the weather, flight path, and aircraft performance—which can significantly impact the...

DOWNLOAD: How ACARS Over IP Broadens the Aviation Data Pipeline 

For over 40 years, Aircraft Communications Addressing and Report System (ACARS) has been the go-to delivery system for relaying operational and safety critical information to and from aircraft on a global scale. However, with the adoption of intelligent airplanes,...

What is the Datalink Dilemma for the Connected Aviation Ecosystem?

Today’s connected aircraft rely heavily on data analytics to operate efficiently and safely. And given new, smart aircraft and the increasing number of ways to capture data both in the air and on the ground, connected aircraft can generate...

Refreshing the ACARS Approach: An Introduction to Internet Protocol Suite (IPS)

Due to its pivotal role in aviation operations and communications, the Connected Aviation Today team has covered the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) at length. From its evolution, to misconceptions about it, to its future, ACARS continues...

Unpacking the Evolution of Flight Tracking

With new technologies, changing passenger expectations, and evolving operational approaches, the aviation industry is one that adapts quickly. A specific area of the aviation ecosystem that has notably transformed in recent years is flight tracking. With safety always at...

Connected Aviation Today Shares Top Stories from 2018

The year 2018 is coming to a close and it’s been a big one for Connected Aviation Today. We covered several important trends and updates in the aviation industry like GADSS adoption, GDPR and PNR’s impact on travel, and...

Video: 3 Reasons Why ACARS Is Here To Stay Now And Into The Future

This article is the third and final in a series on the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS), a communication protocol that has become pivotal in the aviation community for the last 40 years. Part one of this...

ACARS: Understanding Fact vs. Fiction

This article is the second in a series on the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) which has become a foundational part of aviation communications over the last 40 years. Part One of this series provided an overview...
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