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Thales and Brussels Airlines have demonstrated a new live weather service that sends weather updates to the pilot's Electronic Flight Bag system throughout the flight. The service is a technical breakthrough — it uses the existing ACARS network despite its bandwidth limitations — and offers a host of benefits for passengers and operators alike.
With better weather information shared more effectively among air crews, flight dispatchers and air traffic controllers, industry analysts expect significant cost savings for airlines.
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