American Airlines

This week American Airlines became the first major carrier to use iPads to replace tons of flight manuals. The program is called Electronic Flight Bag and contains all paper revisions to terminal charts. The iPad will be accessible during all phases of a flight. In April, American completed testing on its Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft and has secured FAA approval to use the Apple iPad on all of its planes. Getting rid of all the manuals is actually cost effective. The airline is set to save an average of 400,000 gallons of fuel and about $12 million a year.