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Avianca is first Latin-American airline to select GX Aviation

Avianca is first Latin-American airline to select GX Aviation

Avianca is to become the first airline in Latin America to make its aircraft available with Inmarsat’s GX Aviation Ka-band satellite-based inflight connectivity. This will deliver high-speed Wi-Fi to passengers… Read more »

Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR 200S to be certified on A350 XWB

Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR 200S to be certified on A350 XWB

The Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR 200S ‘cockpit-only’ light satcom system is to be certified on the Airbus A350 XWB. The new-generation Cobham equipment, which supports Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) service, will provide… Read more »

Inmarsat / Airbus to equip airlines for European Aviation Network

Inmarsat / Airbus to equip airlines for European Aviation Network

Inmarsat has announced a strategic partnership for its new European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight broadband service with leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus. As part of a collaborative agreement signed at the… Read more »

JAL providing free inflight connectivity on domestic routes

JAL providing free inflight connectivity on domestic routes

Japan Airlines (JAL) is now providing free inflight connectivity throughout the entire flight to customers flying on domestic routes. JAL originally launched its inflight internet in July 2014 as a paid-for… Read more »

Iridium prepares for upcoming launch of NEXT satellites

Iridium prepares for upcoming launch of NEXT satellites

Iridium is making final preparations for the launch of its second block of Iridium NEXT satellites this coming weekend. Matt Desch, Iridium CEO, said the next 10 of its new… Read more »

Rockwell Collins introduces higher bandwidth messaging

Rockwell Collins introduces higher bandwidth messaging

Rockwell Collins has introduced a new, higher-bandwidth, cost-efficient messaging service to help airlines effectively manage larger data transmissions from the new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft to ground systems. The ARINC… Read more »

SITAONAIR / Teledyne deliver cockpit comms cellular service

SITAONAIR / Teledyne deliver cockpit comms cellular service

SITAONAIR and Teledyne Controls are joining forces to deliver the aviation industry’s first-ever airline-integrated ACARS datalink terrestrial cellular service. This new partnership represents an important evolution in airline and aircraft… Read more »

United Airlines’ 767s to evaluate SwiftBroadband-Safety

United Airlines’ 767s to evaluate SwiftBroadband-Safety

United Airlines is to participate in a technology evaluation of Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S), its next-generation flight deck communications platform. SB-S will be evaluated on four United Airlines’ Boeing 767 aircraft,… Read more »

Intelsat and OneWeb call off planned merger

Intelsat and OneWeb call off planned merger

Intelsat and OneWeb officially called off their planned merger earlier this week after the final deadline for a debt swap passed with insufficient support. As of the expiration date, the… Read more »

SmartSky Networks signs contract with DragonWave

SmartSky Networks signs contract with DragonWave

DragonWave, the Ottawa-based supplier of packet microwave radio systems, says it has received a product supply and installation services contract from SmartSky Networks, the North American 4G LTE inflight service… Read more »

Gogo 2Ku achieves 200 inflight connectivity installs milestone

Gogo 2Ku achieves 200 inflight connectivity installs milestone

Gogo has reached a milestone of 200 installations of its 2Ku inflight connectivity technology. The company has now installed the technology on many major fleet types including the Airbus A319,… Read more »

Inmarsat awards contract for GX satellite to Thales Alenia Space

Inmarsat awards contract for GX satellite to Thales Alenia Space

Inmarsat has awarded the contract for the construction of an additional Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) broadband network communications satellite to Thales Alenia Space. The satellite, which is targeted for launch… Read more »

ViaSat-2 launches from Kourou space centre in French Guiana

ViaSat-2 launches from Kourou space centre in French Guiana

The ViaSat-2 satellite has been launched aboard an Ariane 5 ECA from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana. The Ariane left the spaceport at 20:45 local time (23:45 GMT) on… Read more »

New target date announced for second Iridium NEXT Launch

New target date announced for second Iridium NEXT Launch

Iridium Communications has announced the second launch for its Iridium NEXT satellite constellation has been moved earlier, and is now targeted for June 25, 2017 at 13:24:59 PDT with an… Read more »

ViaSat wins contract for connectivity on Icelandair 737MAX fleet

ViaSat wins contract for connectivity on Icelandair 737MAX fleet

Icelandair has selected ViaSat to bring fast Ka-band inflight connectivity across its Boeing 737MAX fleet. Icelandair will use ViaSat-2, which ViaSat says is expected to be the most powerful, highest… Read more »

SES-15 satellite launches from French Guiana spaceport

SES-15 satellite launches from French Guiana spaceport

SES-15, an all-electric telecommunications satellite, has been launched by Arianespace aboard a Soyuz launch vehicle from Kourou in French Guiana. The flight lifted off at 08:54:53 a.m. (local time in… Read more »

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