VT Miltope taking inflight connectivity security seriously ViaSat says it intends to sue UK telecoms regulator OfCom Inmarsat joins international aviation cybersecurity association Embraer selects Gogo AVANCE L5 for Legacy 450 / 500 NBAA: FlightSafety International adds SD aeroCNCT training
Are airlines becoming ‘process locked’ over eEnablement?

Are airlines becoming ‘process locked’ over eEnablement?

In this guest feature, consultants Closed Loop argue that some airline cross-departmental eEnablement projects  are doomed to failure. Observations by more than a few airlines at a recent conference was that… Read more »

Saudia and SITAONAIR deliver new free e-ticket Wi-Fi

Saudia and SITAONAIR deliver new free e-ticket Wi-Fi

SITAONAIR has deployed its enhanced Internet ONAIR – an inflight Wi-Fi hub providing seamless inflight internet connectivity to airline passengers – aboard 76 Saudia aircraft flying to 34 destinations worldwide…. Read more »

Gogo has roadmap for further aircraft eEnablement projects

Gogo has roadmap for further aircraft eEnablement projects

More than 2,000 aircraft now feature eEnablement using Gogo’s inflight connectivity solutions and 55,000+ crew devices are connected. That was the message from Chad Gill, Solutions Manager, Aviation IoT, Gogo,… Read more »

Gogo Business Aviation goes global with Ku-band connectivity

Gogo Business Aviation goes global with Ku-band connectivity

Gogo Business Aviation is expanding its reach to become a global provider with the announcement of a high throughput satellite (HTS) Ku-band inflight connectivity service for business aviation. The new… Read more »

Inmarsat to demonstrate SwiftBroadband-Safety with FLYHT

Inmarsat to demonstrate SwiftBroadband-Safety with FLYHT

Inmarsat is to demonstrate its advanced new SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) solution in a flight trial with FLYHT, a specialist in real-time aircraft intelligence and cockpit communications. The evaluation will commence later… Read more »

Research: Nearly 7,000 aircraft now have inflight connectivity

Research: Nearly 7,000 aircraft now have inflight connectivity

According to Craig Foster, Senior Consultant and Co-Founder of Valour Consultancy, a total of 6,758 aircraft now have inflight connectivity systems installed and activated. Speaking at the 2017 Connected Aircraft… Read more »

Latest Honeywell flight planning iPad app improves safety

Latest Honeywell flight planning iPad app improves safety

Honeywell has released its latest GoDirect Flight Bag Pro flight planning application for connected aircraft. The app allows business aviation pilots to create and file flight plans for easy reference,… Read more »

Inmarsat signs two key agreements for SwiftBroadband-Safety

Inmarsat signs two key agreements for SwiftBroadband-Safety

Inmarsat has signed strategic agreements with Rockwell Collins and SITAONAIR for the distribution of its next-generation SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) flightdeck connectivity solution. Rockwell Collins will become a global distributor of SB-S… Read more »

London eEnablement conference shows value of big data

London eEnablement conference shows value of big data

The 2017 Connected Aircraft eEnablement Conference, being held at the Park Hotel, Heathrow, UK, is under way. The organisers say this is the biggest event so far, attracting 250 delegates… Read more »

SES selects Arianespace for launch of SES-17 satellite

SES selects Arianespace for launch of SES-17 satellite

SES has selected Arianespace to launch its high-power, high-throughput Ku-band satellite SES-17 on an Ariane 5 in 2021 from Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite will deliver high-speed inflight connectivity and… Read more »

MHI selected by Inmarsat for first I-6 satellite launch

MHI selected by Inmarsat for first I-6 satellite launch

Inmarsat has announced that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been selected as the launch provider for the first satellite in its Inmarsat-6 fleet (Inmarsat-6 F1). The value of the contract… Read more »

L/Ku/Ka-band satellites – what does it all mean?

L/Ku/Ka-band satellites – what does it all mean?

Originally published three years ago, this feature on the differences between L-, Ku-and Ka-band inflight connectivity systems has been one of our most popular. It has now been updated with… Read more »

Inmarsat says EAN satellite now ready for commercial service

Inmarsat says EAN satellite now ready for commercial service

Inmarsat has confirmed that the European Aviation satellite has successfully completed its in-orbit tests and now stands ready to support inflight internet services when the European Aviation Network (EAN) goes… Read more »

Could inflight connectivity bring greater ancillary revenues?

Could inflight connectivity bring greater ancillary revenues?

Better inflight connectivity could result in greater ancillary revenues for airlines, according to speakers at this week’s London’s Aviation Festival. The three-day event saw delegates from airlines, suppliers and inflight… Read more »

BoardConnect could be paired with IFC via Iridium NEXT

BoardConnect could be paired with IFC via Iridium NEXT

Lufthansa Systems is looking at pairing its BoardConnect Portable IFE solution with low-bandwidth inflight connectivity delivered by Iridium NEXT satellites. BoardConnect is the company’s Wi-Fi-based inflight entertainment system, which is… Read more »

Air Astana B767 goes live with Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity

Air Astana B767 goes live with Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity

Passengers flying on Air Astana are now able to access high-speed broadband inflight connectivity, with the airline’s first Boeing 767 featuring the Inmarsat GX Aviation service. The Kazakh air carrier… Read more »

AirFi expands portable Wi-Fi airline customer base to 40

AirFi expands portable Wi-Fi airline customer base to 40

AirFi, the provider of portable onboard Wi-Fi platforms, has announced a further expansion of its airline client portfolio to 40. Having announced six new customers in the run up to… Read more »

EL AL Israel Airlines selects ViaSat for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

EL AL Israel Airlines selects ViaSat for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

ViaSat has announced that long-time airline partner, EL AL Israel Airlines, has selected its in-flight connectivity system to power the airline’s high-speed onboard Wi-Fi experience across all of its new… Read more »

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