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
Rockwell Collins acquired by United Technologies for $30bn

Rockwell Collins acquired by United Technologies for $30bn

United Technologies is to acquire Rockwell Collins for $140.00 per share, in cash and UTC stock, in a deal said to be worth $30bn. The transaction is projected to close… Read more »

Satcom Direct activates first Brazilian aircraft with Jet ConneX

Satcom Direct activates first Brazilian aircraft with Jet ConneX

Satcom Direct (SD) has become the first service provider to activate Inmarsat Jet ConneX inflight connectivity technology on a Brazilian-registered executive aircraft. The privately owned Gulfstream G650, based in São… Read more »

AMAC gains STC for JetWave Ka-band antenna on Airbus A330

AMAC gains STC for JetWave Ka-band antenna on Airbus A330

AMAC Aerospace has been awarded a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an Inmarsat GX Ka-band antenna installation on an Airbus A330. The installation was successfully developed by AMAC’s in-house… Read more »

Virgin Atlantic is first airline in Europe to be fully connected

Virgin Atlantic is first airline in Europe to be fully connected

Virgin Atlantic says it has become the first airline in Europe to offer Wi-Fi across its entire fleet, ensuring customers can remain connected across flights to and from the US,… Read more »

Book your place at Connected Aircraft eEnablement Conference

Book your place at Connected Aircraft eEnablement Conference

There is still time to book your place at September’s Connected Aircraft eEnablement Conference, being held near Heathrow, London, on 13 and 14 September 2017. The conference, taking place at… Read more »

GX Aviation equipment certified for Qatar B777 installations

GX Aviation equipment certified for Qatar B777 installations

Inmarsat has obtained EASA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for its GX Aviation retrofit installations on Qatar Airways’ Boeing 777 fleet. The STC follows an announcement in June that Qatar Airways… Read more »

Gogo Business Aviation 4G ATG AVANCE antennas gain STC

Gogo Business Aviation 4G ATG AVANCE antennas gain STC

Gogo Business Aviation has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) and Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) from the FAA for its new dual-directional antennas, which will be used with the Gogo AVANCE… Read more »

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo 2Ku for entire Boeing / Airbus fleet

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo 2Ku for entire Boeing / Airbus fleet

Gogo has been selected by Alaska Airlines to install its Gogo 2Ku Ku-band inflight connectivity solution on its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet. Gogo says 2Ku delivers an internet experience… Read more »

Gulfstream partners with Satcom Direct to streamline service

Gulfstream partners with Satcom Direct to streamline service

Gulfstream has announced the creation of its Connectivity Service Program, a comprehensive, bundled suite of in-flight internet, voice and entertainment offerings customised to meet the needs of each operator. As… Read more »

Philippine Airlines offering free inflight Wi-Fi for passengers

Philippine Airlines offering free inflight Wi-Fi for passengers

Philippine Airlines (PAL) says passengers can now surf the internet or browse social media for 30 minutes, or use up to 15 Mb of data for free, using its inflight… Read more »

GEE Airconnect 3.0 now available as line-fit on Boeing 737 MAX

GEE Airconnect 3.0 now available as line-fit on Boeing 737 MAX

Global Eagle Entertainment says it is now offering its Airconnect 3.0 inflight Wi-Fi system for factory installation on the Boeing 737 MAX family of aircraft. It says the equipment is… Read more »

Airborne Wireless Network reports successful test flights

Airborne Wireless Network reports successful test flights

Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN) says it has completed “proof of concept” flights showing that high-speed data could be sent successfully from aircraft-to-aircraft and aircraft-to-ground and vice versa. ABWN is developing… Read more »

TCS World Travel selects Rockwell Collins for GX connectivity

TCS World Travel selects Rockwell Collins for GX connectivity

TCS World Travel has installed Rockwell Collins’ CabinConnect wireless in-flight connectivity system on its custom-configured Boeing 757, operated by TAG Aviation. The fully operational system was launched on August 9,… Read more »

Virgin Australia to roll-out inflight Wi-Fi with Gogo 2Ku

Virgin Australia to roll-out inflight Wi-Fi with Gogo 2Ku

Virgin Australia has announced details of its plans to roll out wireless inflight connectivity on the majority of its domestic and international aircraft, becoming the only Australian airline to offer… Read more »

ViaSat reports record revenues for fiscal first quarter

ViaSat reports record revenues for fiscal first quarter

ViaSat has announced its financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, noting revenues were up 5% to $380m, marking a new first quarter record high. It said… Read more »

Gogo increases number of commercial aircraft online to 3,109

Gogo increases number of commercial aircraft online to 3,109

Gogo has announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, showing a 9% increase in commercial aircraft online to 3,109. It also showed a 17% increase in… Read more »

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Inmarsat demonstrates Global Xpress in worldwide test flight

Inmarsat demonstrates Global Xpress in worldwide test flight

Inmarsat has announced the successful completion of its Global Xpress GX “Around the World” test flight. The exercise, conducted on a Gulfstream IV aircraft between June 5 and June 11,… Read more »

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