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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 »

$416m Global Eagle Entertainment investment deal collapses

$416m Global Eagle Entertainment investment deal collapses

HNA Group’s proposed $416 million investment in Global Eagle Entertainment has collapsed after the two companies failed to get U.S. regulatory approval. HNA’s Beijing Shareco Technologies Co. planned to invest… Read more »

Global Eagle wins contract for Norwegian Air Shuttle B737NGs

Global Eagle wins contract for Norwegian Air Shuttle B737NGs

Global Eagle Entertainment has won a new five-year contract with Norwegian Air Shuttle for enhanced WiFi connectivity, live television, portal-based content, services and support. The new agreement covers Norwegian Air… Read more »

Feature: Dave Davis says industry consolidation is inevitable

Feature: Dave Davis says industry consolidation is inevitable

Until recently, Dave Davis was the CEO of Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE). He recently left the organisation, but hasn’t left the connectivity industry. He recently spoke to “Get Connected’s” Steve… Read more »

AIX: Global Eagle close to finishing flydubai Ku-band installs

AIX: Global Eagle close to finishing flydubai Ku-band installs

Global Eagle says it is close to finishing off its Airconnect Ku-band inflight connectivity installs aboard the flydubai Boeing 737-800 fleet. Josh Marks, Global Eagle’s Executive Vice President, Aviation Connectivity,… Read more »

Global Eagle receives China vSTC for Boeing 737NG Airconnect

Global Eagle receives China vSTC for Boeing 737NG Airconnect

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has received a vendor Supplemental Type Certificate (vSTC) from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to install its Airconnect satellite connectivity system on Boeing 737… Read more »

Changes at the top for Global Eagle Entertainment

Changes at the top for Global Eagle Entertainment

Global Eagle Entertainment has announced that its Chief Executive Officer Dave Davis, and Chief Financial Officer Tom Severson, have both resigned. The company also mentioned that it cannot file its… Read more »

Airlines moving towards offering free Wi-Fi inflight connectivity

Airlines moving towards offering free Wi-Fi inflight connectivity

A number of airlines are now offering free Wi-Fi inflight connectivity, including Alaskan Airlines, JetBlue and Japan Air Lines. Passengers on Alaska Airlines and JetBlue can now surf the web,… Read more »

GEE and SES sign satellite deal for inflight connectivity

GEE and SES sign satellite deal for inflight connectivity

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has acquired a Ku-band payload on SES’s AMC-3 satellite to boost capacity for its customers in North America, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. GEE will… Read more »

Southwest to extend inflight connectivity across fleet

Southwest to extend inflight connectivity across fleet

Southwest Airlines says it is committed to enhancing the customer experience and improving inflight connectivity on Southwest flights across the U.S. and near international destinations. The carrier has entered into… Read more »

GEE enters into agreement with Beijing’s Shareco in China

GEE enters into agreement with Beijing’s Shareco in China

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has entered into a strategic alliance and an investment agreement with Beijing Shareco Technologies, an affiliate of HNA Group, one of China’s largest conglomerates. GEE and Shareco… Read more »

GEE and Air China launch connectivity trial on Boeing 777

GEE and Air China launch connectivity trial on Boeing 777

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has announced the start of a commercial trial of inflight connectivity and entertainment services on an Air China Boeing 777 aircraft. The commercial trial follows a… Read more »

APEXEXPO: SES bullish about inflight connectivity market

APEXEXPO: SES bullish about inflight connectivity market

SES says it is confident about the future, given that it has satellites in the Geostationary (GEO) and medium-Earth (MEO) orbit sectors. Its GEO capacity includes Ka-, Ku- and C-band… Read more »

Global Eagle and Intelsat sign ‘Epic’ expansion deal

Global Eagle and Intelsat sign ‘Epic’ expansion deal

Intelsat and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) have entered into a new and expanded contract to deliver reliable, high-performance inflight connectivity across five continents. The multi-year, global service will utilise C-… Read more »

Global Eagle signs distribution agreement with Lagardère Sports

Global Eagle signs distribution agreement with Lagardère Sports

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has entered into a three-year global distribution agreement with Lagardère Sports, a sports marketing agency that creates, produces and distributes global sports programming. Under the distribution… Read more »

How does the inflight connectivity market look in 2016?

How does the inflight connectivity market look in 2016?

At the recent Aviation Festival in London a panel session of industry experts looked at the current state of the inflight connectivity market. “Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols was there to… Read more »

Global Eagle to deliver inflight connectivity on to Avianca Brasil

Global Eagle to deliver inflight connectivity on to Avianca Brasil

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has signed a contract with Avianca Brasil to provide inflight connectivity to the carrier’s full fleet of more than 40 aircraft. Avianca Brasil operates in 24… Read more »

GEE acquires Emerging Markets Communications

GEE acquires Emerging Markets Communications

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Emerging Markets Communications (EMC). It says the combination of GEE and EMC creates one of the world’s largest providers of… Read more »

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