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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 »

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 »

Inmarsat launches fourth I-5 satellite for GX Aviation service

Inmarsat launches fourth I-5 satellite for GX Aviation service

Inmarsat’s fourth I-5 (I-5 F4) Ka-band satellite for its GX Aviation inflight connectivity service has been launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. The launch of the SpaceX… Read more »

Inmarsat signs contract to launch EAN satellite with Arianespace

Inmarsat signs contract to launch EAN satellite with Arianespace

Inmarsat has signed a contract with Arianespace to launch its S-band satellite for the European Aviation Network (EAN) on an Ariane 5 heavy lift launch vehicle. The EAN payload is… Read more »

Air New Zealand to introduce GX inflight Wi-Fi in 2017

Air New Zealand to introduce GX inflight Wi-Fi in 2017

Air New Zealand says it will begin rolling out Inmarsat’s GX Aviation Ka-band inflight Wi-Fi on its jet services in 2017. Chief Executive Officer Christopher Luxon announced at a media… Read more »

Kymeta mTenna product line planned for launch in 2017

Kymeta mTenna product line planned for launch in 2017

Kymeta plans to release the first commercial units of its meta-materials technology-based mTenna in 2017. The small mTenna Ka-band terminal will bring connectivity to platforms that are too small for… Read more »

EBACE: Inmarsat Jet ConneX poised for commercial launch

EBACE: Inmarsat Jet ConneX poised for commercial launch

Inmarsat’s Ka-band Jet ConneX (JX) inflight connectivity offering for the business aviation community is nearly ready for full commercial service introduction, but no firm launch date has been set. Speaking… Read more »

Honeywell updates on Inmarsat GX JetWave deployment

Honeywell updates on Inmarsat GX JetWave deployment

Honeywell Aerospace has confirmed details of its current JetWave equipment roll-out for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) Ka-band inflight connectivity service. It comprises: Lufthansa announced that JetWave and GX Aviation has… Read more »

Inmarsat Ka-band GX service launch is ‘imminent’

Inmarsat Ka-band GX service launch is ‘imminent’

The commercial service introduction of Inmarsat’s ultra-fast Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) inflight connectivity service is imminent, according to Frederick Van Essen, Inmarsat’s VP Aviation Strategy. Speaking at a media event… Read more »

Thales says passengers want a ‘fully-connected experience’

Thales says passengers want a ‘fully-connected experience’

Thales InFlyt Experience CEO Glenn Latta says it will be focusing on how it can integrate the entire passenger experience when it exhibits at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) at Hamburg… Read more »

Kymeta Ku-band milestone bodes well for Ka-band GX mTenna

Kymeta Ku-band milestone bodes well for Ka-band GX mTenna

Successful initial tests of Kymeta’s Ku-band flat-panel antenna for Intelsat could be encouraging news for its future aeronautical Ka-band Inmarsat GX mTenna. Kymeta and Intelsat say they have successfully completed… Read more »

iDirect testing ground infrastructure for Global Xpress

iDirect testing ground infrastructure for Global Xpress

VT iDirect is beginning the final leg of the rollout of its iDirect Velocity ground infrastructure platform to support Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) satellite fleet. iDirect is to start over-the-air… Read more »

Satcom1 appoints Jackie Nikolajsen as Chief Operating Officer

Satcom1 appoints Jackie Nikolajsen as Chief Operating Officer

Satcom1, the satellite communications and connectivity solutions provider specialising in VVIP, head-of-state, military and business jets, has appointed Jackie Nikolajsen as its new Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Nikolajsen brings 20… Read more »

Zodiac selected for Global Xpress integration at Airbus

Zodiac selected for Global Xpress integration at Airbus

Zodiac’s Inflight Innovations been selected by Airbus for its Inmarsat Global Xpress integration on the A320 single-aisle, A330 long-range and A380 families. Zodiac will supply buyer-furnished aircraft equipment and other terminal… Read more »

Mondale: “Take advantage of passengers’ own technology”

Mondale: “Take advantage of passengers’ own technology”

Greater use of passengers’ own devices may be the key to the future development of IFEC. That was the message from Leo Mondale, President Inmarsat Aviation, speaking at a session… Read more »

Inmarsat signs agreement to bring Global Xpress to China

Inmarsat signs agreement to bring Global Xpress to China

Beijing Marine Communication Navigation Company (MCN) has signed Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreements with Inmarsat to bring its Ka-band Global Xpress service to commercial and public sector organisations across China…. Read more »

Inmarsat launches second I-5 satellite for Global Xpress (GX)

Inmarsat launches second I-5 satellite for Global Xpress (GX)

Inmarsat’s second I-5 satellite for its Global Xpress (GX) Ka-band service was launched successfully from Baikonur Cosmodrome at 12:31hrs GMT on Sunday February 1. Through a series of five burns,… Read more »

MEBA2014: Honeywell signs deal for JetWave STCs

MEBA2014: Honeywell signs deal for JetWave STCs

Honeywell Aerospace has signed a contract with San Antonio-based GDC Technics to develop Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) on Boeing and Airbus aircraft for Honeywell’s JetWave satcom system. JetWave is the… Read more »

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