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Tested: Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity on Lufthansa in Europe

Tested: Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity on Lufthansa in Europe

“Get Connected” has tested Inmarsat’s Ka-band GX inflight connectivity solution over Germany aboard a Lufthansa Airbus A319 aircraft, with the system delivering up to 14.2Mbps to the passenger. The test… Read more »

EAD Aerospace adds A330 to SUMS family of satcom STCs

EAD Aerospace adds A330 to SUMS family of satcom STCs

EAD Aerospace, an Eclipse company, has received a supplemental type certificate (STC) for its Satcom Universal Mounting System (SUMS) on an Airbus A330 aircraft. This follows on from Eclipse receiving… Read more »

Bombardier receives EASA certification for GX Ka-band internet

Bombardier receives EASA certification for GX Ka-band internet

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that its Ka-band high-speed internet system has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for retrofit on all Bombardier Global aircraft models. The… Read more »

Inmarsat bullish after landing IAG for EAN solution

Inmarsat bullish after landing IAG for EAN solution

Inmarsat’s share price rose nearly 4% on Wednesday on news that International Airlines Group (IAG) is to be the the launch customer for its European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed in-flight… Read more »

Inmarsat and VT iDirect partner on next-generation video for GX

Inmarsat and VT iDirect partner on next-generation video for GX

Inmarsat, in conjunction with VT iDirect, has been running over-the-air tests of iDirect’s next-generation DVB-S2X technology over its Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) satellites. In January it achieved a forward channel… Read more »

Inflight connectivity: what next after Ka-band frequencies?

Inflight connectivity: what next after Ka-band frequencies?

There has always been a war of words between Ku- and Ka-band operators, with both claiming their service is better. But what about the future? Is there an alternative on… Read more »

Lufthansa Systems holds fashion show in the clouds

Lufthansa Systems holds fashion show in the clouds

Lufthansa Systems offered a special flight to New York’s Fashion Week, including the live streaming of presentations to passengers’ devices. Flight LH 400 from Frankfurt to the “Big Apple” hosted… Read more »

New Kymeta mTenna now one step closer to getting airborne

New Kymeta mTenna now one step closer to getting airborne

The Kymeta mTenna Ka-band flat-panel antenna for aircraft is one step closer to production with news that a Ku-band version is being developed for use on VIP and civilian armoured… Read more »

Eclipse sets up JetWave lab to support Inmarsat GX customers

Eclipse sets up JetWave lab to support Inmarsat GX customers

Eclipse has set up a new JetWave system lab in Paris to support customers using the new Ka-band Inmarsat GX Aviation inflight connectivity system. This has been prompted by the… Read more »

Safran on target to acquire Zodiac Aerospace by end of 2017

Safran on target to acquire Zodiac Aerospace by end of 2017

Safran and Zodiac Aerospace have entered into exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of Zodiac Aerospace by Safran through an agreed public offer and a subsequent merger. Subject to the tender… Read more »

Routehappy releases latest 2017 inflight Wi-Fi report

Routehappy releases latest 2017 inflight Wi-Fi report

Routehappy has released its 2017 inflight Wi-Fi report that shows more than 70 airlines now offer the inflight connectivity service. It says in-flight Wi-Fi has come a long way since… Read more »

Honeywell / EAD Aerospace gain EASA certification on A319

Honeywell / EAD Aerospace gain EASA certification on A319

Honeywell /EAD Aerospace has received European Aviation Safety Agency certification for its JetWave high-speed satellite communications hardware for Inmarsat GX Aviation on the Airbus A319. The certification allows JetWave to… Read more »

Lufthansa and Austrian airlines to launch inflight connectivity

Lufthansa and Austrian airlines to launch inflight connectivity

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines are starting their next phase of testing to provide Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity for passengers. The product launch in the first quarter will initially be available… Read more »

Eurowings first low-cost carrier to offer Inmarsat GX Aviation

Eurowings first low-cost carrier to offer Inmarsat GX Aviation

Eurowings will be first low-cost carrier to offer Inmarsat’s GX Aviation broadband in-flight connectivity service. Initial installations already completed for latest airline customer from Lufthansa Group. Inmarsat has announced that Eurowings… Read more »

GDC Technics to complete Honeywell JetWave STCs in 2017

GDC Technics to complete Honeywell JetWave STCs in 2017

The GDC Group says it is progressing the development of a number of Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for the installation of Honeywell’s Ka-Band JetWave hardware on different Boeing and Airbus… Read more »

Air New Zealand signs contract for Inmarsat GX Aviation

Air New Zealand signs contract for Inmarsat GX Aviation

Inmarsat has signed a contract with Air New Zealand to provide Global Xpress (GX) connectivity across the airline’s long-haul and short-haul fleets. GX Aviation, the world’s first globally available high-speed… Read more »

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