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Qatar Airways confirms Inmarsat GX Aviation across fleet

Qatar Airways confirms Inmarsat GX Aviation across fleet

Qatar Airways has today announced its intention to install Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) Aviation across its flagship fleet. This will make Qatar the first Middle Eastern airline to select GX… Read more »

AIX: Rockwell Collins close to finishing first GX install

AIX: Rockwell Collins close to finishing first GX install

Rockwell Collins says it is putting the finishing touches to an Inmarsat GX Aviation installation with its launch eastern European customer and is moving ahead with GX on Norwegian Air… Read more »

SITAONAIR to deliver first with inflight mobile 3.5G connectivity

SITAONAIR to deliver first with inflight mobile 3.5G connectivity

SITAONAIR is to deploy inflight 3.5G mobile network services over Inmarsat’s GX Aviation high-speed broadband satellite connectivity. Enhanced 3.5G capabilities will be available to all airlines through SITAONAIR’s popular Mobile… Read more »

AIX: Leo Mondale says Inmarsat GX has had excellent start

AIX: Leo Mondale says Inmarsat GX has had excellent start

“Lufthansa is very satisfied with the performance of Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity, as are its customers – the net promoter scores from passengers using it are very positive.” That was the… Read more »

AIX: Air Caraïbes and French Blue select SITAONAIR for GX

AIX: Air Caraïbes and French Blue select SITAONAIR for GX

Air Caraïbes and its sister company French Blue, France’s first-ever low-cost, long-haul airline, have appointed SITAONAIR to provide Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight connectivity across their fleets. SITAONAIR has been selected… Read more »

AIX: AirAsia selects Inmarsat’s GX Aviation connectivity

AIX: AirAsia selects Inmarsat’s GX Aviation connectivity

AirAsia, through its subsidiary ROKKI Sdn Bhd, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Inmarsat for its next-generation Ka-band GX Aviation inflight connectivity solution. The agreement covers AirAsia group’s… Read more »

Honeywell to showcase connected aircraft solutions at AIX

Honeywell to showcase connected aircraft solutions at AIX

Honeywell will be at the Aircraft Interiors Expo – AIX – in Hamburg from Tuesday to showcase how connectivity impacts the aerospace industry, beyond passengers and the cabin. With more… Read more »

Honeywell releases in-flight Wi-Fi troubleshooting tool for airlines

Honeywell releases in-flight Wi-Fi troubleshooting tool for airlines

Honeywell has announced the latest version of its GoDirect toolkit mobile application for airlines using its JetWave connectivity hardware. JetWave connects to Inmarsat’s global, high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi service, GX Aviation. The… Read more »

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 »

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