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Iridium Safety Voice communications installs exceed 500 aircraft

Iridium Safety Voice communications installs exceed 500 aircraft

The Iridium Safety Voice service, which is used for air traffic communications, has now been adopted by more than 500 aircraft. The Iridium Safety Voice service provides aircraft operators with… Read more »

Iridium announces target date for 2nd launch of Iridium NEXT

Iridium announces target date for 2nd launch of Iridium NEXT

Iridium Communications has announced it has received a targeted launch date of mid-June for the second mission of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites. Originally anticipated for mid-April of 2017, the date… Read more »

Iridium announces eighth NEXT launch with SpaceX

Iridium announces eighth NEXT launch with SpaceX

Iridium NEXT has contracted with SpaceX for an eighth Falcon 9 launch, and will ride along with two NASA satellites. The NASA/GFZ Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission… Read more »

First 10 Iridium NEXT satellites delivered to low-earth orbit

First 10 Iridium NEXT satellites delivered to low-earth orbit

Iridium Communications has announced the successful launch of its first 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low-Earth orbit. The satellites were deployed approximately one hour after the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket… Read more »

BizjetMobile announces first fleet customer in North America

BizjetMobile announces first fleet customer in North America

BizjetMobile today announced Emergency Airlift as the first North American fleet customer for its CHiiMP Smart inflight connectivity solution. CHiiMP Smart utilises Bluetooth Smart technology to deliver simple and affordable… Read more »

Rockwell Collins receives authorisation for connectivity in Brazil

Rockwell Collins receives authorisation for connectivity in Brazil

Rockwell Collins says it has now been licensed to sell satellite services in Brazil. The global license, authorised by Anatel, gives Rockwell Collins the ability to sign distribution and service… Read more »

BizjetMobile inflight connectivity includes year’s free voice/data

BizjetMobile inflight connectivity includes year’s free voice/data

BizjetMobile says it can keep pilots and passengers connected inflight for an entire year for only $9,990. With CHiiMP Smart, which it claims is the smallest, lightest and most inexpensive… Read more »

China Eastern upgrades 737s with Rockwell Collins’ SATCOM

China Eastern upgrades 737s with Rockwell Collins’ SATCOM

Rockwell Collins says China Eastern Airlines has selected its Iridium SATCOM aftermarket solution for its fleet of more than 100 Boeing 737 aircraft. Installations are currently in progress. The voice… Read more »

Panasonic offers global tracking to all satcom customers

Panasonic offers global tracking to all satcom customers

Panasonic Avionics is now offering worldwide satellite tracking to all Global Communications Services and FlightLink customers. It says the company’s Global Communications Services and FlightLink solutions, when combined with Panasonic’s… Read more »

Aireon paving way for space-based ADS-B tracking

Aireon paving way for space-based ADS-B tracking

Aireon is working on a space-based system to enable ADS-B surveillance and tracking in areas where it would otherwise not be available. In 2018, Aireon says it will provide the… Read more »

Marlink and SITAONAIR partner to boost aviation innovation

Marlink and SITAONAIR partner to boost aviation innovation

Marlink, the global business critical communication solutions specialist previously operating as Airbus Defence and Space, and SITAONAIR have signed a new partnership agreement. They say the agreement is designed to… Read more »

Tigerair upgrades to Rockwell Collins Iridium on 34 A320s

Tigerair upgrades to Rockwell Collins Iridium on 34 A320s

Rockwell Collins has announced that Singapore-based Tigerair will be upgrading 34 Airbus A320 aircraft (21 firm orders and 13 optional) with the latest version of its Iridium satellite communications system…. Read more »

What connectivity options are available for business aviation?

What connectivity options are available for business aviation?

Sponsored Feature:  There has never been a better time to think about fitting inflight connectivity to your business aircraft. The latest high speed systems allow streaming video, high-speed broadband internet… Read more »

TrueNorth Simphonē FANS-1/A data link certified

TrueNorth Simphonē FANS-1/A data link certified

TrueNorth Avionics says its Data Link UnitPlus is the only FAA TSO-C159a certified FANS over Iridium system for the flight deck. It reported last month that Clay Lacy Aviation had… Read more »

Rockwell Collins strengthens position with acquisition of ICG

Rockwell Collins strengthens position with acquisition of ICG

Rockwell Collins has acquired Virginia, USA-based International Communications Group (ICG), so broadening its flight deck and cabin connectivity portfolio. ICG is a provider of satellite-based global voice and data communication… Read more »

Gogo Biz launches ATG 1000 connectivity and new data plans

Gogo Biz launches ATG 1000 connectivity and new data plans

Gogo has launched its ATG 1000 – a new connectivity system well-suited for light jets, turboprops and owner-flown aircraft. Using the the Gogo Biz network, the ATG 1000 enables high-performance… Read more »

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