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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 »

ViaSat reports record revenues for fiscal first quarter

ViaSat reports record revenues for fiscal first quarter

ViaSat has announced its financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, noting revenues were up 5% to $380m, marking a new first quarter record high. It said… Read more »

Inmarsat reports 9.4% revenue increase in interim results

Inmarsat reports 9.4% revenue increase in interim results

Inmarsat said its revenues were up 9.4% in the first half of 2017 and increased its dividend 5% to 21.62 cents per share, according to interim results published today. Its… Read more »

US Government extends ViaSat contract for in-flight connectivity

US Government extends ViaSat contract for in-flight connectivity

The United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has extended its contract with ViaSat to continue to provide senior leaders and support staff with in-flight broadband and connectivity services. As… Read more »

Thales granted license for inflight connectivity over Ka-band

Thales granted license for inflight connectivity over Ka-band

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted Thales a blanket license authorisation for its airborne terminals to communicate with the EchoStar XVII, EchoStar XIX, AMC-15 and AMC-16 geostationary satellites…. Read more »

Inmarsat says passenger demand for inflight Wi-Fi now sky-high

Inmarsat says passenger demand for inflight Wi-Fi now sky-high

Inmarsat says inflight broadband is changing the airline industry and revolutionising passengers’ expectations of the onboard experience. That is the conclusion from its third annual Global Inflight Connectivity Survey, published… Read more »

ViaSat receives STC for Gen-2 IFC system on Boeing 737

ViaSat receives STC for Gen-2 IFC system on Boeing 737

ViaSat has gained Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the FAA for its second generation (Gen-2) in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system. The certification allows the company to offer its… Read more »

Average of 32% of passengers using Qantas inflight connectivity

Average of 32% of passengers using Qantas inflight connectivity

More than 40,000 people have now connected to Qantas’ Wi-Fi in the sky since April as its first internet-enabled aircraft flies up and down the east coast of Australia. It… Read more »

Avianca is first Latin-American airline to select GX Aviation

Avianca is first Latin-American airline to select GX Aviation

Avianca is to become the first airline in Latin America to make its aircraft available with Inmarsat’s GX Aviation Ka-band satellite-based inflight connectivity. This will deliver high-speed Wi-Fi to passengers… Read more »

Honeywell demonstrating ‘Connected Aircraft’ at Paris Air Show

Honeywell demonstrating ‘Connected Aircraft’ at Paris Air Show

Honeywell Aerospace has its Boeing 757 flying test bed at the Paris Air Show this week to showcase its “Connected Aircraft” capabilities. The aircraft is equipped with Honeywell’s JetWave hardware… Read more »

Inmarsat awards contract for GX satellite to Thales Alenia Space

Inmarsat awards contract for GX satellite to Thales Alenia Space

Inmarsat has awarded the contract for the construction of an additional Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) broadband network communications satellite to Thales Alenia Space. The satellite, which is targeted for launch… Read more »

ViaSat-2 launches from Kourou space centre in French Guiana

ViaSat-2 launches from Kourou space centre in French Guiana

The ViaSat-2 satellite has been launched aboard an Ariane 5 ECA from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana. The Ariane left the spaceport at 20:45 local time (23:45 GMT) on… Read more »

EBACE: Inmarsat VP sees positive future for Jet ConneX

EBACE: Inmarsat VP sees positive future for Jet ConneX

After a successful entry to service, Inmarsat says it has had to upgrade its forecasts for the take-up of the Jet ConneX inflight connectivity service. Speaking to “Get Connected’s” Steve… Read more »

EBACE: SITAONAIR sees big interest in connectivity upgrades

EBACE: SITAONAIR sees big interest in connectivity upgrades

SITAONAIR says it is fielding more and more enquiries from existing business aviation customers who wish to upgrade their inflight connectivity to a faster solution. Stefan Egli, SITAONAIR’s VP for EMEA,… Read more »

EBACE: BBJs can now access Jet ConneX via TIOS radome

EBACE: BBJs can now access Jet ConneX via TIOS radome

Inmarsat says that its next-generation Jet ConneX Ka-band inflight Wi-Fi service is now available to Boeing Business Jet customers worldwide using the advanced Lufthansa Technik Two-In-One Solution (TIOS) radome. The… Read more »

ViaSat wins contract for connectivity on Icelandair 737MAX fleet

ViaSat wins contract for connectivity on Icelandair 737MAX fleet

Icelandair has selected ViaSat to bring fast Ka-band inflight connectivity across its Boeing 737MAX fleet. Icelandair will use ViaSat-2, which ViaSat says is expected to be the most powerful, highest… Read more »

EBACE: Honeywell bowled over by demand for JetWave

EBACE: Honeywell bowled over by demand for JetWave

Honeywell Aerospace says interest in its JetWave hardware for Inmarsat’s JetConneX Ka-band inflight connectivity system has been “fantastic”. Speaking to “Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols at the European Business Aviation Convention… Read more »

EBACE: ViaSat offers path to faster Ka-band connectivity

EBACE: ViaSat offers path to faster Ka-band connectivity

ViaSat has announced an updated in-flight connectivity service plan for large cabin business jet users and an upgrade path to faster Ka-band connectivity. The company’s advanced migration plan for business… Read more »

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