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Viasat-2 satellite successfully reaches geostationary orbit

Viasat-2 satellite successfully reaches geostationary orbit

Viasat announced today that the Viasat-2 satellite has successfully arrived in its geostationary orbit at 69.9° west longitude, and has transitioned into orbit normal mode (earth pointing) with its reflector… Read more »

Orbital ATK delivers Al Yah 3 satellite to launch site

Orbital ATK delivers Al Yah 3 satellite to launch site

Orbital ATK says that the Al Yah 3 satellite has arrived at its launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, for its upcoming launch with Arianespace in January 2018. Al Yah… Read more »

Viasat unveils new strategic global brand identity

Viasat unveils new strategic global brand identity

Viasat has unveiled its new strategic, global brand identity, consolidating its key sub-brands. These including Exede consumer internet, Yonder Ku-band aviation service, among others – under one Viasat master brand…. Read more »

ViaSat signs Satcom Direct as VAR for Ka-band inflight internet

ViaSat signs Satcom Direct as VAR for Ka-band inflight internet

ViaSat has expanded its current relationship with authorised value-added reseller Satcom Direct (SD), to offer its full suite of in-flight connectivity (IFC) systems and services to large and mid-cabin business… Read more »

Emirates partners with Thales for Inmarsat GX on 777X

Emirates partners with Thales for Inmarsat GX on 777X

Emirates and Thales have signed an agreement to equip the airline’s Boeing 777X fleet with next-generation broadband inflight connectivity using the Inmarsat GX Aviation global network. The airline says the… Read more »

Yahsat inflight connectivity tested at Dubai airshow

Yahsat inflight connectivity tested at Dubai airshow

Yahsat and Etihad Airways Engineering are working on gaining supplemental type certificates (STC) for the inflight connectivity equipment installed on the latter’s Airbus A320 flying test bed. Speaking at the… Read more »

Azerbaijan Airlines selects Rockwell Collins for 737 MAX

Azerbaijan Airlines selects Rockwell Collins for 737 MAX

Rockwell Collins is to provide Azerbaijan Airlines with a range of avionics plus inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) equipment for 10 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The order includes high-speed broadband… Read more »

EAD Aerospace achieves JetWave STC on A340 mount for GX

EAD Aerospace achieves JetWave STC on A340 mount for GX

EAD Aerospace, an Eclipse company, has gained its first Honeywell JetWave STC for an Airbus A340 VIP project in partnership with a leading Middle-Eastern MRO for an undisclosed final customer… Read more »

ViaSat-2 satellite orbit raising phase almost complete

ViaSat-2 satellite orbit raising phase almost complete

ViaSat says that the orbit raising activity for its new ViaSat-2 satellite is almost complete and it is positioning its services portfolio to reflect its capabilities. The subsequent on-orbit handover… Read more »

ViaSat and JetBlue extend relationship on next-gen satellites

ViaSat and JetBlue extend relationship on next-gen satellites

ViaSat sats it has expanded its relationship with JetBlue, and will serve as the direct in-flight internet service provider to the airline. JetBlue aircraft will be upgraded to the latest… Read more »

ViaSat partners with ESA on ViaSat-3 communications

ViaSat partners with ESA on ViaSat-3 communications

ViaSat has announced a Public Private Partnership (PPP) with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop key components of the ViaSat-3 satellite communications system with European industry. ViaSat-3 is an… Read more »

Yahsat paves way for 50Mbps demonstration at Dubai Airshow

Yahsat paves way for 50Mbps demonstration at Dubai Airshow

Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator, has announced the successful trial of a ground-based 50Mbps test, paving the way for an inflight connectivity demonstration with Etihad Airways Engineering at the Dubai… Read more »

Bombardier equips Global 6000 with Ka-band at Biggin Hill

Bombardier equips Global 6000 with Ka-band at Biggin Hill

Bombardier Business Aircraft says its Service Centre at London Biggin Hill Airport has completed its first nose-to-tail service package since the facility’s inauguration in May 2017. The extensive maintenance package… Read more »

NBAA: Inmarsat Jet ConneX certified on Gulfstream G550

NBAA: Inmarsat Jet ConneX certified on Gulfstream G550

Inmarsat has announced that its Jet ConneX business aviation inflight Wi-Fi service has received a Supplement Type Certificate (STC) for the Gulfstream G550 aircraft. The certificate, awarded by the Federal… Read more »

NBAA: Dassault offers additional data plans for Jet ConneX

NBAA: Dassault offers additional data plans for Jet ConneX

Inmarsat has announced that additional data plans are now available for its Jet ConneX inflight Wi-Fi solution on Dassault business jets. The expanded offering gives Dassault customers five tiered data… Read more »

NBAA: ViaSat showcases in-flight connectivity solutions

NBAA: ViaSat showcases in-flight connectivity solutions

With the ViaSat-2 service launch set for 2018, ViaSat says it is bringing in-flight connectivity solutions to market today that will help large cabin business jets easily transition to what… Read more »

NBAA: More than 100 bizjets flying with Inmarsat Jet ConneX

NBAA: More than 100 bizjets flying with Inmarsat Jet ConneX

Inmarsat and Honeywell say they have reached a major milestone with the 100th installation of the JetWave inflight connectivity system, which powers Jet ConneX, the high-speed, global inflight Wi-Fi service… Read more »

Lufthansa Technik signs MoU with Air Esurfing in China

Lufthansa Technik signs MoU with Air Esurfing in China

Lufthansa Technik AG has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese company Air Esurfing (ARE) to provide connectivity services to Chinese airlines. The country’s largest communication company, Air Esurfing… Read more »

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