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ViaSat-2 satellite now scheduled to launch on June 1, 2017

ViaSat-2 satellite now scheduled to launch on June 1, 2017

ViaSat has confirmed the scheduled launch date for the ViaSat-2 satellite is June 1, 2017. The ViaSat-2 satellite will launch aboard an Arianespace Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the… Read more »

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: ViaSat positive about future with Ka-band connectivity

AIX: ViaSat positive about future with Ka-band connectivity

ViaSat had a lot to talk about at this year’s AIX, including its new Gen 2 terminal equipment, the upcoming launch of the ViaSat-2 satellite, and its plans for 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: Thales/SES unveil new satellite functionality for FlytLive

AIX: Thales/SES unveil new satellite functionality for FlytLive

SES and Thales Alenia Space have outlined how new functionality aboard the upcoming SES-17h satellite will offer greater efficiency and flexibility for inflight connectivity. The new satellite, which will help… 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 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 »

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 »

Hughes unveils new JUPITER aero system for IFC

Hughes unveils new JUPITER aero system for IFC

Hughes Network Systems has unveiled its JUPITER Aero System, saying it offers the industry’s fastest in-flight Internet connectivity speeds. Hughes says the new inflight connectivity solution is capable of supporting… Read more »

Thales, SES and Hughes announce agreements for FlytLIVE

Thales, SES and Hughes announce agreements for FlytLIVE

Thales, SES. and Hughes Network Systems have announced a set of strategic agreements to enhance the delivery of FlytLIVE, Thales’ inflight connectivity solution. Under the agreements, SES will contract capacity… Read more »

Gilat / Hughes to unveil Ku/Ka antenna for inflight connectivity

Gilat / Hughes to unveil Ku/Ka antenna for inflight connectivity

Gilat and Hughes are to unveil a new high-performance dual Ka/Ku-band aero antenna on the first day of the Satellite 2017 show. The new antenna from Gilat and Hughes supports… Read more »

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