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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 »

EBACE: Rockwell Collins named GX VAR for governments

EBACE: Rockwell Collins named GX VAR for governments

Rockwell Collins has been appointed a value added reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) inflight connectivity solution for government aviation customers. Rockwell Collins has already been providing GX and… Read more »

EBACE: Embraer to fly with Honeywell’s JetWave connectivity

EBACE: Embraer to fly with Honeywell’s JetWave connectivity

Honeywell has been selected by Embraer to upgrade its Lineage 1000E executive jets with the company’s JetWave satellite communications hardware. This will provide global, high-speed Wi-Fi via Inmarsat’s Ka-band Jet… Read more »

EBACE: Dassault selects Honeywell’s Jetwave for new Falcons

EBACE: Dassault selects Honeywell’s Jetwave for new Falcons

Honeywell has announced that its high-speed JetWave broadband inflight connectivity system is now an option for new Dassault Falcon business jets. The system can also be installed on aircraft already… Read more »

Inmarsat launches fourth I-5 satellite for GX Aviation service

Inmarsat launches fourth I-5 satellite for GX Aviation service

Inmarsat’s fourth I-5 (I-5 F4) Ka-band satellite for its GX Aviation inflight connectivity service has been launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. The launch of the SpaceX… Read more »

Satcom Direct products now on more than 7,000 aircraft

Satcom Direct products now on more than 7,000 aircraft

Satcom Direct (SD) now has its inflight connectivity and avionic products flying on more than 7,000 business aircraft around the world. Speaking at SD’s UK offices in Farnborough ahead of… Read more »

Inmarsat GX Aviation enters commercial service with Lufthansa

Inmarsat GX Aviation enters commercial service with Lufthansa

Inmarsat has announced the commercial service introduction of its GX Aviation inflight broadband solution with Lufthansa Group. The commercial service introduction follows the completion of a test programme, lasting approximately… Read more »

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