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Viasat signs new contract for IFC with United Airlines

Viasat signs new contract for IFC with United Airlines

Viasat has announced a new contract with United Airlines (UAL) to bring its latest generation in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system to more than 70 aircraft, including at least 58… Read more »

Eurowings Airbus fleet to get Inmarsat GX from this month

Eurowings Airbus fleet to get Inmarsat GX from this month

The Eurowings Airbus fleet is to get the airline’s WINGS Connect inflight connectivity service from February. This will allow Eurowings passengers to go online during the flight, surf the Internet… Read more »

AAR announces partnership with Viasat on inflight connectivity

AAR announces partnership with Viasat on inflight connectivity

AAR is to provide in-flight connectivity logistics, repair and aftermarket management services to Viasat. Through this partnership, AAR’s OEM Aftermarket Solutions group will manage the aftermarket inventory pool of Viasat… Read more »

SES-15 enters service for inflight connectivity providers

SES-15 enters service for inflight connectivity providers

SES says its new SES-15 spacecraft has been operational at the 129 degrees West orbital position since 1 January. The all-electric satellite took six months to reach its orbital position… Read more »

Thales to prepare HNA Group aircraft for Ka-band connectivity

Thales to prepare HNA Group aircraft for Ka-band connectivity

Thales is to equip the subsidiary airlines of HNA Group with its latest in-flight entertainment (IFE) system and prepare for Ka-band connectivity on its fleet of 42 wide-body A330 and… Read more »

ViaSat-2 set for commercial service launch in February 2018

ViaSat-2 set for commercial service launch in February 2018

Viasat says it has begun beta service on the ViaSat-2 satellite, and affirmed plans for full commercial service launch in February 2018. It says the ViaSat-2 satellite system is expected… Read more »

Air Astana completes IFC installs across Boeing 767 fleet

Air Astana completes IFC installs across Boeing 767 fleet

Air Astana says it has completed the installation of an in-flight broadband communication system on its second Boeing 767 aircraft. The new service is available to both Business and Economy… Read more »

SIA launches new Airbus A380 with SITAONAIR GX connectivity

SIA launches new Airbus A380 with SITAONAIR GX connectivity

Singapore Airlines hit a milestone in late December with the intercontinental launch of its brand-new Airbus A380, which was line-fit with SITAONAIR’s inflight connectivity powered by Inmarsat’s Ka-band GX Aviation…. Read more »

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 »

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