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Gogo boosts Ku-band inflight connectivity capacity with SES

Gogo boosts Ku-band inflight connectivity capacity with SES

SES says Gogo has signed a new capacity deal to enhance inflight connectivity services on key air travel routes over North America and the Pacific Ocean. As part of the… Read more »

Panasonic Avionics ZeroTouch allows faster media updates

Panasonic Avionics ZeroTouch allows faster media updates

Panasonic Avionics is moving ahead with its ZeroTouch service that enables the wireless data transfer of passenger-facing content to an aircraft. Launched at the Apex Expo in Singapore last October,… Read more »

Virgin Australia launches trial of Gogo 2Ku inflight connectivity

Virgin Australia launches trial of Gogo 2Ku inflight connectivity

Virgin Australia has announced the start of a three-month trial of its inflight connectivity service in partnership with Gogo and satellite telecommunications provider Optus. This is a three-month customer testing… 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 »

AIX: Global Eagle close to finishing flydubai Ku-band installs

AIX: Global Eagle close to finishing flydubai Ku-band installs

Global Eagle says it is close to finishing off its Airconnect Ku-band inflight connectivity installs aboard the flydubai Boeing 737-800 fleet. Josh Marks, Global Eagle’s Executive Vice President, Aviation Connectivity,… Read more »

AIX: Gogo 2Ku now line-fit at Airbus on range of platforms

AIX: Gogo 2Ku now line-fit at Airbus on range of platforms

Gogo has been selected by Airbus as a lead supplier for its High Bandwidth Connectivity (HBC) programme. The designation officially enables factory line-fit installation of Gogo’s 2Ku global satellite solution… Read more »

AIX: Embraer selects Panasonic for IFEC on the E-Jets E2

AIX: Embraer selects Panasonic for IFEC on the E-Jets E2

Embraer has selected Panasonic Avionics to provide inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) for the E-Jets E2, the second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial aircraft. The new contract extends… Read more »

AIX: Panasonic Avionics launches new NEXT IFEC platform

AIX: Panasonic Avionics launches new NEXT IFEC platform

Panasonic Avionics has announced its new NEXT inflight entertainment and communications (IFEC) platform, which will power its systems from 2020 on. The company says the NEXT platform is designed to… Read more »

AIX: Kontron 2Ku MODMAN selected by Gogo for connectivity

AIX: Kontron 2Ku MODMAN selected by Gogo for connectivity

Kontron has announced that Gogo will deploy its next-generation MODMAN (Modem Manager) unit in its 2Ku inflight connectivity system in both retrofit and OEM line-fit programmes. The MODMAN is based… Read more »

Virgin Australia close to launching inflight Wi-Fi trial

Virgin Australia close to launching inflight Wi-Fi trial

Virgin Australia has revealed plans to offer its passengers inflight Wi-Fi by connecting to Optus satellites on domestic and New Zealand flights. Global network providers Intelsat and SES will be… Read more »

Turkish Airlines to introduce mobile internet via eXPhone

Turkish Airlines to introduce mobile internet via eXPhone

Turkish Airlines is to introduce new in-flight connectivity via Panasonic’s eXPhone service, allowing internet access via passengers’ mobile smartphones. As an extension of existing Wi-Fi and live TV availability on… Read more »

Gogo now has more than 150 aircraft equipped with 2Ku

Gogo now has more than 150 aircraft equipped with 2Ku

Gogo has issued an operational update on the deployment of its 2Ku inflight connectivity system. It says: “The technology is already on a pretty decent chunk of the Delta fleet,… Read more »

Satcom Direct and Astronics AeroSat sign distribution deal

Satcom Direct and Astronics AeroSat sign distribution deal

Satcom Direct (SD) has announced an agreement with Astronics AeroSat to sell the FliteStream T-Series tail mount connectivity system through SD’s global dealer network. The FlightStream T-Series solution employs the… Read more »

IMG secures new inflight TV Bundesliga football contract

IMG secures new inflight TV Bundesliga football contract

IMG has secured a renewal of its in-flight and in-ship media rights deal with DFL Sports Enterprises to distribute Bundesliga live coverage and non-live programming of the top German football… Read more »

Gogo passes 3,000 commercial aircraft with in-flight connectivity

Gogo passes 3,000 commercial aircraft with in-flight connectivity

Gogo says it has reached a major milestone by installing its 3,000th commercial aircraft with in-flight connectivity. Today, the company has 3,000 commercial aircraft and more than 4,200 business aircraft,… 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 »

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