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JAL providing free inflight connectivity on domestic routes

JAL providing free inflight connectivity on domestic routes

Japan Airlines (JAL) is now providing free inflight connectivity throughout the entire flight to customers flying on domestic routes. JAL originally launched its inflight internet in July 2014 as a paid-for… Read more »

Intelsat and OneWeb call off planned merger

Intelsat and OneWeb call off planned merger

Intelsat and OneWeb officially called off their planned merger earlier this week after the final deadline for a debt swap passed with insufficient support. As of the expiration date, the… Read more »

Gogo 2Ku achieves 200 inflight connectivity installs milestone

Gogo 2Ku achieves 200 inflight connectivity installs milestone

Gogo has reached a milestone of 200 installations of its 2Ku inflight connectivity technology. The company has now installed the technology on many major fleet types including the Airbus A319,… 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 »

SES-15 satellite launches from French Guiana spaceport

SES-15 satellite launches from French Guiana spaceport

SES-15, an all-electric telecommunications satellite, has been launched by Arianespace aboard a Soyuz launch vehicle from Kourou in French Guiana. The flight lifted off at 08:54:53 a.m. (local time in… Read more »

Air Canada Rouge deploys Gogo 2Ku inflight connectivity

Air Canada Rouge deploys Gogo 2Ku inflight connectivity

Air Canada says that its leisure airline, Air Canada Rouge, has begun offering high-speed, satellite internet aboard its Airbus A319 aircraft. The roll out of Gogo’s new 2Ku service on… Read more »

Gogo 2Ku connectivity exceeds 100Mbps during press flight

Gogo 2Ku connectivity exceeds 100Mbps during press flight

Gogo has unveiled its next-generation 2Ku in-flight Wi-Fi technology during two demonstration flights out of Newark International airport in the U.S. The two flights took place on the “Jimmy Ray”,… Read more »

Gogo reports record quarterly revenue of $165m, up 17%

Gogo reports record quarterly revenue of $165m, up 17%

Gogo has reported a record quarterly revenue of $165 million, up 17% from the previous year. Gogo says service revenue increased to $146.5 million, up 23% from Q1 2016, driven… 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 »

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 »

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