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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 »

Eutelsat 172B Ku-band satellite goes live over Asia Pacific

Eutelsat 172B Ku-band satellite goes live over Asia Pacific

Eutelsat Communications’ all-electric Eutelsat 172B satellite went into full commercial service this morning, offering connectivity for users stretching from the West coast of the Americas to Asia, Oceania and across… Read more »

Sport 24 to host live Ashes cricket coverage in the air

Sport 24 to host live Ashes cricket coverage in the air

Sport 24, the IMG-owned and operated 24-hour live sports channel for the airline and cruise industry, is to show full coverage of the upcoming Magellan Ashes Series between Australia and… Read more »

Cathay Pacific selects Gogo 2Ku for inflight connectivity

Cathay Pacific selects Gogo 2Ku for inflight connectivity

Gogo has been selected by the Cathay Pacific Group to install Gogo’s 2Ku inflight connectivity solution on its wide-body fleet. At the Dubai Air Show, the company hinted this week… Read more »

Gogo close to landing first 2Ku customer in Middle East

Gogo close to landing first 2Ku customer in Middle East

At the 2017 Dubai Airshow, Gogo was upbeat about its inflight connectivity business and said it was close to signing its first 2Ku customer in the Middle East. Niels Streenstrup,… Read more »

Virgin Australia to launch 2Ku inflight Wi-Fi on US flights

Virgin Australia to launch 2Ku inflight Wi-Fi on US flights

“Australian Business Traveller” reports that Virgin Australia is to offer inflight connectivity on selected flights to Los Angeles from the end of November 2017. This will be when the first… Read more »

Gogo now has 2Ku inflight connectivity flying on 416 aircraft

Gogo now has 2Ku inflight connectivity flying on 416 aircraft

Gogo’s third quarter 2017 financial results show that its 2Ku awards now exceed 1,900 aircraft across 14 airlines, with the inflight connectivity system installed on 416 of them. As of… Read more »

Gogo to provide inflight connectivity to LATAM Brazil

Gogo to provide inflight connectivity to LATAM Brazil

Gogo has been selected by LATAM Airlines Brazil to introduce inflight connectivity using Gogo’s 2Ku technology to 100 of its A320 aircraft, which operate flights in Brazil as well as… Read more »

NBAA: ViaSat showcases in-flight connectivity solutions

NBAA: ViaSat showcases in-flight connectivity solutions

With the ViaSat-2 service launch set for 2018, ViaSat says it is bringing in-flight connectivity solutions to market today that will help large cabin business jets easily transition to what… Read more »

Gogo completes 110 2Ku inflight connectivity installs in Q3

Gogo completes 110 2Ku inflight connectivity installs in Q3

Gogo announced today that it completed 110 installations of its 2Ku inflight connectivity solution in the third quarter of 2017. The company had a total of 340 2Ku installed aircraft… Read more »

Lufthansa Technik signs MoU with Air Esurfing in China

Lufthansa Technik signs MoU with Air Esurfing in China

Lufthansa Technik AG has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese company Air Esurfing (ARE) to provide connectivity services to Chinese airlines. The country’s largest communication company, Air Esurfing… Read more »

APEX: Rockwell Collins positive about acquisition activities

APEX: Rockwell Collins positive about acquisition activities

Rockwell Collins has completed its acquisition of B/E Aerospace, but now faces its own acquisition journey with UTC. Richard Nordstrom, Director, Global Air Transport Cabin Systems Marketing, Rockwell Collins, said:… Read more »

APEX: Panasonic Avionics delivers very upbeat forecast

APEX: Panasonic Avionics delivers very upbeat forecast

Panasonic Avionics has given the press an update on its business at a media conference held at the Apex Expo in Long Beach, California. David Bruner, Panasonic Avionics Vice President,… Read more »

Gogo Business Aviation goes global with Ku-band connectivity

Gogo Business Aviation goes global with Ku-band connectivity

Gogo Business Aviation is expanding its reach to become a global provider with the announcement of a high throughput satellite (HTS) Ku-band inflight connectivity service for business aviation. The new… Read more »

SES selects Arianespace for launch of SES-17 satellite

SES selects Arianespace for launch of SES-17 satellite

SES has selected Arianespace to launch its high-power, high-throughput Ku-band satellite SES-17 on an Ariane 5 in 2021 from Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite will deliver high-speed inflight connectivity and… Read more »

L/Ku/Ka-band satellites – what does it all mean?

L/Ku/Ka-band satellites – what does it all mean?

Originally published three years ago, this feature on the differences between L-, Ku-and Ka-band inflight connectivity systems has been one of our most popular. It has now been updated with… Read more »

Virgin Atlantic is first airline in Europe to be fully connected

Virgin Atlantic is first airline in Europe to be fully connected

Virgin Atlantic says it has become the first airline in Europe to offer Wi-Fi across its entire fleet, ensuring customers can remain connected across flights to and from the US,… Read more »

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