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Alaska Airlines selects Gogo 2Ku for entire Boeing / Airbus fleet

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo 2Ku for entire Boeing / Airbus fleet

Gogo has been selected by Alaska Airlines to install its Gogo 2Ku Ku-band inflight connectivity solution on its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet. Gogo says 2Ku delivers an internet experience… Read more »

GEE Airconnect 3.0 now available as line-fit on Boeing 737 MAX

GEE Airconnect 3.0 now available as line-fit on Boeing 737 MAX

Global Eagle Entertainment says it is now offering its Airconnect 3.0 inflight Wi-Fi system for factory installation on the Boeing 737 MAX family of aircraft. It says the equipment is… Read more »

Virgin Australia to roll-out inflight Wi-Fi with Gogo 2Ku

Virgin Australia to roll-out inflight Wi-Fi with Gogo 2Ku

Virgin Australia has announced details of its plans to roll out wireless inflight connectivity on the majority of its domestic and international aircraft, becoming the only Australian airline to offer… Read more »

Gogo increases number of commercial aircraft online to 3,109

Gogo increases number of commercial aircraft online to 3,109

Gogo has announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, showing a 9% increase in commercial aircraft online to 3,109. It also showed a 17% increase in… Read more »

Gogo’s next-generation inflight modem enters service

Gogo’s next-generation inflight modem enters service

Gogo has announced that its next-generation modem for its Ku-band inflight connectivity services has been introduced into commercial airline service. It says the proprietary features of the new device will… Read more »

US Government extends ViaSat contract for in-flight connectivity

US Government extends ViaSat contract for in-flight connectivity

The United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has extended its contract with ViaSat to continue to provide senior leaders and support staff with in-flight broadband and connectivity services. As… Read more »

Panasonic Avionics brings inflight connectivity to Air China

Panasonic Avionics brings inflight connectivity to Air China

Air China has selected inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions from Panasonic Avionics for its fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft. Under the terms of the agreement, Panasonic will provide its… Read more »

$416m Global Eagle Entertainment investment deal collapses

$416m Global Eagle Entertainment investment deal collapses

HNA Group’s proposed $416 million investment in Global Eagle Entertainment has collapsed after the two companies failed to get U.S. regulatory approval. HNA’s Beijing Shareco Technologies Co. planned to invest… Read more »

Global Eagle wins contract for Norwegian Air Shuttle B737NGs

Global Eagle wins contract for Norwegian Air Shuttle B737NGs

Global Eagle Entertainment has won a new five-year contract with Norwegian Air Shuttle for enhanced WiFi connectivity, live television, portal-based content, services and support. The new agreement covers Norwegian Air… Read more »

New Gogo study shows passengers want more connectivity

New Gogo study shows passengers want more connectivity

Gogo has released its new Global Traveler Study, which shows as the internet becomes part of every flight the expectations of global travelers are growing ever more demanding. It says… Read more »

Panasonic Avionics boosts Ku-band capacity over Canada

Panasonic Avionics boosts Ku-band capacity over Canada

Panasonic Avionics has partnered with Hunter Communications and Eutelsat to boost its Ku-band inflight connectivity capacity over Canada via the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite. Since the all-electric satellite entered… Read more »

Intelsat 35e launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida

Intelsat 35e launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida

The Intelsat 35e satellite has been launched successfully from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle. Liftoff occurred at 7:38 pm EDT on Wednesday 5th July with… Read more »

IMG secures inflight media rights for 2018 FIFA World Cup

IMG secures inflight media rights for 2018 FIFA World Cup

IMG has won the global inflight and inship live media rights for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 and the FIFA Confederations Cup… Read more »

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 »

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