List/Grid Tag Archives: L-band

Shenzhen Airlines begins evaluation of SwiftBroadband-Safety

Shenzhen Airlines begins evaluation of SwiftBroadband-Safety

Shenzhen Airlines is to launch an in-flight evaluation of Inmarsat SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S), the next generation IP-based broadband service for the flight deck, at the beginning of May. Inmarsat says the… Read more »

Thuraya launches ‘Aero’ L-band inflight connectivity solution

Thuraya launches ‘Aero’ L-band inflight connectivity solution

Thuraya has announced the launch of Thuraya AERO, an L-band satellite communication service that enables in-flight connectivity for internet, voice calls, text messaging and high-speed data on small- to medium-sized… Read more »

Honeywell demonstrates inflight connectivity for helicopters

Honeywell demonstrates inflight connectivity for helicopters

High-speed inflight connectivity for helicopters has always been problematic, but Honeywell and its Aspire 200 satellite communications system is making it more accessible. The problem is that rotors on helicopters… Read more »

Air Côte d’Ivoire signs up for SITAONAIR connectivity

Air Côte d’Ivoire signs up for SITAONAIR connectivity

Air Cote d’Ivoire, of the Ivory Coast, has signed up for Inmarsat SwiftBroadband inflight passenger connectivity from SITAONAIR. The new deal will deliver connectivity solutions to the airline’s brand new… Read more »

AirSatOne lowers Inmarsat SwiftBroadband airtime prices

AirSatOne lowers Inmarsat SwiftBroadband airtime prices

AirSatOne has announced lower rates for its SwiftBroadband inflight connectivity after Inmarsat lowered its prices. The company says customers using AirSatOne as their service provider have access to its custom… Read more »

APEXEXPO: Inmarsat gears up for GX Aviation and SB-S

APEXEXPO: Inmarsat gears up for GX Aviation and SB-S

Inmarsat says around 100 narrow-body aircraft should be equipped with its GX Aviation Ka-band connectivity solution by spring 2017 and its SwiftBroadband Safety (SB-S) system is expected to receive approval in Q2…. Read more »

APEXEXPO: Airbus says seamless inflight connectivity is coming

APEXEXPO: Airbus says seamless inflight connectivity is coming

Airbus says that good, reliable and seamless broadband inflight connectivity is an essential component of its new “Airspace” passenger experience concept. Ingo Wuggetzer, Vice President, Cabin Marketing at Airbus, said… Read more »

APEXEXPO: Airbus flight tests new connectivity architecture

APEXEXPO: Airbus flight tests new connectivity architecture

Airbus says it has successfully flight-tested its new standard High-Bandwidth Connectivity (HBC) architecture aboard an A330 development aircraft. The platform will soon allow airline customers to choose from a range… Read more »

Esterline CMC Electronics celebrates 3,500th high gain antenna

Esterline CMC Electronics celebrates 3,500th high gain antenna

Esterline CMC Electronics is celebrating the recent delivery of its 3,500th high gain satellite communications (SATCOM) antenna system. The milestone unit has been received by Saudi Arabian Airlines for installation… Read more »

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety service selected by Airbus

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety service selected by Airbus

Inmarsat says its SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) service has been selected by Airbus as a cockpit communications solution for the A320 and A330 aircraft families. SB-S will feature on the Airbus A320… Read more »

Cobham lands inflight connectivity contract with Airbus

Cobham lands inflight connectivity contract with Airbus

Cobham Aerospace Communications has been awarded a contract by Airbus to supply its new Inmarsat SB200 Evolution service (Class 4) Safety System known as the AVIATOR 200S and 700S for… Read more »

How does Solar Impulse 2 use inflight connectivity?

How does Solar Impulse 2 use inflight connectivity?

“Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols was recently invited to visit the Monaco-based Mission Control Centre (MCC) for “Solar Impulse 2” – the solar-powered aircraft attempting to be the first to fly… Read more »

BendixKing receives FAA approval for AeroWave connectivity

BendixKing receives FAA approval for AeroWave connectivity

BendixKing, a division of Honeywell Aerospace, has received FAA approval for the installation of its AeroWave 100 in-flight internet product on a broad list of general aviation airframes. An approved… Read more »

Global Positioning Satellites and their role in inflight connectivity

Global Positioning Satellites and their role in inflight connectivity

Feature: The US Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) are an integral part of the world of inflight connectivity. If it were not for GPS an inflight connectivity system wouldn’t know where… Read more »

Inmarsat outlines how hybrid EAN connectivity will work

Inmarsat outlines how hybrid EAN connectivity will work

Aircraft flying European routes will soon have access to Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network (EAN), a hybrid satellite/air-to-ground (ATG) inflight connectivity platform. The system promises to offer passengers a high-quality, high-speed… Read more »

AIX2016: Boeing signs first contract for Cobham AVIATOR S

AIX2016: Boeing signs first contract for Cobham AVIATOR S

Cobham SATCOM and Boeing have signed a Technical Service Agreement (TSA) for the certification of the AVIATOR 600S and 700S systems on the Boeing 777 and 737. The agreement is… Read more »

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