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AAR announces partnership with Viasat on inflight connectivity

AAR announces partnership with Viasat on inflight connectivity

AAR is to provide in-flight connectivity logistics, repair and aftermarket management services to Viasat. Through this partnership, AAR’s OEM Aftermarket Solutions group will manage the aftermarket inventory pool of Viasat… Read more »

ViaSat-2 set for commercial service launch in February 2018

ViaSat-2 set for commercial service launch in February 2018

Viasat says it has begun beta service on the ViaSat-2 satellite, and affirmed plans for full commercial service launch in February 2018. It says the ViaSat-2 satellite system is expected… Read more »

Viasat opens new offices in the U.S. and the Netherlands

Viasat opens new offices in the U.S. and the Netherlands

Viasat has opened new offices in Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and Amsterdam, Netherlands. It says the new offices aim to drive innovation across a number of technical and engineering disciplines… Read more »

Viasat-2 satellite successfully reaches geostationary orbit

Viasat-2 satellite successfully reaches geostationary orbit

Viasat announced today that the Viasat-2 satellite has successfully arrived in its geostationary orbit at 69.9° west longitude, and has transitioned into orbit normal mode (earth pointing) with its reflector… Read more »

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 »

ViaSat-2 satellite orbit raising phase almost complete

ViaSat-2 satellite orbit raising phase almost complete

ViaSat says that the orbit raising activity for its new ViaSat-2 satellite is almost complete and it is positioning its services portfolio to reflect its capabilities. The subsequent on-orbit handover… Read more »

ViaSat and JetBlue extend relationship on next-gen satellites

ViaSat and JetBlue extend relationship on next-gen satellites

ViaSat sats it has expanded its relationship with JetBlue, and will serve as the direct in-flight internet service provider to the airline. JetBlue aircraft will be upgraded to the latest… Read more »

ViaSat partners with ESA on ViaSat-3 communications

ViaSat partners with ESA on ViaSat-3 communications

ViaSat has announced a Public Private Partnership (PPP) with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop key components of the ViaSat-3 satellite communications system with European industry. ViaSat-3 is an… Read more »

ViaSat says it intends to sue UK telecoms regulator OfCom

ViaSat says it intends to sue UK telecoms regulator OfCom

ViaSat says it intends to take legal action against OfCom, the UK’s telecommunications regulator, over its handling of frequency allocations for the European Aviation Network (EAN). The EAN is the… 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 »

APEX: ViaSat celebrates JetBlue Wi-Fi connectivity win

APEX: ViaSat celebrates JetBlue Wi-Fi connectivity win

ViaSat was proud to see JetBlue take the Apex award for “Best Wi-Fi” at the 2017 APEX Awards. First introduced in December 2013 on a single aircraft, JetBlue has expanded… Read more »

Panel debates which inflight connectivity model is best

Panel debates which inflight connectivity model is best

The age-old question of whether it is better to go with an inflight connectivity provider that operates its own satellites, or whether to choose one that leases capacity as required… 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 »

EL AL Israel Airlines selects ViaSat for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

EL AL Israel Airlines selects ViaSat for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

ViaSat has announced that long-time airline partner, EL AL Israel Airlines, has selected its in-flight connectivity system to power the airline’s high-speed onboard Wi-Fi experience across all of its new… Read more »

Gulfstream partners with Satcom Direct to streamline service

Gulfstream partners with Satcom Direct to streamline service

Gulfstream has announced the creation of its Connectivity Service Program, a comprehensive, bundled suite of in-flight internet, voice and entertainment offerings customised to meet the needs of each operator. As… Read more »

ViaSat reports record revenues for fiscal first quarter

ViaSat reports record revenues for fiscal first quarter

ViaSat has announced its financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, noting revenues were up 5% to $380m, marking a new first quarter record high. It said… 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 »

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