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Jet Aviation installs first JetWave Ka-band on Global 6000

Jet Aviation installs first JetWave Ka-band on Global 6000

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Geneva recently installed its first Honeywell JetWave satellite inflight connectivity hardware system on a Global 6000. The JetWave satellite terminal operates on Inmarsat Aviation’s GX/Jet… Read more »

Gilat launches fully-integrated dual-band Ku/Ka aero terminal

Gilat launches fully-integrated dual-band Ku/Ka aero terminal

Gilat Satellite Networks has launched AeroEdge 6000, a high performance terminal for commercial inflight connectivity. The dual-band terminal includes Gilat’s Ku/Ka band antenna, modem manager (MODMAN), and Wavestream transceivers. The… Read more »

AMAC develops STC for Ka-band installation on Airbus ACJs

AMAC develops STC for Ka-band installation on Airbus ACJs

AMAC Aerospace has admitted two Airbus ACJ aircraft to its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland for Ka-band inflight connectivity installations. The first is an Airbus A319 that was also due a… Read more »

Inmarsat: ‘Double-digit’ aviation growth, but dividend cut

Inmarsat: ‘Double-digit’ aviation growth, but dividend cut

Inmarsat has reported “double-digit” growth for its aviation business in its final-year 2017 results, but has cut its total dividend to 20 cents a share in order to boost investment… Read more »

Indonesia’s Citilink to equip aircraft with Inmarsat GX

Indonesia’s Citilink to equip aircraft with Inmarsat GX

Indonesian low-cost carrier Citilink is to equip its fleet with Inmarsat’s GX Aviation Ka-band inflight connectivity service. Citilink is a low-cost airline headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia, established in 2001 as… Read more »

Viasat signs new contract for IFC with United Airlines

Viasat signs new contract for IFC with United Airlines

Viasat has announced a new contract with United Airlines (UAL) to bring its latest generation in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system to more than 70 aircraft, including at least 58… Read more »

Eurowings Airbus fleet to get Inmarsat GX from this month

Eurowings Airbus fleet to get Inmarsat GX from this month

The Eurowings Airbus fleet is to get the airline’s WINGS Connect inflight connectivity service from February. This will allow Eurowings passengers to go online during the flight, surf the Internet… Read more »

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 »

SES-15 enters service for inflight connectivity providers

SES-15 enters service for inflight connectivity providers

SES says its new SES-15 spacecraft has been operational at the 129 degrees West orbital position since 1 January. The all-electric satellite took six months to reach its orbital position… Read more »

Thales to prepare HNA Group aircraft for Ka-band connectivity

Thales to prepare HNA Group aircraft for Ka-band connectivity

Thales is to equip the subsidiary airlines of HNA Group with its latest in-flight entertainment (IFE) system and prepare for Ka-band connectivity on its fleet of 42 wide-body A330 and… 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 »

Air Astana completes IFC installs across Boeing 767 fleet

Air Astana completes IFC installs across Boeing 767 fleet

Air Astana says it has completed the installation of an in-flight broadband communication system on its second Boeing 767 aircraft. The new service is available to both Business and Economy… Read more »

SIA launches new Airbus A380 with SITAONAIR GX connectivity

SIA launches new Airbus A380 with SITAONAIR GX connectivity

Singapore Airlines hit a milestone in late December with the intercontinental launch of its brand-new Airbus A380, which was line-fit with SITAONAIR’s inflight connectivity powered by Inmarsat’s Ka-band GX Aviation…. 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 »

Orbital ATK delivers Al Yah 3 satellite to launch site

Orbital ATK delivers Al Yah 3 satellite to launch site

Orbital ATK says that the Al Yah 3 satellite has arrived at its launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, for its upcoming launch with Arianespace in January 2018. Al Yah… 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 »

Emirates partners with Thales for Inmarsat GX on 777X

Emirates partners with Thales for Inmarsat GX on 777X

Emirates and Thales have signed an agreement to equip the airline’s Boeing 777X fleet with next-generation broadband inflight connectivity using the Inmarsat GX Aviation global network. The airline says the… Read more »

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