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Astronics receives China STC for FliteStream connectivity

Astronics receives China STC for FliteStream connectivity

Astronics Corporation has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Astronics AeroSat, recently received a Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) Validation of Supplemental Type Certification (VSTC) for its satellite communications (SATCOM)… Read more »

Tested: Inflight connectivity on a Virgin Atlantic B787

Tested: Inflight connectivity on a Virgin Atlantic B787

A recent family vacation to California was a great opportunity to try out Virgin Atlantic’s inflight connectivity on one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Powered by Panasonic Avionics Ku-band eXConnect… Read more »

Phasor and Kepler announce successful LEO/ESA tests

Phasor and Kepler announce successful LEO/ESA tests

Phasor and Kepler have announced successful tests between Kepler’s first in-orbit LEO nanosatellite and Phasor’s wideband electronically-steered antenna (ESA). Kepler says its technology demonstration satellite, KIPP, launched in January, represents… Read more »

SES-14 now operational serving the Americas

SES-14 now operational serving the Americas

SES says that the high-powered SES-14 satellite, positioned at 47.5 degrees West, is now serving Latin America, the Caribbean, North America, North Atlantic and West Africa. The all-electric satellite, which… Read more »

Gogo reports revenue of $227.5m and $37.2 m loss in Q2 2018

Gogo reports revenue of $227.5m and $37.2 m loss in Q2 2018

Gogo has announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, showing a consolidated revenue of $227.5 million and a net loss of $37.2 million, an improvement of… Read more »

Duncan Aviation has range of STCs for Gogo AVANCE L5

Duncan Aviation has range of STCs for Gogo AVANCE L5

Duncan Aviation has issued a list of aircraft that is has Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for in support of the Gogo Business Aviation AVANCE L5 inflight connectivity system. It says… Read more »

SES-12 Ku-band satellite launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9

SES-12 Ku-band satellite launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9

SES has announced that the SES-12 Ku-band satellite has been successfully launched onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida, United States. SES-12, which is designed with… Read more »

EBACE: Viasat keen to promote 16Mbps Ka-band solutions

EBACE: Viasat keen to promote 16Mbps Ka-band solutions

Viasat is bullish about its inflight connectivity offerings for the business aviation market. On the eve of the show the company announced that Embraer had selected its high-speed, high-capacity Ka-band… Read more »

Sport 24 to deliver 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia live

Sport 24 to deliver 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia live

The Sport 24 TV channel, owned and operated by IMG, is to broadcast the 2018 FIFA World Cup live from Russia to more than 750 aircraft across its network of… Read more »

Viasat expands Ka-band relationship with Honeywell GoDirect

Viasat expands Ka-band relationship with Honeywell GoDirect

Viasat and Honeywell have announced an expanded agreement where Honeywell, as part of its GoDirect Cabin Connectivity suite of services, will offer Viasat’s high-speed Ka-band in-flight internet service to large… Read more »

Gogo opens new logistics facility in Amsterdam

Gogo opens new logistics facility in Amsterdam

Gogo has opened a new logistics hub in Amsterdam to support its growing customer basis in Europe. The Amsterdam logistics hub is already in operation and is being managed in… Read more »

Gogo gains STC for 2Ku installation on Airbus A321neo

Gogo gains STC for 2Ku installation on Airbus A321neo

Gogo has announced that it has received approval for installation of its 2Ku Ku-band satellite inflight connectivity system on the Airbus A321neo. In a blog posting Gogo says approval for… Read more »

AIX: Panasonic Gen 3 drives more bandwidth for applications

AIX: Panasonic Gen 3 drives more bandwidth for applications

Panasonic Avionics continues to roll out its next-generation Newtec modem upgrade for its Gen 3 network, giving greater inflight connectivity speeds and bandwidth. The modem works with new high-throughput (HTS)… Read more »

AIX: Saudia launch customer for Taqnia inflight connectivity

AIX: Saudia launch customer for Taqnia inflight connectivity

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has been named the launch customer of a new high-speed inflight connectivity system launched at AIX. The new system, called UON, was announced by the Saudi… Read more »

AIX: Turkish Airlines adds Panasonic IFEC to new aircraft

AIX: Turkish Airlines adds Panasonic IFEC to new aircraft

Panasonic Avionics and Turkish Airlines have announced a contract for inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions to be line-fit installed on 50 wide-bodied aircraft the airline has on order, and… Read more »

AIX: Global Eagle selects Kontron ACE Flight 4608 Server

AIX: Global Eagle selects Kontron ACE Flight 4608 Server

Global Eagle Entertainment has selected Kontron ACE Flight 4608 server as a key component of its next-generation Airconnect inflight connectivity system. Starting in 2018, Global Eagle will deploy the ACE… Read more »

AIX: Panasonic Avionics signs IFEC deal for EgyptAir B787s

AIX: Panasonic Avionics signs IFEC deal for EgyptAir B787s

Panasonic Avionics has announced a contract with EgyptAir to provide inflight entertainment and inflight connectivity on six Boeing 787-9 aircraft. It will include Panasonic’s eX3 inflight entertainment solution and in… Read more »

AIX: Panasonic Avionics IFC now flying on 2000+ aircraft

AIX: Panasonic Avionics IFC now flying on 2000+ aircraft

Panasonic Avionics now has its Ku-band satellite-based inflight connectivity (IFC) flying on more than 2,000 aircraft. It also completed 200 IFC line-fits in the year to 31 March 2018. That… Read more »

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