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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 »

PAL celebrates 75th anniversary with free inflight Wi-Fi

PAL celebrates 75th anniversary with free inflight Wi-Fi

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has launched a freemium inflight Wi-Fi service for all passengers as part of its 75th anniversary celebrations. PAL is using Sitaonair’s Internet OnAir technology to deliver the… Read more »

Inmarsat and ESA to enhance ATM in Europe with IRIS

Inmarsat and ESA to enhance ATM in Europe with IRIS

Inmarsat has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance Air Traffic Management (ATM) in Europe with a new generation of satellite-based data link communications. Under… Read more »

Inmarsat to launch fourth I-5 Ka-band GX satellite this year

Inmarsat to launch fourth I-5 Ka-band GX satellite this year

Inmarsat has confirmed it intends to launch its fourth I-5 satellite for its Global Xpress Ka-band network by the end of the year. Speaking after Inmarsat released its annual results,… Read more »

Cobham developing STC for SwiftBroadband Safety on B737

Cobham developing STC for SwiftBroadband Safety on B737

Cobham Satcom’s AVIATOR 300 Inmarsat SwiftBroadband system is to be certified on Shenzhen Airlines’ Boeing 737-800 fleet. Cobham has partnered with Southeast Aerospace (SEA), China Trancomm, Inmarsat and Delta G… Read more »

SEA partners to certify SwiftBroadband Safety on B-737NG

SEA partners to certify SwiftBroadband Safety on B-737NG

Southeast Aerospace (SEA) has partnered with China Trancomm, Cobham, Inmarsat and Delta G Design to certify the Cobham Aviator 300 system, fitted with Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety capability for Airline Operational… Read more »

GlobalVT – a perfect solution for inflight cellphone use

GlobalVT – a perfect solution for inflight cellphone use

Sponsored feature: No-one wants to be out of touch, even when flying on a business aircraft. But with SD’s GlobalVT there is now a solution that makes using a cellphone in… Read more »

Airbus to build two L/Ka-band satellites for Inmarsat

Airbus to build two L/Ka-band satellites for Inmarsat

Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a contract by Inmarsat to design and develop the first two Inmarsat-6 (I-6) mobile communications satellites in a contract valued in the region… Read more »

Singapore’s M1 launches unlimited inflight data roaming

Singapore’s M1 launches unlimited inflight data roaming

Singapore’s M1 Limited (M1) says its customers can now stay connected and share pictures, stream videos and keep tabs on e-mail during their flights, with its unlimited inflight data roaming… Read more »

Qatar flies first SITAONAIR equipped Airbus A350 to USA

Qatar flies first SITAONAIR equipped Airbus A350 to USA

Qatar Airways today became the first airline to fly the Airbus A350 to the United States. The aircraft, equipped with SITAONAIR inflight connectivity, flew from Hamad International Airport to New York’s… Read more »

Scientific breakthrough could mean smaller satellite antennas

Scientific breakthrough could mean smaller satellite antennas

Scientists at the University of Cambridge in the UK say they have discovered a new way of generating radio waves that could mean aircraft satellite antennas become a lot smaller… Read more »

Safety services over SwiftBroadband now one step closer

Safety services over SwiftBroadband now one step closer

The certification of safety services over Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband (called SBB Safety) is a step closer with Cobham SATCOM announcing that the first voice call has been made using its AVIATOR… Read more »

RwandAir adopts inflight connectivity from SITAONAIR

RwandAir adopts inflight connectivity from SITAONAIR

RwandAir’s two Airbus A330s are both to be line-fitted with mobile phone and Wi-Fi services from SITAONAIR, with the first being delivered in October 2016. SITAONAIR says it is the leading… Read more »

Cobham Satcom scoops Airbus supplier award

Cobham Satcom scoops Airbus supplier award

Cobham has received the “Best Performer Award in systems and equipment, cabin and propulsion” from Airbus in its Best in Class 2015 Partner Awards. The award was presented to Cobham… Read more »

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