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Viasat activates 122 new aircraft in Q1 of fiscal year 2019

Viasat activates 122 new aircraft in Q1 of fiscal year 2019

Viasat has announced its financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2018, showing revenue for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 was $438.9 million, up 15%… Read more »

Finnair launches Viasat inflight connectivity on European flights

Finnair launches Viasat inflight connectivity on European flights

Finnair is launching a new high-speed inflight connectivity service on its narrow-body Airbus fleet on European flights. From July 19 onwards, it says Finnair customers will be able to enjoy… Read more »

El Al launches inflight connectivity on Israel-Europe routes

El Al launches inflight connectivity on Israel-Europe routes

Israel-based airline El Al has launched its new inflight Wi-Fi service, which uses Viasat’s Ka-band equipment, on routes between Israel and Europe. El Al officially launched the service at Ben… Read more »

Viasat passes 100th Gen 2 Ka-band installation milestone

Viasat passes 100th Gen 2 Ka-band installation milestone

Viasat says it is pleased to have passed the 100th installation milestone of its Gen 2 service on a commercial aircraft, with customer demand meaning installer crews are working tirelessly… Read more »

Viasat signs deal for steerable beams on HYLAS 4

Viasat signs deal for steerable beams on HYLAS 4

Avanti Communications has signed a $10 million contract with Viasat to provide leased capacity on a steerable beam on the newly-launched Avanti HYLAS 4 satellite. The contract has an initial… 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 »

EBACE: Honeywell has connectivity for a ‘King Air to an A380’

EBACE: Honeywell has connectivity for a ‘King Air to an A380’

Honeywell Aerospace says it prides itself on having an inflight connectivity solution for everything. “We can now provide inflight connectivity for everything from a Beechcraft King Air to an Airbus… Read more »

Embraer selects Viasat inflight connectivity on Legacy 450/500

Embraer selects Viasat inflight connectivity on Legacy 450/500

Viasat has announced that Embraer is the first original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to select Viasat’s high-speed, high-capacity Ka-band connectivity solution for its Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 executive jets. Aircraft… 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 »

SAS rolling out Viasat-enabled inflight connectivity on short-haul

SAS rolling out Viasat-enabled inflight connectivity on short-haul

Scandinavian Airlines is rolling out Viasat-enabled inflight connectivity (IFC) aboard its short-haul fleet. The Ka-band satellite-based IFC has been installed on seven aircraft with a full rollout scheduled for completion… Read more »

AIX: Inmarsat says GX Aviation IFC is getting ‘rave reviews’

AIX: Inmarsat says GX Aviation IFC is getting ‘rave reviews’

Inmarsat now has more than 250 GX Aviation inflight connectivity installs under its belt with 1,300 aircraft in the backlog. The 250th aircraft to be equipped was for Air New… Read more »

AIX: Don Buchman, Viasat, upbeat about company’s future

AIX: Don Buchman, Viasat, upbeat about company’s future

Don Buchman, VP Commercial Aviation at Viasat, is bullish about the company’s offering, achievements and future plans. “The roll-out of our Gen-2 terminal equipment for Viasat-2 is going well, our… Read more »

Inmarsat says EAN still on track after Belgian court ruling

Inmarsat says EAN still on track after Belgian court ruling

A war of words has erupted between Viasat and Inmarsat after a Belgium court annulled Inmarsat’s Complementary Ground Component (CGC) authorisation to operate its European Aviation Network (EAN) for inflight… 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 »

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 »

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