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December 14, 2015
The JetSmarter app. Photo: JetSmarter [Avionics Today 12-14-2015] With connectivity and mobile applications changing the landscape for business and commercial aviation alike, private aviation is seeing the impact in the palms of their hands. Mobile marketplace applications that allow users to book private jets directly from their smartphones, such as PrivateFly, Ubair and JetSmarter, are looking to...
December 11, 2015
The holidays are fast approaching, but not fast enough if you ask us. In the meantime there’s lots of juicy gossip on the aviation circuit to keep you occupied in the cold weather. Who knows, maybe Gogo will unveil its commercial 2Ku launch for Christmas this year. If news like that has you looking forward to the holidays, man have we got a quiz for you. Check it out! And don't forget to send us your...
December 10, 2015
[Avionics Today 12-10-2015] Satcom Direct has transmitted data via Jet ConneX and validated its services over both the Inmarsat I-5 F-1 and F-2 satellites, becoming the first business...
December 9, 2015
[Avionics Today 12-09-2015] Gogo CEO Michael Small is bullish about what the company’s new satellite-based connectivity offering will bring to the In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) market, including loosening bandwidth constraints and aftermarket domination. Hot on the heels of the FAA’s certification of the 2Ku technology and ahead of the offering’s rapidly approaching commercial launch set...
December 8, 2015
[Avionics Today 12-8-2015] Virgin America Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Peter Hunt told analysts at the third annual Credit Suisse Industrials Conference that the airline expects to grow at roughly 10 percent annually through the end of the decade. The executive also said the California-based carrier will continue to invest in the Airbus A320, and eventually the A321, as the...
December 7, 2015
Norwegian Air Shuttle has launched Live TV trials on some of its flights. Photo: Norwegian Air Shuttle Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) and low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle have introduced Live TV as a commercial service aboard the airline’s flights from the U.S. to the Caribbean. Norwegian flights from...
December 7, 2015
David Lavorel, SITAOnAir CEO. Photo: SITA [Avionics Today 12-07-2015] A new CEO has stepped to the plate for In-Flight...
December 4, 2015
We know the best way to get over those Thanksgiving-break blues! If you can’t be at home stuffing yourself with turkey, you can at least be stuffing your brain with the latest in aviation news — and this week’s quiz can help to justify those extra servings of articles. Don’t wait, dig in to this week’s Avionics News Quiz! Content loading... Please enable javascript! Try This...
November 25, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-25-2015] Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS) and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) have introduced Live TV as a commercial service aboard all Norwegian Air Shuttle flights in Europe. The announcement was made during a live broadcast aboard a NAS flight from Oslo to Berlin.      Interior cabin of a Norwegian aircraft. Photo: Norwegian. ...
November 24, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-24-2015] According to a new Valour Consultancy report, the number of aircraft equipped with solutions that enable wireless delivery of In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) content will exceed 4,000 by the end of this year, and hit 17,000 by 2024. Craig Foster, Valour Consultancy's senior consultant and author of the new report, says solutions that deliver Wireless IFE (W-IFE) are becoming...
November 24, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-23-2015] SmartSky Networks, designer of a new 4G LTE Air-to-Ground (ATG) network for the aviation sector, is open to partnering with satellite companies to augment its future connectivity solution. Ryan Stone, president of SmartSky, told Avionics that the perception of needing to have “either/or” is a misnomer, and that where satellite can improve the network it could find a...
November 23, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-23-2015] The 2015 NBAA convention and exhibition provided a major platform for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), satellite-based broadband service providers, and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) companies, among others, to debut innovative new products, concepts and education on where the aviation industry is going. Throughout the course of the event, it was evident that the...
November 19, 2015
Airline passenger accesses in-flight Wi-Fi on her smartphone. Photo: Global Eagle Entertainment [Avionics Today 11-19-2015] Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has entered the business aviation market with plans to offer a full suite of services beginning mid-year 2016. The company has been involved in In-Flight Entertainment and...
November 18, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-18-2015] ViaSat and Jet Aviation St. Louis are partnering to develop a hybrid Ku-/Ka-band radome for Gulfstream's large cabin business jets, starting with the Gulfstream G550. The agreement covers collaboration on both the new dual-band radome and associated Supplemental Type...
November 17, 2015
Photo: Honeywell [Avionics Today 11-17-2015] Gogo has launched an expanded suite of cockpit and datalink services for its business aviation customers from Honeywell's Global Data Center (GDC). The additional services...
November 17, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-17-2015] Astronics AeroSat Corporation and Panasonic Avionics have formed a strategic partnership to bring connectivity services and global live television programming to the business and VVIP...
November 16, 2015
Satcom1's team. Photo: Satcom1 [Avionics Today 11-16-2015] Honeywell has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Satcom1, a provider of on-board communications routing software and a satellite communications provider of airtime and consulting services. With this acquisition Honeywell aims to offer operators a seamless experience with an all-in-one connectivity solution spanning routing software...
November 13, 2015
News is flying out of the Dubai Airshow this week faster than we can print it… well, almost. First flights, old feuds, the sharing economy and the Canadian government have made their way into this week’s news quiz, if you know why you just might ace it! Content loading... Please enable javascript! Try This Week's Avionics News Quiz! Our new Avionics News Quiz is designed to challenge your...
November 13, 2015
Gogo's 2Ku antenna. Photo: Gogo  [Avionics Today 11-13-2015] Gogo has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA, which is required to launch its 2Ku next generation satellite connectivity service on board Aeromexico's Boeing 737-800...
November 12, 2015
Photo: China Eastern Airlines [Avionics Today 11-12-2015] China Eastern Airlines launched Panasonic Avionics In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) solution on international flights, becoming the first Chinese carrier to do so with Panasonic. The leading Chinese carrier, which, in...
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