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July 23, 2014
 [Avionics Today July 23, 2014] Japan's third largest carrier, Skymark Airlines, will begin offering in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity to its passengers free of charge. Panasonic announced an agreement with Skymark to install its exConnect global connectivity service on Skymark's fleet of new Airbus A330s...
July 23, 2014
[Avionics Today July 23, 2014] According to a new survey from Honeywell Aerospace, 66 percent of airline passengers' flight selections are influenced by in-flight Wi-Fi availability.    The survey is Honeywell's second annual look at passenger's buying and wireless usage behavior, featuring responses from 1,000 Americans that have used in-flight connectivity over the last 12 months. Among the...
July 15, 2014
[Avionics Today July 15, 2014] Gogo has received regulatory approval to deploy its Ku-band satellite In-flight Connectivity (IFC) service for aircraft flying over Russian airspace...
July 10, 2014
[Avionics Today July 10, 2014] Boeing signed its second major connected aircraft deal in less than a month, announcing a new partnership with General Dynamics to release the Tri-Band radar dome (radome) in the fourth quarter of 2015. According to a spokesperson for Boeing's cabin connectivity team, the company sees a need for flexibility in the passenger cabin connectivity market.  The Tri-band...
July 10, 2014
[Avionics Today July 10, 2014] DAC International announced its new collaboration with Cathay Pacific Airways, as the aftermarket supplier will collaborate with the airline on its e-Enabled aircraft program.  The Chinese carrier's eEnabled aircraft solution is an advanced solution...
July 2, 2014
[Avionics Today July 2, 2014] The FAA's new rule allowing airline passengers to connect to in-flight Wi-Fi networks from takeoff to landing has not increased the percentage of passengers using their Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) on commercial flights in the United States, according to a new study.  Photo, courtesy of Gogo. Depaul University's Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development...
July 1, 2014
[Avionics Today July 1, 2014] Spanish carrier Iberia has added OnAir's in-flight connectivity solution to its transatlantic routes. Passengers flying on Iberia aircraft between Europe and the Americas will have access to OnAir's in-flight Wi-Fi and GSM solutions.  According to OnAir, Iberia provides...
June 24, 2014
[Avionics Today June 24, 2014] Saudi Arabia (Saudia) Airlines is the first Middle East carrier to offer free In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) for its passengers. The Jeddah-based airline is now offering free Wi-Fi to its first class and business class passengers on flights between the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia and the United...
June 20, 2014
[Avionics Today June 20, 2014] EL AL Israel Airlines has begun flying with its new wireless In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system, BoardConnect. The system is produced by Lufthansa Systems, and gives passengers access to IFE content on their laptops and smart phones or in-seat screens via an aircraft Wi-Fi...
June 19, 2014
[Avionics Today June 19, 2014] Panasonic Avionics, an in-flight entertainment and communications systems provider, is looking to bring satellite-based In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) to aircraft flying on high traffic routes between the West Coast of North America and the Asia-Pacific region. The company announced a new agreement with communications satellite operator Eutelsat to offer connectivity to...
June 18, 2014
[Avionics Today June 18, 2014] Nok Air, a leading Thai low-cost airline, hopes to have its first plane ready to fly with Wi-Fi connectivity in the next two months. Patee Sarasin, CEO, Nok Air told a press conference at CommunicAsia that the airline aims to be a leader by offering free connectivity to passengers and that, once this is done, Nok Air will be able to build revenue-generating services on...
June 17, 2014
[Avionics Today June 17, 2014] Boeing and Global Eagle Entertainment signed a Technical Services Agreement (TSA) to evaluate the possibility of offering a satellite-based In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) system as a line-fit option on...
June 17, 2014
[Avionics Today June 17, 2014] OnAir CEO Ian Dawkins wants regulators in the United States to issue a final decision about allowing in-flight cell phone use for airlines. The Swiss executive issued statements urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and FAA to deliver a final decision following the ending of the FCC's consultation period on the matter.   A passenger using Mobile...
June 16, 2014
[Avionics Today June 15, 2014] Greenwich AeroGroup has expanded its network for the installation and certification of LiveAero Broadband satellite communications systems to Tokyo, Japan. The U.S.-based...
June 16, 2014
[Avionics Today June 15, 2014] Hughes Network Systems signed a new contract with Thaicom Public Company Limited to jointly develop In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) solutions for airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region. Under the contract, Thaicom will provide its broadband satellite fleet to enable...
June 13, 2014
[Avionics Today June 13, 2014] Gogo has received certification from the FAA and Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) to begin installing a Ku-band satellite-based in-flight connectivity service across Japanese Airlines' (JAL) fleet of Boeing 737-800s. This is...
June 11, 2014
[Avionics Today June 11, 2014] Aeromexico has signed a new agreement that will make it the first Latin American airline to offer in-flight broadband connectivity, according...
June 9, 2014
[Avionics Today June 9, 2014] American Airlines has signed an agreement with Gogo to add Air to Ground (ATG) in-flight connectivity on a fleet of 30 new Bombardier CRJ-900 NextGen...
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