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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...
November 11, 2015
RwandAir A330 which will be equipped with Sita OnAir Connectivity. Photo: RwandAir [Avionics Today 11-11-2015] Rwandair will equip two aircraft in its fleet with Internet and mobile phone services through...
November 11, 2015
Singapore Airlines A380. Photo: Singapore Airlines [Avionics Today 11-11-2015] Honeywell Aerospace will provide its JetWave satellite communications hardware to Singapore Airlines for connection to Inmarsat's Global Xpress Aviation broadband solution. Zodiac Inflight Innovations and Sita OnAir will provide the solution, which...
November 10, 2015
NOAA will supplement its weather forecasting capabilities using information pulled from aircraft equipped with Panasonic Avionics tech. Photo: NOAA  [Avionics Today 11-10-2015] Panasonic Avionics Corporation has entered into an agreement to supply global aircraft weather data to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the National Mesonet Program. Panasonic’s...
November 9, 2015
Etihad Airways is partnering with Yahsat to trial high-speed IFC on board its A320. Photo: Etihad [Avionics Today 11-09-2015] Yahsat, the United Arab Emirates-based satellite operator, has announced its plan to test high-speed, in-flight...
November 6, 2015
This week’s quiz has good news, bad news, and the worst news of all. Think you can handle it? Give it a try and find out! Content loading... Please enable javascript! Try This Week's Avionics News Quiz! Our new Avionics News Quiz is designed to challenge your knowledge on the latest happenings in the aviation industry. Think you're a true aviation geek? Take our quiz and how you stack up this week...
November 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-05-2015] VistaJet has become the first business aviation operator to sign up for Inmarsat's Jet Connex broadband connectivity service. The VistaJet broadband deal was announced by Rockwell Collins, which acts as a value added...
November 5, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-5-2015] An elated Gogo CEO Michael Small told analysts, investors and journalists during the company's third quarter conference call Thursday that the In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) giant's next generation 2KU broadband service is producing connection speeds of more than 12 Mbps during tests on its flying Boeing 737 airborne lab. Gogo is coming off a third quarter where total revenue...
November 4, 2015
[Avionics Today 11-04-2015] SITA today announced that CEO Francesco Violante will step down in the second half of 2016 after more than 13 years at the helm of the aviation technology company. A global search for Violante’s successor is currently under way. SITA CEO Francesco Violante...
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