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April 16, 2014
[Avionics Today, April 16] CAE Oxford Aviation Academy has launched the next phase of enrollment on the easyJet Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) First Officer Program. A total of 24 cadets will be selected to commence MPL training for easyJet over the next 12 months. This is an opportunity for aspiring...
April 15, 2014
[Avionics Today April 15, 2014] OnAir recently made its presence well known in Africa and the Middle East, announcing new in-flight connectivity packages for SriLankan Airlines, TAAG Angola and Kuwait Airways. The Switzerland-based connectivity provider is adding Wi-Fi and GSM access through its Mobile OnAir and...
April 15, 2014
[Avionics Today April 15, 2014] Airlines executives and engineers alike convened together at AMC/AEEC Toronto on the topic of in-flight connectivity yesterday, where data and entertainment demand emerged as priorities for airlines. Mark Sorensen, Delta Air Lines senior principal engineer, cabin avionics engineering said that Delta Air Lines has pursued connectivity with Gogo Ka-band via Intelsat, and now...
April 10, 2014
[Avionics Today April 10, 2014] Japan Airlines is expected to be among the first airlines to try out a new Ground to Orbit (GTO) in-flight connectivity service, 2Ku, which Gogo says will deliver peak connectivity speeds of more than 70 Mbps.         The Gogo One test aircraft. Photo, courtesy of Gogo.   Since first launching five years ago, Gogo, like its competitors, has been...
April 9, 2014
[Avionics Today April 9, 2014] Air Canada plans on rolling out Gogo's in-flight connectivity service across its North American fleet in May, according to Gogo CEO Michael Small.    Gogo   Currently Air Canada operates two Wi-Fi equipped Airbus A319s, and plans on adding connectivity to its remaining Airbus A319, A320 and A321 narrow-body and Embraer 190 fleet types, as well as its Air...
April 8, 2014
[Avionics Today April 8, 2014] Continuing the recent trend of airlines going digital and paper-free in the in-flight environment, Delta is replacing manuals for its flight attendants with the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet (phone tablet).      Nokia Lumia Phablet. Photo, courtesy of Delta.   The Atlanta, Ga.-based carrier says it can save more than $1 million annually in reduced aircraft fuel...
April 8, 2014
[Avionics Today April 8, 2014] Japan Airlines is expected to be among the first airlines to try out a new Ground to Orbit (GTO) in-flight connectivity service, 2Ku, which Gogo says will deliver peak connectivity speeds of more than 70 Mbps.    Since first launching five years ago, Gogo, like its competitors, has been trying to increase its in-flight...
April 7, 2014
In a recent presentation at the Aircraft Maintenance Summit in London, Euroconsult analyst Wei Li said that by the end of 2012 there were 940 commercial aircraft connected by satellites. According to the Paris-based company’s research, there are 2,600 commercial aircraft connected in total. Li said Euroconsult has forecast a 5 percent take rate by passengers, and that there are 56 airlines offering...
April 7, 2014
[Avionics Today April 7, 2014] Lufthansa has received its first Airbus A380 line-fitted with Panasonic Avionics' global broadband in-flight connectivity service.  Airbus first approved...
March 27, 2014
[Avionics Today March 27, 2014] Aircraft connectivity has become more than an added selling point for airlines recently, as carriers and operators are now using cockpit improvements and datalink communications to share in-flight data about performance, position altitude and speed, among other things.  But, despite all the latest airline business models, cockpit improvements and satellite...
March 25, 2014
[Avionics Today March 25, 2014] Gogo's in-flight connectivity service has gone live on the first aircraft from Delta's long-haul international fleet, a Boeing 747-400.   The 747-400 will also be the first aircraft to fly with Gogo's...
March 21, 2014
Delta and Linkedin have a new partnership aimed at providing in-flight connections between business leaders at 35,000 feet.    The program, unveiled at TED2014, allows leaders from different fields to connect with...
March 20, 2014
The FAA has issued a Supplemental Type Certification (STC) to Gogo for the installation of its Ku-band satellite equipment on the Airbus A330, the company said. Gogo obtained the STC...
March 17, 2014
[Avionics Today March 17, 2014] Panasonic Avionics is on track to double the size of its connectivity-equipped fleet by the end of the year, following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of a bird strike compliant radome for Boeing 777-200 aircraft.   The Lake Forest, Ca.-based...
March 14, 2014
Thales signed a binding agreement to acquire JetBlue's subsidiary in-flight entertainment provider, LiveTV, for $400 million.    The acquisition is still subject to regulatory approval, and Thales is expecting to complete the purchase by mid-2014.  The Melbourne, Fla.-based LiveTV...
March 13, 2014
Gogo has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) to install its Ku-satellite based connectivity...
March 12, 2014
Though Gogo and Row44 in-flight connectivity investments have fallen short of financial returns expectations — since passengers have been unwilling to pay for connectivity — Ku- and Ka-band deployment marches on. Meanwhile, both short and long haul aircraft are slated for upgrades with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress and GX aviation services, to provide more options and global high-speed...
March 5, 2014
[Avionics Today March 5, 2014] Israeli airline EL AL will be the European launch customer for ViaSat's Exede in-flight connectivity service.    The two companies are...
February 18, 2014
LOT Polish Airlines has begun allowing its passengers to use their Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight.    The Polish carrier's...
February 14, 2014
Canadian airline WestJet signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics to add wireless satellite-based in-flight connectivity to its fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft.    Under the agreement, Panasonic will provide stored content streamed...
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