Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Thales Completes Acquisition of LiveTV
[Avionics Today June 10, 2014] Thales has completed its acquisition of In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) provider LiveTV from JetBlue Airways for $399 million in cash, the New York-based airline said.
"Our evolving product and service portfolio will enable airlines, on any fleet-size, aircraft type or route structure, to offer their passengers a highly robust connected experience before, during and after flight," said Thales USA CEO Alan Pellegrini. "The capabilities we now have strengthen our foundation as both a leading In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity systems manufacturer and connectivity service provider."