Commercial, Connectivity

PODCAST: Talking IFEC With Virgin Atlantic’s Mark Cheyney

Mark Cheyney, Virgin Atlantic’s head of in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) development, joined the GCA podcast to discuss the airline's IFEC approach.

In this episode of the Global Connected Aircraft podcast, we spoke with Mark Cheyney, Virgin Atlantic’s head of in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) development, for a look at how the airline’s use of connectivity continues to evolve.

Cheyney explained Virgin’s perspective on business models for passenger access, how and why the airline uses multiple IFEC service providers, and how many in-flight internet sessions passengers have used on their new A350 this year through Inmarsat’s GX Aviation broadband solution.

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This episode is sponsored by Collins Aerospace. Collins is dedicated to tackling the toughest challenges facing the aviation industry. Their products and services link touchpoints across aviation — including airlines, passengers and airports.

Don't forget to check out www.gcasummit.com for more information on the Global Connected Aircraft Summit, coming up June 2-3 in Denver, Colorado.

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