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More bandwidth, more blocking to improve the Panasonic…

Network performance isn't only about bandwidth. Indeed, Panasonic Avionics announcement at CES this week of its "Third Generation Satellite Communications Network" talks a lot about bandwidth and capacity but that's not the most interesting part…

ANA brings free internet to flights

Looking for free inflight internet connectivity? Japan appears the place to be. ANA will add free internet service on the bulk of its domestic fleet in 2018, delivering more connectivity on more domestic routes than…

Delta’s massive new aircraft order is not all…

Delta Air Lines is adding 100 A320neo aircraft to its fleet starting in 2020. The major deal – 100 firm + 100 options – will complete the MD88 fleet replacement and grow the carrier's operation…

Virgin Atlantic’s 787 woes continue

Virgin Atlantic continues to face troubles with its 787 fleet. The Rolls Royce Trent-1000 engines have kept planes grounded for inspection and repair in recent months, causing some schedule adjustments (e.g. Delta flying additional JFK-LHR…

A Delta jet in TechOps at Atlanta, receiving a Gogo installation during fleet induction.

Delta brings Gogo 2Ku installs in-house on A350

Delta Air Lines is taking more direct control over the installation of Gogo's 2Ku inflight connectivity product on the carrier's fleet. While initial installations were performed at the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) in Toulouse,…

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Free Gogo coming for top Air Canada elites

Airline loyalty can now earn Air Canada passengers free inflight connectivity. The carrier announced today that its top-tier elites will have the option to choose a Gogo Unlimited Use pass as a status benefit for…

Wifi across the Pacific gets a major boost…

Passengers flying across the Pacific Ocean are set for a major upgrade in inflight connectivity performance. Panasonic Avionics and Eutelsat announced this week that Eutelsat 172b is now in service, delivering a massive increase in…