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Inmarsat, Deutsche Telekom complete first EAN flight tests

Infilght testing of the European Aviation Network ("EAN") is upon us. Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom announced this week that the first flight test was completed covering multiple countries and proving the seamless integration of the…

XTS is dead. Long live XTS. Panasonic sees…

Panasonic Avionics spends a lot of money on satellite capacity. With approximately 1,750 aircraft flying today and a commitment of ~4,000 the company faces a continuous need to grow. Historically that meant commissioning satellites and…

Global Eagle’s Ka connectivity takes flight

Got Ka? That's the question Global Eagle was asking during the recent APEX EXPO show while demonstrating the latest high-speed inflight connectivity solution it has on offer. The long-rumored system takes advantage of Hughes' Jupiter…

Alaska Airlines goes Gogo 2Ku for inflight wifi…

For months now we've known that Alaska Airlines intended to upgrade its inflight internet service to a faster solution. Now we finally know what that solution will be: Gogo's 2Ku kit will be installed on…

Big bucks, big bills for Gogo in Q2…

Expect Delta to double the number of planes flying with Gogo's faster 2Ku service by the end of 2017. That's the good new for passengers out of today's quarterly earnings call. Gogo expects to have…