Air New Zealand expanding Inmarsat GX deployment

With a couple new deliveries imminent for Air New Zealand it appears that the Inmarsat GX inflight wifi connectivity deployment is set to grow again. The carrier's A321neo frames are sporting the necessary radome as…

PaxEx Premium: Panasonic’s Pivot

Panasonic Avionics Corporation (PAC) and Inmarsat are poised to reshape the inflight connectivity world with a landmark deal. The ten year strategic collaboration project will see PAC sell Inmarsat's Ka-band GX connectivity solution while Inmarsat…

PaxEx Premium: Spirit’s wifi installs begin

Work on the first Spirit Airlines aircraft to receive its Thales-supplied inflight wifi connectivity hardware is underway. Installation efforts started this week at an MRO with Thales overseeing the work. The carrier expects installation to…

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[PR] Ariane 6 secures first commercial customer

Arianespace and Eutelsat Communications have concluded a long-term multiple-launch service agreement on the occasion of the World Satellite Business Week in Paris. [wandrqt]It was only a matter of time before Arianespace secured a customer for…

Viasat secures ULA as third launch partner for…

Viasat now holds launch contracts for all three satellites of its upcoming ViaSat-3 constellation. The company announced today that United Launch Alliance (ULA) will carry one of the three satellites into orbit between 2020 to…

PaxEx Premium: Another connectivity split fleet

Managing multiple inflight connectivity solutions can prove a challenge for airlines but that isn't stopping them from pursuing such deals. A couple weeks ago Virgin Atlantic's first A350-1000 entered the final assembly line at Toulouse…