Ethiopian Group CEO Mesfin Tasew confirmed that the carrier’s oldest 787s are due for a cabin refresh; lie-flat beds and upgraded IFE are in the works.
Gogo picks Challenger 300 for Galileo certification pilot
Fully branded and now with multiple antenna options, Gogo is starting the certification process for its Galileo LEO inflight internet service, running on the OneWeb constellation. The company chose the Bombardier Challenger 300 series of aircraft as the first platform on which to develop the hardware and installation process. The Bombardier Challenger 300 is one […]
Honeywell secures Iridium certification for Aspire 350
Whether for smaller planes, a secondary network for redundancy and true global coverage, or just a solid, lightweight internet link in the sky, business jet owners can now choose Honeywell’s Aspire 350 system, operating on the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation.
Emirates talks take rates with free inflight messaging activation
Anyone with an Emirates Skywards frequent flyer number can now access at least messaging services in flight without additional charges. But are they??
Gogo Galileo branding launched for LEO services
Gogo’s upcoming LEO satellite service has a new name. Now branded Galileo, the company also expanded the antenna options, enabling even higher speeds on larger business jets.
Breeze unveils "Ascent," a new take on premium seating
Delivering a differentiated product in a crowded and commoditized market can be challenging. Breeze Airways rebranded its premium cabin seats as Ascent, hoping to highlight how it differs from traditional first class products, both in what it does include and what it does not.
Inmarsat boosts speeds with updated Jet ConneX plans
Inmarsat’s new data plans, part of the Jet ConneX Evolution program announced last year, are now live, promising up to 100 Mbps speeds to business jets.
Breeze teases new pricing models for inflight internet
After three months of testing, Breeze Airways and Viasat are getting more comfortable with the performance of the inflight WiFi service on the carrier’s A220s. And the planned offerings include at least two options unique to the industry.
Inmarsat boosts SwiftJet distribution with Collins Aerospace deal
Collins Aerospace is the newest distributor for Inmarsat’s SwiftJet inflight internet service. Expected to enter service later this year, SwiftJet offers upgraded performance for the global business aviation market over L-band satellite links.
WestJet mostly delivers a mostly premium experience from Schiphol
WestJet often offers affordable one way premium fares. But does the product measure up to the price??