Garuda Indonesia is the latest carrier to get online in the sky. The airline announced today that it will fly Inmarsat’s Global Xpress kit on its fleet, starting with the A330s early next year.
Brighter, more open aircraft boarding areas may soon see a new feature installed. Lufthansa Technik and LG Electronics are teaming up to delivery OLED digital billboards to the aero industry, increasing advertising opportunities on board.
Lufthansa Technik recently performed the first major connectivity modifications on Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Neither LHT nor the airline will confirm the customer involved but PaxEx.Aero research suggests it is the Global Eagle kit on flyDubai’s A6-MAX frame.
One lucky 737 MAX 8 BBJ customer will soon be flying with the newest triband connectivity radome available in the business aviation market. The sleek tailmount kit is the latest from Technik’s in-house innovation team, part of a transition the company is making towards developing more cool systems rather than just installing those designed by other companies.
Inmarsat’s high speed Global Xpress inflight wifi connectivity solution appears to have reached a significant milestone this week. It is now possible for airlines to have the system installed at the Airbus factory rather than as an after-market alteration.
Aeromexico's first 737 MAX rolled off the assembly line at Renton last week and all indications are that, unlike the company's 737-800s, it will not be flying with the Gogo 2Ku solution.
Lufthansa Technik will soon be installing more inflight connectivity. The 737MAX is the target this time, with stronglikelihood of the Inmarsat GX solution being delivered.
High speed internet service is coming to the 747-8i in 2018. Lufthansa Technik won the contract to install the kit, but the airline customer was not named. Here are the likely candidates for such.
Air Europa’s short-haul passengers are getting an IFE upgrade next year, thanks to BoardConnect from Lufthansa Systems. The latest iteration of the platform includes plenty of new features, but getting rid of the battery could prove a tipping point for the product.