NBAA has come and gone. Both Gogo and SmartSky made major announcements about their upcoming next-gen air-to-ground connectivity solutions. Both obliquely attacked the other in those releases, hinting at why they would be the better choice for a business jet fleet.
Aircraft owner/operators are lining up to take advantage of the upgraded Gogo 5G network, slated to launch in 2022. Jet Edge announced this week it will upgrade 50 of its large-cabin business jets to the new platform as the launch customer for the solution. Choosing Gogo was an easy decision because of their proven track […]
The battle for terrestrial high speed in-flight connectivity is heating up, but on the satellite-based front Inmarsat continues to demonstrate its power. The company announced its 1000th installation on the JetConnecX platform, backed by the GX Aviation Ka-band satellite constellation.
The SmartSky air-to-ground networks is – finally – live. The company officially launched commercial operations at the NBAA conference in Las Vegas this afternoon, allowing its OEM and MRO to begin installations and complete additional STCs and Value Added Resellers to activate, connect, and serve customers.
Business jet owners and operators can now purchase in-flight wifi service directly from Viasat with the launch of the company’s new Viasat Select offerings.