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Counting connections and commitments

Connectivity installations slow slightly over the summer, allowing an opportunity to take a big picture look at the industry and where the various players sit in terms of connected aircraft and future commitments. Compared to…

Clear immigration while still on the plane?? Cameras integrated into the IFE system could soon make that a reality.

[PR] New Global Head of Marketing and Product…

Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) announced this week the appointment of Gaston Sandoval as Global Head of Marketing and Product Management. In this role Gaston will lead Panasonic’s marketing and product strategy as the company evolves…

Connectivity milestones aplenty

Marking installation milestones is always fun. Not that installation 1000 is any more important than number 999, but seeing the zeros roll over creates a soothing feeling. And there are a few of those to…

[PR] Panasonic Avionics launches global innovation push

Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) is to establish new Innovation Studios at key centers across the globe. [wandrqt]Getting away from hardware and into UX design in cooperation with airline partners is a good thing. It pushes…

Panasonic, APSATCOM announce "XTS" satellite plans

Years in the offing, some details on Panasonic Avionics' first "eXtreme Throughput Satellite" (XTS) are finally known. The global inflight communications and entertainment provider will team with Chinese satellite operator APSATCOM on the launch of…

Iberia’s first A350 sports a new radome

This week's edition of "What's under that radome?" comes to us from Toulouse, where Iberia's first A350-900 broke cover. The carrier shared a few photos on Twitter and the aircraft is sporting a line-fit radome…

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PR: Gogo first with SES-15 inflight connectivity

Gogo, the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, announced today that it has more than 200 aircraft equipped with its 2Ku inflight connectivity technology utilizing the increased capacity delivered by…

More, better and cheaper wifi in the sky!

Got Wifi? For more airline passengers than ever around the world the answer is yes. Some 82 airlines offer inflight connectivity. Even more significant, however, is that the quality of the service available in flight…