Tag: Inmarsat

Broadband In The Sky Will Be A $130 Billion Market By 2035

Reading Time: 3 minutes Inflight broadband has the potential to create a $130 billion global market within the next 20 years, resulting in $30 billion of additional revenue for airlines by 2035. Inflight broadband has the potential to create a $130 billion global market within the next 20 years, resulting in $30 billion of additional revenue for airlines by […]

Lufthansa Soft Launches GX for Aviation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Inmarsat has announced that its next generation in-flight broadband service, GX for Aviation, has gone live under a ‘soft launch’ phase with Lufthansa. The landmark achievement was unveiled during an evening reception organised by Inmarsat for airlines, partners and the media at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, where the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) is currently […]

Air New Zealand to Introduce In-Flight Wi-Fi

Reading Time: 1 minute Air New Zealand has announced it plans to roll out in-flight wifi in 2017. Chief executive officer Christopher Luxon said at a media and travel event in Sydney on Thursday that trans-Tasman flights would be the first to receive the service. Mr Luxon says the airline is completing commercial negotiations with Panasonic Avionics and British […]

New Airborne Technologies Promise to Better Link Planes & Satellites

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hawaiian Airlines and FedEx Corp. are trying novel airborne technologies that promise to cut the cost, reduce the weight and exponentially increase the capacity of communication systems connecting aircraft with satellites. But the moves also raise cybersecurity issues, because experts say such links eventually could blur longstanding distinctions between the way information is sent to […]

Boeing, Inmarsat on What to Expect for Future Connected Aircraft

Reading Time: 4 minutes Executives from Boeing and Inmarsat discussed future implications for connected aircraft operations during a panel discussion held at Honeywell’s Deer Valley headquarters last week. Attendees, which were mostly journalists from around the world, received program updates from Inmarsat and Honeywell on the Global Xpress (GX) Aviation network and JetWave onboard hardware. While the reported global […]