Articles by Emily Feliz

Singapore Airlines to Retrofit 777-200ER Cabins

Singapore Airlines will be investing nearly $78 million to refit 10 Boeing 777-200ERs with new long-haul cabin products to provide customers with additional space and comfort. The cabin upgrade program will provide greater product consistency across the Airline’s long-haul fleet, with Business Class seats that convert into full-flat beds and larger in-flight entertainment screen sizes […]

By | December 24, 2012

Boeing Tests Wireless Signals in Aircraft Cabins

Boeing said Wednesday it has developed an advanced method to test wireless signals in airplane cabins, making it possible for passengers to enjoy more reliable connectivity when using networked personal electronic devices in the air.    Boeing engineers created a new process for measuring radio signal quality using proprietary measurement technology and analysis tools. This […]

By | December 20, 2012

Banyan Completes Connectivity Installations on Challenger 604s

Banyan Air Service, based at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), completed the second of two Bombardier Challenger 604s with the Aircell AGT-4000 Gogo in-flight internet system. One of the installations included the Aircell Axxess two-channel Iridium system, while both aircraft were certified for Wi-Fi in the cabin.    The avionics installation was done at […]

By | December 18, 2012

Lufthansa German Airlines Tests New IFE System

Lufthansa German Airlines on Tuesday said it has began testing the BoardConnect in-flight entertainment system from Lufthansa Systems on an Airbus A320 stationed in Munich.    The Lufthansa Systems system will enable passengers in business and economy class on flights from Munich to 34 short- and medium-haul destinations to watch movies, read digital newspapers and […]

By | December 18, 2012

Etihad Airways Launches Wi-Fly Connectivity Service

Etihad Airways on Monday launched its Etihad Wi-Fly in-flight Internet and mobile connectivity service, powered by the Panasonic Avionics Global Communications Suite. The airline’s first aircraft equipped with Panasonic’s communications technology, an Airbus A330-200, took flight today for Brussels, offering high-speed broadband Internet connectivity as well as data and mobile phone services, the airline said. […]

By | December 18, 2012

Aircell, Avjet Hit Gogo Biz Milestone

   Aircell said Avjet Corp., an international provider of aircraft charter and management solutions, has reached the mid-point in a program to equip its charter fleet with Aircell’s Gogo Biz in-flight Internet service. More than 50 percent of Avjet’s charter aircraft now offer the service.    Gogo Biz allows passengers and flight crews to enjoy […]

By | November 6, 2012

OnAir Expands Global Xpress Ka-band Partnership to Business, General Aviation

   Honeywell Aerospace signed an agreement to make OnAir the distributor of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band aircraft connectivity services to the business and general aviation community.    The five-year agreement was signed at the 2012 NBAA conference.    OnAir said the Inmarsat Global Xpress Ka-band connectivity will be available to business and general aircraft operators […]

By | November 6, 2012

Lars Thrane to Depart Cobham SATCOM Following Acquisition

   Lars Thrane, founder of Danish satellite communications company Thrane & Thrane A/S, has announced his decision to leave the newly formed Cobham SATCOM following the acquisition of Thrane & Thrane A/S by Cobham PLC.    “Lars has informed the Board that he will leave at the end of November. We respect his decision to […]

By | November 6, 2012

UTair Aviation To Offer Row 44 In-Flight Wi-Fi

   Row 44, of Westlake Village, Calif., was selected by Russian airline UTair Aviation to provide inflight connectivity services.    With the Row 44 platform, UTair will provide its passengers with the ability to enjoy high-speed, reliable Internet access, as well as premium entertainment content, including a selection of live TV channels, delivered directly to […]

By | November 6, 2012

Panasonic Secures Additional Ku-Band Capacity on AsiaSat 5

   In-flight entertainment and communications systems provider Panasonic Avionics, of Lake Forest, Calif., signed an agreement with operator Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat) to secure additional Ku-band capacity on the AsiaSat 5 satellite, an agreement that will bring new capacity and improve in-flight connectivity service over the Middle East and India.    The agreement builds on […]

By , | November 6, 2012

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