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Airbus, SmartSky and Other Industry News

Airbus, SmartSky and Other Industry News

AIRBUS Airbus logged orders for 33 commercial jetliners in July – paced by the wide-body A350 XWB and A330neo, while making 69 deliveries during the month from across its product line of A220, A320 Family, A330, A350 XWB and A380 single-aisle and wide-body aircraft – which included numerous “firsts.” The wide-body new business was... [Read more]

CarlisleIT’s OAE Offerings and More Industry News

CarlisleIT’s OAE Offerings and More Industry News

CarlisleIT’s OAE Offerings Many of you are familiar with Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT) but for those of you in the industry who are not, they design, build, test and certify numerous types of interconnect structural items such as trays, racks, and satellite adaptor plates. When we last had the opportunity to talk with... [Read more]

News From IFPL, SITA, ACS and More!

News From IFPL, SITA, ACS and More!

IFPL As we have seen over the years, IFPL has an impressive range of passenger interface solutions. However, in addition to the existing peripherals, the new USB-Power Delivery and integrated AdPower technology will be demonstrated at this year’s APEX in Los Angeles, CA. Here are a few of the latest power and in-seat solutions you will... [Read more]

SmartSky and Snowflake Collaborate on Skytelligence

SmartSky and Snowflake Collaborate on Skytelligence

SmartSky Networks has been busy. First, the company announced their collaboration with Snowflake Software in early April. The collaborative effort between the two companies will occur through SmartSky’s Skytelligence Aviation Data Marketplace. In case you don’t know about Skytelligence, it is an open marketplace for shared data and services... [Read more]

One Constellation’s Journey From Rags to Riches and Other Aviation News

One Constellation’s Journey From Rags to Riches and Other Aviation News

We have been promising a retired Boeing engineer and a classic airplane restoration buff a story as soon as we had space, and while it is not about InFlight Entertainment, it is Old Flight Entertainment – sorta. Anyway, we thought this aviation story was too good not to be published. More importantly, this tale is about his work rebuilding... [Read more]

Galgus Launches A New Release of Their Wi-Fi Optimization Software

Galgus Launches A New Release of Their Wi-Fi Optimization Software

The folks at Galgus sent us a note: “Yesterday, was a special day for Galgus as we launched release # 9 of our Wi-Fi optimization software. This version comes with lots of new features, some of them never seen before. Our team has put a lot of enthusiasm and expertise made of listening, detecting and building WiFi solutions for the market.”... [Read more]

News From Inmarsat, Spafax, Airbus & Others

News From Inmarsat, Spafax, Airbus & Others

INMARSAT Inmarsat announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband service has been selected by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) for its brand new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft. SAS has ordered a number of new Airbus A350 aircraft as part of an extensive fleet renewal program, the first of which will be delivered from the Airbus... [Read more]

Paris Air Show Wrap Up and Other News

Paris Air Show Wrap Up and Other News

SITA More than 100 of the world’s airlines and airports gathered in Belgium this week as SITA, the air transport IT provider, celebrated its 70th anniversary. The organization, which has been at the heart of the airline industry since 1949, marked the occasion by announcing record revenues of US$1.7 billion in 2018. As SITA recorded a significant... [Read more]