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Round-Up: Passenger Experience Conference & AIX Day 1

Round-Up: Passenger Experience Conference & AIX Day 1

As anticipated, the Passenger Experience Conference (PEC) on April 9, and the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) on April 10 thru 12 were the IFEC big deals last week. Each year we attempt to give readers a bit of an oversight about this week dedicated to the aircraft cabin and all things IFEC. This year was not different and for this week and... [Read more]

Astronics, Rockwell Collins, SkyLights and Other News

Astronics, Rockwell Collins, SkyLights and Other News

Well, AIX 2018 is finally upon us and the next 4 days promise to be an innovative rich and technology filled environment. Lets get started with a few pre-show news highlights. Astronics Astronics Corporation announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES), has been selected by multiple Asia-Pacific... [Read more]

AIX, Astronics, Lufthansa and More News

AIX, Astronics, Lufthansa and More News

IFExpress is looking forward to seeing you at AIX in Hamburg  next week. If you need to reach us please send a text directed to our Editor, Patricia Wiseman at +1 206 229 7899. We anticipate many new product developments and innovations! Lets get started: AIX Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX), the global event that showcases the leading innovations... [Read more]

Airbus, Boeing, SITA, and More News

Airbus, Boeing, SITA, and More News

The image above is BCIA and it is the largest airport in China, with passenger volume that exceeded 90 million in 2016. It is positioned as the international hub airport in the overall design of the Jing-Jin-Ji airports group. To date it serves more than 28 domestic airlines, and 74 foreign airlines, with 132 international routes, and 147... [Read more]

ABWN, Panasonic, Boeing and Other Interesting News of the Week

ABWN, Panasonic, Boeing and Other Interesting News of the Week

ABWN IFExpress talked with Earle Olsen about Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN) announcement on March 12, 2018 and that they have arranged for light Aircraft for their Second Flight Test. On March 6th they entered into an agreement with Sough Bay Aviation of Torrance California for two Cessna aircraft with “the primary intent of this testing... [Read more]

Panasonic, PTS, SITAONAIR, and Other News

Panasonic, PTS, SITAONAIR, and Other News

Before we start your IFExpress Hot Topic, we wanted to remind readers (especially advertisers) that AIX is coming soon and If you have show info you want to pass along, we are at your service! Now, lets get IFExpress started with some satcom deeds from Panasonic (see the above image): Panasonic Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and... [Read more]

Gogo, ViaSat, A350 XWB, and More …

Gogo, ViaSat, A350 XWB, and More …

Wow! there is a lot going on in the business and we start off with a new Gogo President, Oakleigh Thorne, a big stockholder who has a history of 30 years of leadership experience – here is the release: Gogo Gogo announced that Oakleigh Thorne has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Thorne’s... [Read more]

Aviation Emoji’s, Astronics, Thales, Gogo, and So Much More!

Aviation Emoji’s, Astronics, Thales, Gogo, and So Much More!

OK, Aviation Emoji’s are not the biggest news … probably not news at all, but we thought it would make a nice IFExpress rectangle so  here is where you can find them if your iMessages need them, and be sure to type “airplane” in search. Next, we should mention that when we last reported on the forthcoming WPA3 Wi-Fi standard... [Read more]