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MoM and More News!

MoM and More News!

Airbus and Boeing are going head-to-head for the lead into the MoM market and the airlines are looking for a midsize plane that costs less and will seat somewhere between 225 and 270 passengers, and fly nearly 5000 miles, in roughly 9 hours. Imagine a chart where the vertical axis represents the number of passengers/payload while the horizontal... [Read more]

News and More News!

News and More News!

In this week’s edition of IFExpress we have Gogo, APEX, Boeing and a few other bits of information – so let’s get started! Gogo Gogo is announcing K5-Aviation as its first 2Ku business aviation customer in Europe, marking a significant milestone for the company. The first airframe in business aviation that will fly with... [Read more]

More Show News – and New Airplanes Too!

More Show News – and New Airplanes Too!

This week we continue with “stuff we saw” at AIX and we also take a cursory look at a new plane in China. Lets get started: Thales: During AIX Thales discussed their view on how the IFEC market is changing and how they foresee meeting both the airlines and passengers evolving expectations. Needless to say, like the other majors in the... [Read more]

Inmarsat and More…

Inmarsat and More…

At AIX, we spent some time with Inmarsat and found out a lot more about their high-speed data solutions, more about connectivity in Europe and a lot about the high-speed data future that you have heard about. Here is the story. Inmarsat: IFExpress had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Frederik van Essen about the status of GX Aviation... [Read more]

2017 AIX Review

2017 AIX Review

This week IFExpress features a few more AIX booths we visited, as well as, a bit more news. Keep your eyes on TelefonixPDT for greater market penetration and on digEcor for the same – there is a lot happening and we will have more in the coming weeks. 1. TelefonixPDT TelefonixPDT is like a Swiss army knife – they have a solution for... [Read more]

AIX ’17: Here We Go Again!

AIX ’17: Here We Go Again!

Here we go again! The next few issues of IFExpress will update you on what we saw at AIX 2017 – and there was a lot. We should note that while we received no show data from the PR/AIX troops, we can tell you it was BIG. Again this year, there was an IFEC Zone  that was dedicated to everything inflight entertainment and connectivity... [Read more]

Last Week at AIX Hamburg

Last Week at AIX Hamburg

First of all, we want to thank the entire AIX Staff and Team for an impressive show in Hamburg and it looks to be the largest IFEC show on record. Needless to say this translates to being the largest exposition IFExpress has ever had to cover, with the exception of CES in Las Vegas, and true to form, we just managed to touch on all the IFEC... [Read more]

Here Is What’s NEXT

Here Is What’s NEXT

In the next few years, airplane passengers will be seeing a lot of changes to the process of flying from point A to point B. On the surface, they won’t notice a lot of difference in the mechanics of flight transportation, but it is what is going on behind the scenes, especially in the IFEC world that will have changed significantly. Passengers... [Read more]