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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]

One More Week To Go! AIX 2017 April 4 – 6 – Hamburg!

One More Week To Go! AIX 2017 April 4 – 6 – Hamburg!

We have a lot to review this week so, for the sake of organization, let’s cover it all alphabetically. Here we go! 1 – Astronics Below are a couple of product offerings that Astronics AES will be exhibiting at AIX Hamburg at Stand 3B30. UltraLite System The Astronics EmPower® USB “UltraLite” System is an innovative passenger... [Read more]

IFExpress: Two Weeks To Go ‘Til AIX!

IFExpress: Two Weeks To Go ‘Til AIX!

IFEC’ers, it is almost here – AIX 2017 that is – and we cannot wait. Over the next few issues, IFExpress will be providing a ‘sneak peek’ from a few AIX vendors. Additionally, we have a ‘Special Story’ for the AIX Show Edition – stay tuned and read on! Aircraft Cabin Systems ACS is very busy these... [Read more]

So Much News: Lufthansa Systems, Gogo, Inmarsat, Thales, SITA – and More!

So Much News: Lufthansa Systems, Gogo, Inmarsat, Thales, SITA – and More!

As always just before AIX Hamburg, it gets newsy and so it isn’t surprising that this week we have a lot for our readers to peruse. And, we fully expect the media to continue to build leading up to AIX and throughout the first few days of the show. As 2017 moves ahead, Boeing and Airbus are increasing their production efforts to catch... [Read more]

It’s A Newsy Week: AIX, Boeing, Inmarsat, Panasonic, and More!

It’s A Newsy Week: AIX, Boeing, Inmarsat, Panasonic, and More!

As we approach Aircraft Interiors Hamburg we are seeing a lot more industry news hitting the airwaves. Let’s start by taking a peak at what to expect from AIX and PEC next month. AIX & PEC Polly Magraw, Event Director of the Aircraft Interiors Expo, says: “Since AIX launched in 2000 it has firmly established itself as the event... [Read more]

XPlore, and More!

XPlore, and More!

PXCom This week we got a tip-off about a new product that Cyril Jean at PXcom developed for airline inflight content. To start off our discussion with him, we asked for a simple statement of what XPlore is, and he told IFExpress; “A comprehensive on-the-ground solution that generates interactive apps for your IFEC platforms.”  But the... [Read more]