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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]

News From the Paris Air Show

News From the Paris Air Show

This week is the beginning of the Paris Air Show and IFExpress is covering the events, so get ready for lots of aviation news! THALES Thales is constantly at the forefront of innovations and technology development. Thales introduced a new state-of-the-art security and encoding technologies for its 4K inflight entertainment (IFE) systems to... [Read more]

Creating WAVES at AIX and Other Industry News

Creating WAVES at AIX and Other Industry News

WAvES Many of you may not have had the opportunity to visit Northern Avionics during AIX; however, the IFExpress team had the opportunity to visit their exhibit which boasted a new line of seat-back and cabin monitors, as well as, a new PSS. Their inflight entertainment platform is called WAvES, which stands for Wireless Avionics Entertainment... [Read more]

News from Inmarsat at AIX, Gogo and Airbus Celebrates Their 50th Anniversary

News from Inmarsat at AIX, Gogo and Airbus Celebrates Their 50th Anniversary

During AIX Inmarsat celebrated the 1000th installation of their inflight broadband services (GX, JetConneX, and EAN) and discussed how they envisioned the strategy to create a global network to provide Ka-band coverage 8 years ago and how far they have come since its conception. Presently, four satellites are up, and they will have the 5th... [Read more]

Innovations from Cadami and aeroLiFi, News and More!

Innovations from Cadami and aeroLiFi, News and More!

You may not have had the opportunity to swing by the Cadami and aeroLiFi booth during AIX in April, but never fear, your intrepid IFExpress reporters have you covered! Cadami Cadami is an expert and a market leader in coded caching and media transmission technology. Their technology allows you to provide a huge library of high-quality multi-media... [Read more]

Thales InFlyt-360 Select Launch Customer and Their Acquisition of Gemalto

Thales InFlyt-360 Select Launch Customer and Their Acquisition of Gemalto

The acquisition of Gemalto was the prime focus of Thales during AIX. “This is a special day for Thales,” said Philippe Carette, Thales InFlyt Chief Executive. The 4.8 Billion euro acquisition of the digital security provider provides the company with a strong role in digital security that will cover the entire credit card chain in the... [Read more]

Panasonic Avionics Launches ARC 3D Map and Insight – Promotes the Concept of Travel as the ‘4th Place’ – During AIX Hamburg

Panasonic Avionics Launches ARC 3D Map and Insight – Promotes the Concept of Travel as the ‘4th Place’ – During AIX Hamburg

(Image: Dinosaur Planet from the ARC 3D Map Suite of Young Explorers from Panasonic Avionics) During AIX Hamburg Panasonic Avionics Corporation (PAC) focused on their position as a strategic partner shaping the future travel experience in conjunction with their airline customers and ecosystem partners. PAC said, “We are looking at ways... [Read more]

AirStreamer From WiFi Technologies of Belgium and Other News

AirStreamer From WiFi Technologies of Belgium and Other News

As always, there is so much ground to cover during Aircraft Interiors Hamburg that the IFExpress team feels we barely scratch the surface on all the IFEC related exhibitors at the expo. Besides the major players in the industry there are many smaller hardware and service providers that truly have some innovative solutions and this week we... [Read more]