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Thales, AIX, and a Security Question!

Thales, AIX, and a Security Question!

Well, 2018 is upon us and the buzz words/phrases for the coming year are supersonic transports, possible drone integration, new GPS, a new Boeing Midmarket Airplane that might be announced, and new LEO satcom installations. How this will affect flying travelers is still up in the air (sorry). But in the world if IFE and Connectivity we will... [Read more]

Guestlogix and a Tad Bit More

Guestlogix and a Tad Bit More

This week in IFExpress, we have two interesting stories, one on Guestlogix and their view of onboard sales/selling, and the other on one of the two hideous computer hardware vulnerabilities, Spectre and Meltdown. Lets get started with the IFEC focused one. GUESTLOGIX For starters, we should start by telling our readers that a few years back,... [Read more]

Happy New Year Everyone!

Happy New Year Everyone!

Welcome back to IFEC in 2018, and thank you for following us throughout 2017. Having said that, this coming New Year ought to be one of the most interesting years for our technology, and almost everything else for that matter. But before we get ahead of ourselves, we wanted to pass along a short 2018 New Year message from Joe Leader, CEO... [Read more]

Astronics and Other News

Astronics and Other News

ASTRONICS Astronics Corporation announced that it has formed the Astronics Connectivity Systems and Certification (CSC) group by combining the recently acquired Telefonix PDT and Astronics Armstrong Aerospace. The new group will serve the needs of aerospace connectivity providers with a complete set of hardware, integration engineering,... [Read more]

Astronics Qi, And A Lot More

Astronics Qi, And A Lot More

This week we have a new technology update on a product that we knew was coming – well because our personal devices use it – wireless charging technology. We were both quite excited and impressed when we heard it was heading for the plane. Naturally, we were interested in the issues of wireless interior interference and issues... [Read more]

Bluebox, Astronics, Gogo, and More!

Bluebox, Astronics, Gogo, and More!

Lets’ get started and this week we feature a new product from the Bluebox folks with a link to the spec sheet at the end. Bluebox Solaseed Air Inc., a leading Japanese regional carrier, has deployed Bluebox Aviation Systems’ portable wireless IFE system – Bluebox Wow – across its fleet of Boeing 737-800s. “We’re... [Read more]

Gogo, Airbus, SITA, and More

Gogo, Airbus, SITA, and More

Gogo Gogo announced today that Air Canada is now the first North American airline to offer the choice of complimentary Gogo Wi-Fi to their most frequent flyers. Each year, Air Canada recognizes its most frequent flyers with Altitude status and offers them the ability to choose select privileges to personalize their travel experience. Beginning... [Read more]

Dubai Airshow News, IFEC Sales, ViaSat, SITA and More!

Dubai Airshow News, IFEC Sales, ViaSat, SITA and More!

Dubai Airshow The big news over the past few weeks was the Dubai Airshow (Nov. 12 – 16) and a lot of airplane purchase surprises were part of the big story from the event. Last week IFExpress told our readers that this week we would cover a few (hah) plane sales as the show wasn’t over until November 16th: Firstly, the show was... [Read more]