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One Constellation’s Journey From Rags to Riches and Other Aviation News

One Constellation’s Journey From Rags to Riches and Other Aviation News

We have been promising a retired Boeing engineer and a classic airplane restoration buff a story as soon as we had space, and while it is not about InFlight Entertainment, it is Old Flight Entertainment – sorta. Anyway, we thought this aviation story was too good not to be published. More importantly, this tale is about his work rebuilding... [Read more]

Galgus Launches A New Release of Their Wi-Fi Optimization Software

Galgus Launches A New Release of Their Wi-Fi Optimization Software

The folks at Galgus sent us a note: “Yesterday, was a special day for Galgus as we launched release # 9 of our Wi-Fi optimization software. This version comes with lots of new features, some of them never seen before. Our team has put a lot of enthusiasm and expertise made of listening, detecting and building WiFi solutions for the market.”... [Read more]

News From Inmarsat, Spafax, Airbus & Others

News From Inmarsat, Spafax, Airbus & Others

INMARSAT Inmarsat announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband service has been selected by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) for its brand new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft. SAS has ordered a number of new Airbus A350 aircraft as part of an extensive fleet renewal program, the first of which will be delivered from the Airbus... [Read more]

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]