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IFPL, Gogo, PEW, and More!

IFPL, Gogo, PEW, and More!

There is a lot of news to cover this week, so lets get going: IFPL Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) specialists IFPL will be showcasing their latest power solutions at AIX 2018 in Hamburg, Germany. With new consumer devices adopting USB-C as standard, IFPL will demonstrate how airlines can easily transition from USB Type-A to... [Read more]

Airbus, Gogo, SITA, Thales … and So Much More!

Airbus, Gogo, SITA, Thales … and So Much More!

While IFEC is our focus in this issue, we need to first cover a huge sale between Airbus and Emirates and this is a big deal! Airbus/Emirates Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380 – the airlines aircraft of choice – to continue the airline’s successful growth. They signed a contract on Sunday to buy as many as... [Read more]

Panasonic, SmartSky, Thales … and Much More!

Panasonic, SmartSky, Thales … and Much More!

This past week has presented the industry with a lot of news, especially with the Singapore Air Show underway. In fact, there is too much data to cover in one issue. As a result, next week IFExpress will sum up some of the Airbus and Boeing news (and there is a lot). Here are some of the highlights for this week: Panasonic Panasonic Avionics... [Read more]

Airbus, Boeing, Inmarsat, and Other Stuff!

Airbus, Boeing, Inmarsat, and Other Stuff!

Starting off with our BUZZ this week, we wanted to acquaint you with Duncan Jackson, FlightPath 3D President and tell you that we have always been impressed with the company’s advanced view of internet mapping for aviation and the team’s designed-in product advantages. We urge you to visit their site and be sure to stop by their booth... [Read more]

AIX, Security, and More Stuff to Keep You On Your Toes!

AIX, Security, and More Stuff to Keep You On Your Toes!

Well, this year we will skip the predictions (a subject we have addressed in the past) because there is so much changing, it is hard to keep up. If you need some future predictions, here is a YouTube video that is extensive for future changes around us  and while aviation is not mentioned much (manufacturing only), the security issues confounding... [Read more]

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]