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Coming Soon: APEX EXPO!

Coming Soon: APEX EXPO!

If you have just decided to attend APEX/AIX Boston and are looking for hotels near the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) checkout the Seaport District. We note that three of the hotels located near the BCEC are full for the dates of the show but there are at least seven large ones nearby and many more a taxi ride away, so open... [Read more]

Leading Up to APEX & AIX in Boston

Leading Up to APEX & AIX in Boston

Per usual, the next few weeks will be filled with news about the upcoming EXPOS and the companies exhibiting in Boston, so lets tackle this week’s news. PXCom PXCom is excited to announce that it has partnered with Charlotte Dodson TV and SkyLights to deliver more innovative content solutions: PXCom’s flagship end-to-end solution, XPLore... [Read more]

APEX, SITA, IFPL, Thales and More!

APEX, SITA, IFPL, Thales and More!

APEX is coming, September 23 through 27, in Boston, Massachusetts. We will have more on the upcoming event in the next few weeks. You should know that Boston is the largest city in that state and home to some 660,000 folks. It was founded in 1630 and is home of Boston Commons, Freedom Trail, and of course, Harvard. Let’s get started... [Read more]

This Week’s News From Rockwell, Astronics, SITA and Others!

This Week’s News From Rockwell, Astronics, SITA and Others!

Rockwell Collins’ industry-leading MiQ seating platform has been chosen by Turkish Airlines for the business class cabin of its new fleet of medium-haul, single-aisle aircraft. Initial deliveries of 92 shipsets for Airbus A321neo aircraft and deliveries of 77 shipsets for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are now underway. The MiQ platform was selected... [Read more]

APEX & AIX Are Around the Corner: Check Out the News from IFPL, SITAONAIR & Others

APEX & AIX Are Around the Corner: Check Out the News from IFPL, SITAONAIR & Others

Since APEX/AIX are within the next 30 days, we thought it was a good time to feature some of the IFEC products you will see there! Let’s get started. IFPL Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) specialists IFPL will be showcasing their latest power solutions at APEX 2018 in Boston, USA, with a full range of innovative products... [Read more]

Data, Thales, Satcom Direct, and More News

Data, Thales, Satcom Direct, and More News

Over the past year, there have been numerous IFEC personnel changes that have the potential to impact and influence the direction our industry is charting. Thales and Gogo have many new entrants to the industry on their employment roster, as well as, new leaders at the helm; while the vast majority of Panasonic’s upper management has... [Read more]

This Week’s Hot Topic Features Immfly, Astronics, BlueBox and Others

This Week’s Hot Topic Features Immfly, Astronics, BlueBox and Others

This week we have plenty of news from some regular contributors and others as well. So let’s get started! IMMFLY The new onboard entertainment and digital services platform “Wamos On Air”, designed and developed by Immfly, is now available and passengers will be pleased with a broad range of entertainment possibilities easily accessible... [Read more]

New Faces at Panasonic and Thales and Other Industry News

New Faces at Panasonic and Thales and Other Industry News

Panasonic Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) has appointed Gaston Sandoval, as Global Head of Marketing and Product Management. In this role, Gaston will lead Panasonic’s marketing and product strategy as the company evolves into a digital platform and services company and delivers the next generation of passenger experiences. As... [Read more]