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Lessons Learned & The Up Hill Battle of the Aviation Industry In the Times of COVID-19 and Other Industry News

Lessons Learned & The Up Hill Battle of the Aviation Industry In the Times of COVID-19 and Other Industry News

We are roughly six months into the COVID-19 global pandemic and in that time-frame our industry, and many others, have witnessed some radical and dynamic shifts. As we know, the leisure and family holidays have almost been eradicated with COVID. The air travel industry prior to the pandemic hummed along with business travel accounting for... [Read more]

Galgus Is The Newest Member of the WiFi Alliance and Other News

Galgus Is The Newest Member of the WiFi Alliance and Other News

Galgus, new member of the WiFi Alliance The WiFi Alliance is a global organization in which the main players related to this wireless technology participate, whether they are operators, hardware manufacturers, or software developers. It is also the benchmark certifier for WiFi technology, having completed more than 50,000 certifications since... [Read more]

Gogo and Intelsat Strike A Deal

Gogo and Intelsat Strike A Deal

GOGO and INTELSAT Gogo Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Commercial Aviation (CA) business to Intelsat S.A. (“Intelsat”) for $400 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments. The Gogo Board of Directors has approved the transaction. Intelsat expects to finance the transaction utilizing... [Read more]

Strategic Alliances, The First 737 MAX Sale of the Year, and Gogo’s AVANCE L5 System

Strategic Alliances, The First 737 MAX Sale of the Year, and Gogo’s AVANCE L5 System

SATCOM DIRECT MySky, the only AI-powered spend management platform designed for the private aviation industry, and Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, announced a strategic alliance enabling seamless access to real-time data for private aviation. Subscribers to MySky and SD will greatly benefit from an all-encompassing... [Read more]

A New Sound Source From BOSE, The Home Speaker 500!

A New Sound Source From BOSE, The Home Speaker 500!

First, we wanted to tell our readers that we had a difficult time starting this product review. Why? Because we were so blown away with the quality at any sound level we were challenged to find descriptive words that would adequately describe the BOSE 500’s amazing performance. But it’s small size (smaller than a box of cereal)... [Read more]

The Queen of the Skies Nears the End of Production

The Queen of the Skies Nears the End of Production

Last month Boeing issued this small statement in its quarterly results and market realities report: “While our 767 and 747 rates remain unchanged, in light of the current market dynamics and outlook, we’ll complete production of the iconic 747 in 2022. Our customer commitment does not end at delivery, and we’ll continue to support 747... [Read more]

Industry News From Gogo, Astronics, Boeing, Airbus and Others

Industry News From Gogo, Astronics, Boeing, Airbus and Others

While the economy seems to be slowly picking up, recent breakouts seem to tell us that a vaccine is the most important thing that can happen – worldwide! But the question is when? Everybody is affected and passenger travel is one of the worst victims. Airlines everywhere are suffering, laying off workers and in the USA future layoffs... [Read more]

6 Productive Ways to Spend Those Extra 20 Minutes From Gogo’s 3,000 Ft Service Altitude and More Industry News

6 Productive Ways to Spend Those Extra 20 Minutes From Gogo’s 3,000 Ft Service Altitude and More Industry News

Gogo’s new 3,000ft service altitude is giving AVANCE customers 20 more minutes of inflight Wi-Fi time: Here are 6 productive ways to spend it. Ask any busy professional, and they’ll all agree that time is their greatest, and most limited, asset. That’s why Gogo worked tirelessly to lower its network service altitude from 10,000ft AGL... [Read more]