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Review: Passenger Experience Conference 2019

Review: Passenger Experience Conference 2019

From IFExpress’ perspective, this year’s Passenger Experience Conference (PEC) in Germany was worth the battle with Monday morning jetlag! As we all know, not all conference content is created equal, and many times, the opening remarks/panels are a bit mundane; however, the 2019 PEC provided us with some salient questions and concepts... [Read more]

First Impressions of AIX Hamburg 2019

First Impressions of AIX Hamburg 2019

IFExpress is home from a week in Germany where many new developments in the IFEC arena were on display at the Aircraft Interiors Expo Hamburg 2019. As we mentioned to many of you during the show, predominately 2019 was a ‘step change’ year verses a new product/hardware unveiling – however, there were one or two major exceptions, which... [Read more]

A Host of New Technologies and Services to be Demonstrated During AIX

A Host of New Technologies and Services to be Demonstrated During AIX

It is April; therefore, it is that time of year where the international aviation world flocks to Hamburg, Germany in order to see and discuss the latest and greatest developments in inflight entertainment, connectivity, cabin interiors and a plethora of other aviation related innovations. Not to mention the prestigious Crystal Cabin Awards,... [Read more]

IdeaNova’s New Content Security Solution and Other Industry News

IdeaNova’s New Content Security Solution and Other Industry News

Before we get started on IdeaNova’s new content security solution for aircraft entertainment data we should tell our readers that as inflight entertainment content is getting to be higher quality, as you might guess, movie providers are getting more concerned about hacking and content copying because they have a lot invested in it. Thus,... [Read more]

B737 MAX, ETOPS, Lufthansa Systems, and Much More!

B737 MAX, ETOPS, Lufthansa Systems, and Much More!

The US Department of Transportation is investigating the FAA approval of the Boeing 737 MAX and we have read the Seattle office that is responsible for safety certification of new planes is a focal point. As we understand it, the issue is the lack of requirements for extra training with the new system design and software integration. INVESTIGATING... [Read more]

IdeaNova, AeroMobile, Astronics, Thales, and More!

IdeaNova, AeroMobile, Astronics, Thales, and More!

With much going on this week we would like to get started with our IFExpress BUZZ message and give you a little background on why it is in this week’s issue. Firstly, we were contacted about the new secure content streaming technology implemented by IdeaNova, and we are certain you will hear a lot about them and their new technology... [Read more]

Astronics, Gogo And Much More

Astronics, Gogo And Much More

ASTRONICS Astronics Corporation announced that it will preview its next-generation SATCOM connectivity solutions at the Aircraft Interiors Show (AIX) in Hamburg, Germany, from April 2-4, 2019. Developed by Astronics AeroSat, in conjunction with partner Phasor, the new SATCOM inflight connectivity antennas feature electronically steered array... [Read more]

In Flight Peripherals, Connectivity, an Airbus Update and More

In Flight Peripherals, Connectivity, an Airbus Update and More

This week in IFExpress we are covering a broad spectrum of IFEC and airframer topics. You can certainly tell that we, as an industry, are spooling up for AIX. Let’s get started on the road to Hamburg! IFPL IFPL, the innovative inflight peripheral specialist, will be demonstrating award-winning integrated peripherals solutions and power... [Read more]