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Bluebox, Astronics, Gogo, and More!

Bluebox, Astronics, Gogo, and More!

Lets’ get started and this week we feature a new product from the Bluebox folks with a link to the spec sheet at the end. Bluebox Solaseed Air Inc., a leading Japanese regional carrier, has deployed Bluebox Aviation Systems’ portable wireless IFE system – Bluebox Wow – across its fleet of Boeing 737-800s. “We’re... [Read more]

Gogo, Airbus, SITA, and More

Gogo, Airbus, SITA, and More

Gogo Gogo announced today that Air Canada is now the first North American airline to offer the choice of complimentary Gogo Wi-Fi to their most frequent flyers. Each year, Air Canada recognizes its most frequent flyers with Altitude status and offers them the ability to choose select privileges to personalize their travel experience. Beginning... [Read more]

Dubai Airshow News, IFEC Sales, ViaSat, SITA and More!

Dubai Airshow News, IFEC Sales, ViaSat, SITA and More!

Dubai Airshow The big news over the past few weeks was the Dubai Airshow (Nov. 12 – 16) and a lot of airplane purchase surprises were part of the big story from the event. Last week IFExpress told our readers that this week we would cover a few (hah) plane sales as the show wasn’t over until November 16th: Firstly, the show was... [Read more]

Some Dubai Airshow News and More Including Panasonic, Galgus, Thales…

Some Dubai Airshow News and More Including Panasonic, Galgus, Thales…

Panasonic: Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Emirates have today unveiled a range of industry firsts that will be introduced on the airline’s newest Boeing 777-300ER on display at the Dubai Airshow this month. The developments are the culmination of a more than 20-year partnership between Emirates and Panasonic to deliver... [Read more]

Singapore’s myKrisWorld and More Industry News

Singapore’s myKrisWorld and More Industry News

Panasonic Panasonic Avionics Corporation a world leader in Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC), and Singapore Airlines, today introduced a series of eight new innovations in personalization with the launch of myKrisWorld – the airline’s newest inflight entertainment offering. Hideo Nakano, Chief Executive Officer for Panasonic... [Read more]

A Big Acquisition, APEX Overview from Panasonic, and other Industry News

A Big Acquisition, APEX Overview from Panasonic, and other Industry News

Gogo Conducts First Successful Test Flight on its Next Generation ATG Network Gogo, the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, announced it has conducted its first successful test flight and has begun the nationwide rollout of its new regional Air-to-Ground (ATG) inflight network. The next generation... [Read more]

Secure Inflight Wi-Fi, and Much More…

Secure Inflight Wi-Fi, and Much More…

VT Miltope One thing IFEC shows are really good for – surprises, especially in technology. Case in point, the recent APEX EXPO in Long Beach. The surprise was router security and the folks at VT Miltope certainly caught us unaware – they were well along in the developmental relationship with a cybersecurity expert (RazorSecure)... [Read more]

An APEX Highlight and Industry News

An APEX Highlight and Industry News

Firstly, IFExpress has our APEX show images on line and you will find them here. Next, we talked to Rich Salter at the APEX show and he told IFExpress that FTS had hosted a Chinese IFEC Summit and had conducted a successful live Ka-Band HTS Satcom connectivity demo in Beijing and we asked for more information for our readers and here is what... [Read more]