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CES, Panasonic, Gogo and Much More!

CES, Panasonic, Gogo and Much More!

Our cover this week is a great shot of the new Boeing 777X which has a wingspan of 235 feet! However, the wing tips fold up on the 777X when landed to allow better access to existing airport ramps. And yes, some 2,000 orders and greater cabin width seating of the B777 series explains why many IFEC manufacturers are interested in the interior... [Read more]

IFExpress: 25 Years – At Your Service!

IFExpress: 25 Years – At Your Service!

It is hard to believe but it has been 25 years since our first newsletter was sent out and we thank all of our readers that signed up, we thank all the folks we have interviewed, and we especially thank all of our sponsors – because it is the sponsors that provide you IFExpress news! So let’s embark on 2019 with the latest round... [Read more]

Happy 2019 Everyone!

Happy 2019 Everyone!

We recently rang in the New Year and are now embarking on adventures in technology in the IFEC realm. 2019 promises to be an interesting one, technologically speaking, for our industry with more aircraft installations of high quality Wi-Fi, satcom and broadband further enabling the passengers and the airlines expectations of the connected... [Read more]

2018  Is Just About Over & There Is A Lot of News!

2018 Is Just About Over & There Is A Lot of News!

This is the last edition of IFExpress for 2018 and it is a big one! There was a lot happening over the past 7 days, so let’s dig in. Boeing Boeing, COMAC, 737MAX: Boeing and joint venture partner Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd (COMAC) celebrated the delivery of the first airplane from the new 737 Completion and Delivery... [Read more]

Awards, Connectivity, and IFE News of the Week

Awards, Connectivity, and IFE News of the Week

INMARSAT Inmarsat, a leader in global mobile satellite communications, has been named ‘World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider’ for the second year in a row at the World Travel Awards. The prestigious accolade was announced at a gala ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal last weekend, following a vote by travel and tourism executives... [Read more]

News Highlights from Inmarsat, Airbus, Boeing and More

News Highlights from Inmarsat, Airbus, Boeing and More

There is a lot of airplane news but let’s start off with news highlights from Inmarsat this week: INMARSAT Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, announced that its GX Aviation inflight broadband service is now being offered by leading Latin American airline Avianca as part of a free trial period on selected... [Read more]

Lots of Aviation News This Week

Lots of Aviation News This Week

New Airbus Appointments: AIRBUS has appointed Michael Schöllhorn as its next Chief Operating Officer (effective February 2019) and Dominik Asam as its next Chief Financial Officer (effective April 2019). Here is a little more on the two appointments, first the new CEO, Michael Schöllhorn: Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has appointed... [Read more]

BOSE, Panasonic, Inmarsat and More!

BOSE, Panasonic, Inmarsat and More!

BOSE QuietControl 30 This week we thought our readers needed a rest from show news so we start off IFExpress with a review about a clever and great new set of earphones from BOSE that use Bluetooth to interact with your personal electronic device and provide the ability to manipulate the level of noise cancellation, depending on the need... [Read more]