Astronics AeroSat Appoints Satcom Direct as Authorized Reseller of FliteStream Service


  • Leading global provider for comprehensive communication services measurably extends Aerosat’s business aviation and VVIP market reach

East Aurora, NY | October 20, 2014– Astronics AeroSat, which designs and manufactures satellite connectivity solutions for aircraft, has signed an agreement with Satcom Direct to offer Astronics Aerosat FliteStream™, the business aviation industry’s dedicated global broadband connectivity solution. Astronics Aerosat is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO). Astronics is a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace and defense industries.

Dennis Ferguson, president of Astronics AeroSat, noted, “Satcom Direct’s leading position in the business aviation and VVIP market and large sales and service network greatly extends the market reach for our FliteStream solution and perfectly complements their capabilities and offerings. We believe our dedicated broadband solution for the business aviation world provides the most robust and predictable connectivity capability for the discerning business and VVIP traveler.”

The FliteStream service is customizable to meet each customer’s needs geographically as well as for bandwidth requirements.

“We are pleased to work with Satcom Direct and believe this relationship will accelerate the opportunities for the business aviation and VVIP markets to experience the unique capabilities of our system.” Mr Ferguson concluded.

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