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Bosnia and Herzegovina Enhance Aviation Communication with FREQUENTIS Comsoft

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Enhance Aviation Communication with FREQUENTIS Comsoft

Joy Finnegan

Bosnia and Herzegovina Directorate of Civil Aviation, BHDCA, introduced Air Traffic Services Message Handling System (AMHS) to replace the Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunications Network (AFTN) and enhance airspace communication. The AMHS system enables of all types of ground-to-ground aeronautical messages such as flight plans, meteorological messages and NOTAM messages to be sent and received in accordance…

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Air Transport Services Group Selects GE Aviation for Digital Agreement

Joy Finnegan

Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) selected GE Aviation for a comprehensive digital agreement including FlightPulse and eFOQA. The program gives ATSG subsidiary airlines ABX Air, Air Transport International, and Omni Air International access to advanced analytics with enriched data sets that will ultimately drive greater understanding of flight trends. This program implementation includes the Boeing…

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ZIPAIR Introduces LCC’s First Inflight Self-Ordering and Payment System with “Contactless” Experience

Joy Finnegan

Passengers flying on ZIPAIR Tokyo will be able to place order for meals and products using their smartphone and tablet devices with the LCC’s first Inflight Self-Ordering and Payment System.Passengers will be able to perform contactless purchase of meals and items from the menu right in the comfort of their seats. The Inflight Self-Ordering and…

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ZIPAIR Selects Panasonic Avionics for Inflight Connectivity

Joy Finnegan

ZIPAIR, a new Japanese middle-long haul carrier, has selected Panasonic Avionics Corp. (Panasonic) to provide inflight connectivity (IFC) solutions for its Boeing 787-8 aircraft.ZIPAIR’s B787s will be fitted with Panasonic’s inflight Wi-Fi service. Panasonic’s next generation connectivity enables a host of connectivity benefits, from fast internet to video streaming, all powered by its new satellite modem featuring…

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Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) Enhances Operational Efficiency with Wireless Technology Solutions from Teledyne Controls

Joy Finnegan

https://www.teledynecontrols.com/news-events/news-detail?ID=36 Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) announced that its airline subsidiaries ABX Air, Air Transport International (ATI), and Omni Air International (Omni) are implementing a suite of wireless connectivity and data transfer solutions from Teledyne Controls, to further improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of its airline operations. As part of a three-fold approach, ATSG’s…

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SD Unveils New Network Operations Center

Joy Finnegan

Satcom Direct (SD) has unveiled the completed upgrade to its Network Operations Center (NOC) at SD World Headquarters in Melbourne, FL. With an increased footprint, the addition of cutting-edge technology and installation of an impressive 72x10ft digital wall displaying real time global customer connectivity activity, the enhanced NOC provides SD customers with significantly augmented customer and…

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SD Reaches Major Milestone with Install of 2,000th FlightDeck Freedom

Joy Finnegan

Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, has achieved a significant milestone for its FlightDeck Freedom datalink service by activating its 2,000th aircraft. The head-of-state customer signed for the service to take advantage of its unique configuration options, ability to integrate third-party flight planning services, evolving compliance support, and the streamlining of flight crew…

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Collins Aerospace Brings New SATCOM Capabilities to Aviation with the Iridium Certus Service

Joy Finnegan

Collins Aerospace Systems says it has reached a milestone in the development of its higher bandwidth Iridium Certus airborne satellite communications (SATCOM) system. Recently, Collins Aerospace was able to successfully connect and transmit data to an orbiting Iridium® satellite using the Iridium Certus service. The feat was accomplished using Collins Aerospace’s new Active Low Gain…

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Collins Aerospace to Bring Fast in-flight Connectivity to Four Gulfstream Platforms

Joy Finnegan

Western Jet Aviation is paving the way for Collins Aerospace’s new LuxStream connectivity service to provide the fastest speeds available on multiple Gulfstream aircraft. Western Jet Aviation, based in Van Nuys, California, and Collins Aerospace anticipate the first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) this month to install the KuSAT-2000 SATCOM…

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Ports of Jersey Modernises Voice Comms with FREQUENTIS

Joy Finnegan

Ports of Jersey (PoJ) Limited has selected Frequentis next generation IT voice communication system (VCS) to upgrade three end of life systems at its main and contingency facilities, enhancing performance and availability.  Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands, located in the English Channel between England and France. The modernisation will include the main…

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Intelsat to Acquire Commercial Aviation Business of Gogo

Joy Finnegan

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest and most advanced satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the commercial aviation business of Gogo, the largest global provider of in-flight broadband connectivity, for $400 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments.   The transaction further propels Intelsat’s efforts…

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MySky and Satcom Direct Form Strategic Alliance to Integrate Financial and Operational Data

Joy Finnegan

MySky and Satcom Direct (SD) announced a strategic alliance enabling seamless access to real-time data for private aviation. MySky and SD say subscribers will benefit from an all-encompassing approach to aircraft management that combines operational and financial information into a single source of data, the SD Pro platform. Designed to bring transparency to the industry for the…

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