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Day: 25 July 2016

#The Jet Set

ViaSat Gets $73 Million Air Force 1 Wi-Fi Deal

ViaSat has announced a new $73 Million contract with the United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to provide in-flight internet service on U.S. Government VC-25s (AirForce 1), C-17s, C-32s, C-37s, C-40s and the complete range of VIP and special air mission aircraft.

#Aviation Matters

IATA Joins EUROCARE to Help Improve Tomorrow’s Aviation Technology

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has joined the European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCARE) as part of the airline organisation’s commitment to contributing to improving future aviation technologies.

EUROCARE, which is formed as a group of manufacturers, service providers, airlines, airports, aviation authorities and other stakeholders, was established in 1963. It has developed performance specifications and helped standardise aviation technologies.