What You Need To Know About When Airplane Windows Fail

A version of this story appeared first on Forbes.com   A troubling string of incidents involving aircraft window failures has caught public attention over the past few weeks, including one where the cockpit windshield of a Sichuan Airlines A319 blew out at […]

Gogo Amps Up Performance with NextGen In-Flight Wi-Fi Modem

Gogo has introduced its next generation modem into commercial airline service, which delivers more than 16x the throughput Gogo’s existing modem. The company expects the new modem will have more than sufficient throughput to support the next generation of high-throughput […]

PAS17: The Revolution Will Be Data-Driven, Airbus Looks Skywise

Starting day two of the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, Airbus reveals what it describes as the next revolution in the aerospace industry: data. Today, Airbus becomes Apple for planes through a partnership with Palantir, with Japanese low-cost airlines Peach and […]

Thales Launches High-Tech Digital Factory

Thales launches high-tech Digital Factory, a technologies competence centre. The Thales Digital Factory will accelerate the digital transformation of Thales and its customers across all areas of advanced technology, facilitating real-time decision making. Thales is offering high-level expertise in four […]

Qatar Airways Picks Inmarsat GX Aviation Broadband

Qatar Airways will offer its passengers next generation Inmarsat GX Aviation in-flight broadband solution, becoming the first Middle East airline to select the platform. Under this agreement, Inmarsat (ISAT.L), provider of global mobile satellite communications, and Qatar Airways will deliver the […]

Qatar Airways Solves Electronics Ban with Loaner Laptops and USBs for Business Class Passengers

Qatar Airways has announced that it will loan laptops to Business Class flyers travelling on flights to the U.S. affected by the recent electronics ban for these routes.

Lufthansa’s FlyNet is Fast and Easy to Deploy

On Friday I joined other aviation journalists taking the new Lufthansa FlyNet service, powered by Inmarsat Global, for a joyride.

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KLM’s brilliant plan to help you find your way in the fastest (funnest) way possible.

SITA Invests in Dynamic Mapping Start-Up

SITA has invested in Dynamic Mapping start-up LocusLabs to help fuel developments of new geo-location technology for use by airports and airlines.