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Air New Zealand Selects Inmarsat GX for Global In-Flight Wi-Fi

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Air New Zealand has signed a contract for Inmarsat’s GX Aviation service which will deliver high speed Wi-Fi internet access to passengers on  its long and short-haul flights, with seamless global coverage. “We’re very excited about working with Air New Zealand. They’re an innovative organisation and have taken a fresh… 

Panasonic Avionics and AeroMobile Deliver Global 3G Service in the Air

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Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and AeroMobile announce that the new 3G eXPhone system is now global available. Its technology builds Panasonic’s eXPhone service, which is already installed on over 450 aircraft across 19 airlines around the world.

Air France/KLM Pick Gogo for In-Flight Wi-Fi

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Air France/KLM has selected Gogo 2Ku high-speed satellite-based connections to offer customers new Wi-Fi connections on long-haul flights.

The new contract covers 124 aircraft, including the airlines’ Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 planes. The airlines will also have the option to install this Wi-Fi on more aircraft in future.

Lufthansa Technik Gets STC Approval to Install Inmarsat GX Aviation on A340s

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Inmarsat has announced that its partner Lufthansa Technik, the Hamburg-based technical division of the Lufthansa group of companies, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to install Global Xpress (GX) Aviation system antennas on Airbus A340 aircraft.

The European aviation regulatory body found that Lufthansa Technik’s installation processes of a Honeywell Aerospace designed Ka-band antenna for GX Aviation onboard an Airbus A340 were successful and in keeping with regulatory standards.

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