The SES-17 satellite successfully launched into space onboard an Ariane 5 launcher operated by Arianespace. It is expected to enter service in mid-2022.
Inmarsat's GX Aviation in-flight wifi service is expected to come online over India later this year, with SpiceJet as the launch carrier.
NBAA has come and gone. Both Gogo and SmartSky made major announcements about their upcoming next-gen air-to-ground connectivity solutions. Both obliquely attacked the other in those releases, hinting at why they would be the better choice for a business jet fleet.
Looking for WiFi on a Spirit Airlines flight? Depending on which aircraft type you're on, the odds of fast, inexpensive connectivity on board could be surprisingly high.
Passengers on Air Belgium's new A330neo fleet will deliver an upgraded in-flight entertainment and connectivity experience to passengers on board. The aircraft are fitted with the Panasonic Avionics IFEC suite, including in-seat entertainment screens and high-speed wifi service.