The STC approves the installation of the Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR SwiftBroadband
(SBB) Satellite Communications System on Hawaiian Airlines 767-300 series aircraft, using Inmarsat's ACARS Ground Gateways (AGGWs) to carry both FANS safety messages and ACARS operational messages.
The program enables select, existing Gogo customers to receive free SwiftBroadband
equipment packages when they complete installation at an authorized Gogo dealer and activate a new, five-year SwiftBroadband
airtime contract with Gogo.
Inmarsat has announced that Swiftbroadband
Safetywill play an integral part in the future of European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure.
Global connectivity will be powered by Inmarsatas SwiftBroadband
satellite network, the only service designed for both mobility and consistent global coverage.
The AVIATOR 300 system enables near-global email, light Internet and voice capabilities via Inmarsat's satellite-based SwiftBroadband
Singapore Airlines has launched SwiftBroadband
-based passenger connectivity services on an initial 14 A340, A380 and B777 aircraft, with full roll-out on the current fleet within two years Programme allows passengers to use their Wi-Fi and GSM/GPRS-enabled smartphones, tablets and laptops PCs for Internet access, email, Instant Messaging and SMS messaging SwiftBroadband
is trusted by airlines around the globe for reliable and consistent high data rate IP-based satcoms services, supporting communications and applications for both passengers and airlines.
The complete STC data package consists of the Aspire 200 LG SwiftBroadband
Satcom system with optional CNX-200 Cabin Gateway with accelerator, augmented with a Honeywell Sky Connect dual-channel Iridium Satcom.
Gogo and its subsidiary Aircell will also be appointed as SwiftBroadband
distribution partners for the aeronautic markets.
The mobile phone solution uses Inmarsat SwiftBroadband
, which provides consistent global coverage, as well as a clear upgrade path to Global Xpress, Inmarsat's global Ka-band solution.
Terminal sales for SwiftBroadband
were also strong and active aeronautical terminals overall were up 12.
The new service will be offered through Inmarsat SwiftBroadband
service to the airline's passengers travelling aboard Airbus A321 operating between Sao Paulo and Recife, Natal, Fortaleza and Porto Alegre, in Brazil.
The in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) manufacturer's current airborne communications strategy centres around Inmarsat's SwiftBroadband
(SBB) aeronautical service via L-band satellites.