An Ariane 5 heavy launcher is to send the SES-17 satellite into orbit during the night of Oct. 22-23 local time at Arianespace’s Kourou, French Guiana, spaceport, as Thales seeks to capture half of the crucial North American inflight connectivity market.
A Singaporean hygiene and disinfection service provider has won a government-led “innovation challenge” aimed at developing new solutions and addressing the need to restore public confidence in traveling.
Inmarsat's OneFi serves as a catalyst to monetize inflight connectivity by “bringing a host of onboard services together within a single portal interface that passengers can easily access using their own personal devices.”
Aircraft interiors retrofit spending is set to rise as airlines start to show some signs of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, industry experts said Sept.14 at this year's virtual Aircraft Interiors Expo.
Virgin Atlantic is shrinking the business-class cabin inside some of its A350-1000s to make way for more economy seats in a new seating layout tailored for certain leisure routes, beginning with flights from London Heathrow to Orlando, Florida.
Porter Airlines has upgraded and upgauged the cabins in each of its 29 De Havilland Dash 8-400s ahead of its restart next week, installing new, slimmer seats that enabled the airline to add a row in each.
Starting from June 28, passengers traveling on selected Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A350s will be able to shop, buy and pay for duty-free products online from their inflight entertainment (IFE) system.
After attracting several investors, including aerospace giant Safran, air-to-ground (A2G) specialist SkyFive is working to create high-speed aircraft Wi-Fi networks in China, New Zealand and Saudi Arabia.
Morf3D, an additive manufacturing startup that once was the darling of Boeing new-investment efforts, has a new 90,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Long Beach, California, and is now controlled by Japanese camera giant Nikon.