Communications

SITA and OnAir partnership on aircraft connectivity

SITA and OnAir have formed SITA OnAir to enable airlines to make the best operational use of the...

Inmarsat and Alcatel-Lucent in partnership to develop aviation comms network

Inmarsat has announced that Alcatel-Lucent has become a technology partner for the development of a new telecommunications network...

KLM Cityhopper

KLM flies digitally with flight briefing software

Soon KLM pilots will be flying using a digital flight folder. Using paper for weather messages and flight...

Contract to supply AFIS system to Andorra-La Seu Airport, Spain

Systems Interface, based in the UK, has won the contract to supply, install and commission a complete Aerodrome...

Frankfurt transfer guide

New transfer guide for Frankfurt transfer passsengers

Frankfurt Airport has published a new Transfer guide for passengers. It explains in just a few steps how...

Airport launches Twitter app for flight information

Leeds Bradford Airport has launched an application which shares live flight information via Twitter. The application has been...

FCC launches public consultation into rule change on inflight cell phone usage

The Federal Communications Commission has formally published the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding its proposal to lift...

Saudia gives social media followers free inflight Wi-Fi sessions

Saudia is celebrating its one millionth Facebook follower by giving passengers free inflight Wi-Fi sessions. For January, passengers...

Network navigators

Modern digital communications systems offer airport operators enhanced functionality and security but the technology is changing at a...