Air Esurfing Named Honeywell JetWave Sole Distributor in China
JetWave hardware being installed on an aircraft. Photo: Honeywell Aerospace
AirMedia Group revealed that one of its subsidiaries, Air Esurfing (ARE), has been selected as the sole distributor of Honeywell‘s next-generation JetWave satellite communications hardware in China. This gives Chinese airlines access to a solution that aims to provide high-speed, in-flight Wi-Fi service.
According to the release, Honeywell’s JetWave satellite communications hardware aims to provide high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi service worldwide by establishing Ka-band communication links with the Global Xpress Network of the International Maritime Satellite Organization (Inmarsat Aviation) and satellite ChinaSat 16 and ChinaSat 18.
“China plays a significant role in our global growth and we are committed to working with local partners to help advance the country’s aviation industry,” said Honeywell Aerospace President of Asia Pacific Steven Lien. “This exciting cooperation with ARE gives Chinese airlines a competitive edge in a globalized market – providing them with hardware and connectivity that delivers in-flight Wi-Fi with in-office speed.”
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