September 30, 2021

On Thursday, September 30th, the Connected Aviation Intelligence series places business aviation in-flight connectivity (IFC) in focus. Across two interactive sessions, learn how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted demand for IFC in this segment of air transportation. We’ll feature an interactive Q&A with expert business aviation IFC analyst Craig Foster of Valour Consultancy, followed by an interactive panel discussion with some of the leading IFC service providers in the industry.

Business Aviation: A Growth Market for In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity?

8:00 – 8:30 am Eastern Time

Valour Consultancy is one of the most well-known and respected companies providing market intelligence about the global in-flight entertainment and connectivity market for business and commercial aviation. This interactive session will feature a Q&A with Valour’s business aviation connectivity expert analyst Craig Foster. Have questions for Craig? Submit them ahead of time and get them answered live!

Craig Foster, Senior Research Consultant, Valour Consultancy

New In-flight Connectivity Networks and Services for Business Aviation

9:30 – 10:30 am Eastern Time

As business aviation fleet operators continue to see a surge in demand for private travel, there has been an associated demand for robust premium in-flight internet service. In the past, cost and size, weight, and power constraints limited high-speed connectivity to large-cabin and long-range aircraft. However, that is changing, and as new options ranging from LEO to 5G and low-cost data plans increasingly become available, connectivity remains more relevant than ever for business aviation. Experts from in-flight connectivity service and data providers summarize the latest advancements during this interactive Connected Aviation Intelligence webcast panel discussion.

Dave Helfgott, CEO, SmartSky Networks
Michael Hooper, Director and General Manager for Aviation, Iridium
Michael Skou Christensen, SD Senior Vice President, International, Satcom Direct

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