Latest News

Podcast

PODCAST SERIES Pt. 2: Aerospace Industry Outlook Under the Coronavirus Pandemic – BUSINESS AVIATION

To discuss the pandemic's impact on business aviation, we're joined by (left to right) Ian Moore from VistaJet, Per Marthinsson from Avinode Group, and Peter Antonenko from Jetcraft. On the second of this new four-part podcast series, we discuss the...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCASPODCAST Ep. 22: Aerospace Industry Outlook Under the Coronavirus Pandemic Pt. 1 - AIRLINES

On the first of this new four-part podcast series, we discuss the economic and operational impact of the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus on the commercial airline industry. Guests on this episode include the following: Left to right: Brian Pearce,...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCAPODCAST Ep. 21: Connected Aircraft Cybersecurity 101 With the Satcom Guru

On this episode of the Global Connected Aircraft podcast, we spoke with Peter Lemme, an aviation industry consultant, blogger and former Boeing engineer who wears many hats including supporting the research and development of standards by the Seamless Air Alliance,...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCAPODCAST Ep. 20: Talking IFEC With Virgin Atlantic’s Mark Cheyney

On this episode of the Global Connected Aircraft podcast, we spoke with Mark Cheyney, Virgin Atlantic’s head of in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) development, for a look at how the airline’s use of connectivity continues to evolve. Cheyney explained Virgin’s...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCAPODCAST Ep. 19: Valour’s Daniel Welch Talks Global Airline IFEC Equipage Rates

On a regional basis, airlines with hubs in North America have the highest rate of in-service airplanes featuring in-flight Internet in the world, according to the latest available data from Valour Consultancy’s in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) tracker. Established in...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCAPODCAST Ep. 18: How IATA's 'Turbulence Aware' Helps Airlines Fly Steady

On this episode of the Global Connected Aircraft Podcast, we caught up with Katya Vashchankova, head of IATA’s meteorology program and Brent King, head of flight operations for IATA. The International Air Transportation Association’s (IATA) Turbulence Aware platform is a...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCAPODCAST Ep. 17: How the World’s Only Flying Eye Hospital Uses Connectivity to Teach Medicine

Bruce Johnson is the director of aircraft operations for the Flying Eye Hospital at Orbis International. Orbis International operates the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital, an MD-10 converted into an ophthalmic hospital and teaching facility that flies to developing nations...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCAPODCAST Ep. 16: How Swiss Airlines' Digital Twin Improves Maintenance

Marcus Di Laurenzio is the project manager for Aviatar at SWISS Airlines. On this episode, we interview Marcus Di Laurenzio on how Swiss Airlines is using Aviatar, a platform developed by Lufthansa Technik, to digitally monitor the health of its...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCAPODCAST Ep. 15: NSR's Guide to Satellite Connectivity

Brad Grady, principal analyst at Northern Sky Research, gave an insightful presentation on satellite connectivity along with president Chris Baugh at GCAS 2019. Drawing from one of the most insightful presentations from GCAS 2019, in this episode Chris Baugh and...
Listen now
Podcast

#GCASPODCAST Ep. 14: VistaJet’s Nick van der Meer on Launching LuxStream

[caption id="attachment_2705" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Nick van der Meer is the chief operating officer of VistaJet. Photo: VistaJet[/caption] On the latest episode of the Global Connected Aircraft Podcast, I spoke with VistaJet Chief Operating Officer Nick Van der Meer. VistaJet will...
Listen now