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#GCAPODCAST Ep. 3: Alaska Airlines Director of Information Security Architecture Part 1

The first half of our two-part interview with Alaska Airlines Director of Information Security Architecture Jessica Ferguson discusses the cyber attack the airline experienced in 2017. In this episode, we discuss how the attack happened and what Alaska did to...
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Copa Airlines Evaluating In-Flight Internet as Future Fleet Upgrade

Copa Airlines is evaluating a future upgrade path to enabling in-flight internet across its fleet of more than 100 Boeing and Embraer aircraft. The Panama-based airline has lead Latin American carriers in on-time performance for five consecutive years, however none...
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American Airlines Goes All in on Satellite Connectivity

American Airlines is turning on live television and using a satellite-focused in-flight connectivity model as the centerpiece of its new passenger experience strategy. By the end of 2019, the Texas-based operator of Airbus, Boeing and Embraer jets will have equipped...
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WestJet Exec Highlights Changing Cyber Landscape

The cyber threat to airlines is growing as hackers use more and more sophisticated techniques to gain access to valuable customer data. Devon Smibert, director of cybersecurity at Canadian airline WestJet, spoke at the Aviation Festival in London about the...
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EasyJet, JetBlue CEOs Look to AI, IFC

The Aviation Festival kicked off day two in London with three CEOs from major airlines talking about the future of the industry. Although the CEOs did not directly address in-flight connectivity (IFC), airlines admitted that connectivity is key as they...
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#GCAPODCAST Ep. 2: Denver International Airport CEO Talks Connected Airports

Denver International Airport CEO Kim Day. At the 2018 International Aviation Forecast Summit (IAFS), our host Woodrow Bellamy III caught up with Denver International Airport (DIA) CEO Kim Day to learn why the fifth busiest airport in the United States...
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#GCAPODCAST Ep. 1: XOJET CEO on Trends, IFC and Cybersecurity for Private Jets

The Silicon Valley-based private jet charter company XOJET operates a fleet of 43 Textron Citation Xs and Bombardier Challenger 300s. Their entire fleet is equipped with in-flight connectivity and they also have a 24/7 systems operational control center in Sacramento,...
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