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Three Business Jet Connectivity Challenges You Can Overcome - Partner Content

Business jet passengers expect all facets of their journey to be first-class, and connectivity is no exception. Demands for a fast and seamless internet connection keep growing, and the current “one-size-fits-all” connectivity model does not take service provider needs into account. Learn about ...
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Ruben Santamarta, a cybersecurity researcher with IOACTIVE used a "back-door" vulnerability to demonstrate his ability to hack into an in-flight commercial airplane's satellite internet modem. We discuss the demonstration with Ruben and his IOACTIVE colleague Josep Pi Rodriguez. The cyber experts ...
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This is the second part of our interview with Alaska Airlines Director of Information Security Architecture we discuss the aftermath of the hacking incident and her involvement with the Aviation Information Sharing & Analysis Center (Aviation ISAC) to prevent similar incidents from occurring ...
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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 resolve it. Look out for part two of ...
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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 of those flights have occurred on ...
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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 the majority of its fleet with ...
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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 cyber challenges facing an airline such as ...
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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 look to improve operational efficiency and the ...
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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 is undergoing a $1.8 billion terminal modernization office. The project will implement ...
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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, California. XOJET is reporting ...