On the fourth and final episode of this new four-part podcast series, we feature discussions with connectivity professionals on various aspects of how the COVID-19 coronavirus global pandemic is impacting aviation.
Guests on this episode include the following:
- Tom Schmutz, CEO, Flyht Aerospace Solutions Ltd.
- Mike Pigott, Senior Vice President Connectivity Solutions, Global Eagle Entertainment
- Jason Wissink, Senior Sales Director, Connected Aircraft, Honeywell Aerospace
At 1:38, we feature comments made by Schmutz during the FLYHT Aerospace quarterly earnings call that occurred Apr. 9, where he discusses how the COVID-19 travel restrictions and impact on the airline industry is impacting his company’s ability to supply technologies and how he sees the impact playing out moving forward.
At 13:40, Pigott describes how Global Eagle has been working in support of airline customers that are grounding their airplanes and his expectation for the long-term appetite airlines will have for operational and passenger-facing connectivity.
At 35:55, Wissink provides some insight on how Honeywell recently supported the connected enablement of a reconfigured Boeing 767-300 normally operated by the New England Patriots that was used to transport more than one million N95 masks to the U.S. from China.
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