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Viasat, China Satcom Partner to Bring In-Flight Connectivity Service to Airlines over China

Viasat Inc. and China Satellite Communications Co., Ltd. announced an agreement for a strategic partnership to jointly provide in-flight connectivity (IFC) services within China for domestic and international airlines. Viasat and China Satcom will work in partnership...

Gogo, American Airlines and Viasat

In last week's earnings call Gogo indicated that expected service revenue for its North America Commercial Aviation segment would be flat YoY in 2018. Considering the impending loss of some 400 American Airlines aircraft from its service fleet (~15%) that's a tough...

United Airlines and Viasat Sign Contract to Bring High-Speed Connectivity to 737 MAX

Viasat announced a new contract with United Airlines to bring it's latest generation in-flight entertainment and connectivity system to more than 70 aircraft, including at least 58 of United's new Boeing 737MAX aircraft.  This means Viasat will now be the direct...

ViaSat update on airline connectivity

We had a brief conversation with Don Buchman, ViaSat's VP Commercial Mobility. What is the state of the US airline industry connectivity? The industry is almost fully outfitted. This makes it the highest concentration worldwide. But we are moving to "second gen",...