Satellite companies and their partners are launching more capable and robust platforms into space to satisfy a voracious demand by airlines for more broadband to boost inflight entertainment (IFE) for passengers and data communications services for the flight deck. A recent Honeywell survey found that 60% of air travelers surveyed were disappointed if they booked a flight on an airline without Wi-Fi. In August, Honeywell achieved final certification from Inmarsat for JetWave, the ...

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