Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat and Air New Zealand have signed a contract to provide Global Xpress (GX) connectivity—GX for Aviation—across the airline’s long- and short-haul fleets. Under the agreement, GX for Aviation connectivity will be integrated with Air New Zealand’s inflight entertainment (IFE) system provided by Panasonic. According to Inmarsat, the first GX-equipped aircraft are expected to begin proving flights in the second half ...

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