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Year: 2018

Milestone for European air traffic modernisation

17 July 2018: Inmarsat and the European Space Agency (ESA) have successfully completed the first test flight using the world’s most advanced aviation satellite technology for their Iris programme in support of European air traffic modernisation. The Iris programme test

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Shenzhen rolls out connected cockpit across A320 fleet

16 July 2018: Shenzhen Airlines has selected Inmarsat’s next-generation SB-S satellite IP platform and Cobham’s cockpit connectivity solution to equip its entire Airbus A320 fleet, enabling unprecedented visibility into operations through dedicated IP connectivity between the aircraft and the ground.

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First African business jets gain Jet ConneX advantage

13 July 2018: Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX business aviation inflight Wi-Fi service has been installed on the first business jets on the African continent. ExecuJet South Africa fitted Honeywell’s JetWave hardware onboard Global Express and Challenger 604 aircraft at its Johannesburg base. JetWave delivers

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Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband successfully supports General Atomics trans-Atlantic test flight

12 July 2018: Inmarsat Government has successfully supported General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI) in the trans-Atlantic flight test with Inmarsat SwiftBroadband, delivering resilient, seamless, redundant connectivity throughout the duration of the journey. The test was the first-ever transatlantic

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Global Xpress delivers seamless connectivity for RAF 100 Flypast

11 July 2018: Inmarsat was honoured to assist the Royal Air Force (RAF) Signals Support Unit (90su) with high-speed Global Xpress connectivity for the historic RAF 100 Parade at Buckingham Palace and Flypast over London to mark its centenary anniversary.

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Scallywag wins Overall Inmarsat Team Communications Award!

05 July 2018: Team Sun Hun Kai/Scallywag has won the coveted overall Inmarsat Team Communications Award for its raw, authentic storytelling during the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 edition. As Official Satellite Communications Partner to the Volvo Ocean Race, each Volvo

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IDRS is game changer for satellite operators

28 June 2018:  An agreement signed today by Inmarsat and flight hardware manufacturer Addvalue, together with a leading satellite operator, is set to streamline the way that commercial and research operations for small, near earth orbit satellites are conducted. Chairman

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Marking a decade of COMSATCOM advancements

27 June 2018: In a contributed article for Via Satellite, Inmarsat Government’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, highlights the commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) advancements made by the industry a decade after the cancellation of the

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Inmarsat and TSF win award for disaster comms partnership

27 June 2018: Inmarsat and disaster communications agency Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) have been honoured for their long and successful collaboration. The partners won a joint Gold Corporate Engagement Award for best charity, NGO or NFP programme at a ceremony

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Study highlights importance of crew connectivity

25 June 2018: A new crew connectivity report reveals the impact on seafarers of being away at sea for months at a time with little or no internet access. International maritime charity Sailors’ Society, which helps seafarers and their families

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