in Aerospace / Space

Inmarsat exceeds 500 Jet ConneX installations with Gulfstream

Posted 23 July 2021 · Add Comment

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp is celebrating a new milestone, surpassing 500 installations of Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX in-flight connectivity platform on its large-cabin aircraft.

Above: Interior of large-cabin Gulfstream aircraft showing luxury armchairs and a computer monitor.
Courtesy Inmarsat


Gulfstream Aerospace Corp is celebrating a new milestone, surpassing 500 installations of Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX in-flight connectivity platform on its large-cabin aircraft.

The business aviation solution is available on new Gulfstream aircraft and can be retrofitted on qualifying existing aircraft.

“Gulfstream owners expect a seamless transition from life on the ground to life on their aircraft, making connectivity essential,” said Mark Burns, President, Gulfstream.
“This milestone illustrates our commitment to performance with high-speed connectivity and increased productivity, allowing our aircraft to truly be offices in the skies. As the industry leader in Jet ConneX installations, Gulfstream is dedicated to providing our customers with top-of-the-line products and services.”

Jet ConneX is powered by Inmarsat’s award-winning global, mobile Ka-band satellite network, providing extensive coverage that supports video streaming, file sharing and more. Certified by the US Federal Aviation Administration and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, it transmits at speeds of approximately 20 megabits per second.

Inmarsat’s fully funded and visionary technology roadmap will see seven more Global Xpress satellites launched by 2024 to deliver even greater capacity and capabilities to its Jet ConneX solution and extending our worldwide coverage to the Arctic region.

“We are delighted to celebrate the 500th installation of our Jet ConneX in-flight broadband solution on Gulfstream aircraft and proud of their continued trust in Inmarsat,” said Kai Tang, Head of Business and General Aviation, Inmarsat.

“This milestone is a testament to the Inmarsat ecosystem of partners and our joint commitment to delivering the highest standard of global connectivity to Gulfstream and their customers, for whom only the most reliable and consistent customer experience is acceptable. We look forward to building on this momentum and working side-by-side with Gulfstream on the next 500 installations and beyond.”

Jet ConneX is available for all in-production, large-cabin aircraft, including the Gulfstream G650, the Gulfstream G650ER, the Gulfstream G500, the Gulfstream G600 and the all-new Gulfstream G700. It is also available as a retrofit option on in-service large-cabin Gulfstream aircraft, including the Gulfstream GIV, the Gulfstream GV, the Gulfstream G450 and the Gulfstream G550.

Inmarsat Partners Honeywell and Satcom Direct also provide hardware and technology to complement Gulfstream’s Connectivity Service.

 

 

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Gatwick inspires schoolchildren about airport careers through Learn Live events

Gatwick Airport has announced its popular ‘Learn Live’ programme aimed at local schools will begin again this month, as it kicks off a series of five broadcasts across engineering, IT, data analysis, construction and forecasting.

Digitising Land ISTAR

A contract worth £6.7 million has been awarded to Roke, the delivery partner for ZODIAC, which will act as the central nervous system for Land ISTAR, as the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) embraces far-reaching benefits of

Grants up to £65m available for Future Flight Challenge Phase 3

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, are investing up to £65 million in innovation projects for Future Flight Challenge Phase 3.

Smiths Detection enhances its screening portfolio

Smiths Detection today announced new product enhancements within the HI-SCAN product range.

GKN Aerospace delivers the first Fixed Trailing Edge for Airbus’ 'Wing of Tomorrow'

GKN Aerospace announced yesterday that it has delivered the first FTE for Airbus’ 'Wing of tomorrow' research programme from its global technology centre (GTC) in Bristol.

CFMS joins Airbus to reduce aerospace's environmental impact

Bristol based CFMS (Centre for Modelling & Simulation) is bringing its expertise in Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Simulation and High Performance Computing (HPC) to the Development of Advanced Wing Solutions (DAWS)

ODU UK SK0902311221
See us at
RAF Museum BT