Posted on: 05 November 2015 by Ross McSweeny
tVistaJet is to adopt Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX which will provide its passengers with fast broadband connectivity.
tWith the announcement Vistajet becomes the first business aviation customer of Rockwell Collins to select the solution.
ttRockwell Collins is a value added reseller of the Jet ConneX service as part of its ARINCDirectSM offering.ttJet ConneX is expected to be available globally in early 2016, and will support both voice and high-speed internet via Inmarsat’s next generation of Ka-band satellites, the Inmarsat-5s (I-5) which offer more capacity, have globally availability and make more efficient use of bandwidth.tt“Our customers are increasingly demanding faster and more reliable in-flight internet service as a routine part of their business travel,” said Nick Van Der Meer, chief operating officer, VistaJet. “With the ARINCDirect service, VistaJet passengers will be guaranteed the connections they need.”tt“As aircraft capacity increases and passengers use more devices, Rockwell Collins will enable early adopters like VistaJet to provide a reliable global solution with the highest level of bandwidth to meet their customers’ needs,” said David Stanley, vice president, ARINCDirect Cabin Services for Rockwell Collins.t