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Partner Interview: Intelsat‘s John Wade Talks Future of Software-defined Satellites and In-flight Connectivity

Partner Interview: Intelsat‘s John Wade Talks Future of Software-defined Satellites and In-flight Connectivity

November 19, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aviation Intelligence Podcast, we feature a sponsored interview with Intelsat. John Wade, president of the commercial aviation division of Intelsat, joins the episode to explain how the company's introduction of software-defined satellites will revolutionize in-flight connectivity (IFC). 

Intelsat signed a contract with Airbus to build two OneSat satellites operating in multiple frequency bands that will power their next-generation software-defined network earlier this year. John talks about how that technology will improve in-flight connectivity performance and also gives a status update on Intelsat's current install base in terms of connected commercial aviation aircraft.

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VistaJet‘s Leona Qi Talks Business Aviation Supply Chain Challenges

VistaJet‘s Leona Qi Talks Business Aviation Supply Chain Challenges

October 19, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aviation Intelligence Podcast, we feature a discussion with Leona Qi, president of the U.S. division of VistaJet. 

We recorded this interview live at VistaJet's booth during the 2021 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference and exhibition in Las Vegas. Leona provides some insightful perspective on some of the personnel and aircraft related supply chain issues that VistaJet and the entire business aviation segment as a whole is facing right now. 

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Euroconsult Talks In-flight Connectivity Outlook for Business and Commercial Aviation

Euroconsult Talks In-flight Connectivity Outlook for Business and Commercial Aviation

October 1, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aviation Intelligence Podcast, we feature a discussion with Xavier Lansel, senior consultant for Euroconsult. 

Xavier joins the episode to discuss some of the details featured in their recently published ninth edition of their annual in-flight connectivity market report, that provides a comprehensive analysis of the market’s global trends and forecasts for the next decade, in terms of connectivity provided to onboard passengers. 

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Pratt & Whitney Continues Digitally Transforming Engine Health Management for Airlines

Pratt & Whitney Continues Digitally Transforming Engine Health Management for Airlines

September 10, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aviation Intelligence Podcast, we feature a discussion with Pratt & Whitney focusing on how the company continues to invest in new data analytics solutions, cloud computing and software that is digitally transforming the way commercial airlines track the health of their engines. 

This is our first episode under the new Connected Aviation Intelligence Podcast name, we have changed the name simply to reflect the name change of our associated annual live event, the Global Connected Aircraft Summit, which undertook the name change to Connected Aviation Intelligence Summit earlier this year. 

Our guest on this episode is Arun Srinivasan, who is the associate director for strategy and engine health management for Pratt & Whitney. He provides some perspective on their recent partnership with Teledyne to improve engine and flight data sharing between airlines and OEMs as well as other ways they’re improving the digital methods available to airlines to track the health of their engines. 

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Air Canada Cargo‘s Tomal Sohorab Talks Latest Connected Aircraft Progress

Air Canada Cargo‘s Tomal Sohorab Talks Latest Connected Aircraft Progress

September 3, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, we feature a presentation given by Tomal Sohorab, Manager of Cargo solutions, Air Canada Cargo during the latest installment of our live Connected Aviation Intelligence series that occurred Aug. 5. 

Sohorab gives an update with some major progress and significant connectivity milestones achieved by Air Canada Cargo, following up on his presentation last year on how the airline has used bluetooth technology, connectivity and specialized sensors on unit load devices (ULDs) to establish an Internet of Things (IoT) approach to air cargo tracking.

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Sentient Jet CEO Talks International Expansion and the Jet Card’s Digital Transformation

Sentient Jet CEO Talks International Expansion and the Jet Card’s Digital Transformation

August 6, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, Andrew Collins, CEO of Sentient Jet joins as the guest to discuss the company’s recent international expansion, a surge in new private jet passengers, and how their Jet Card is performing in the digital age of chartered travel. 

 

Sentient Jet, a subsidiary of Directional Aviation, is well known within the private jet charter market for pioneering the jet card, which is purchased by customers with all-inclusive hourly rates. In May, Sentient expanded its jet card program beyond the U.S., offering jet card owners trips between New York and London, with more European destinations available from their new London office as well. 

 

Collins also gives some perspective on the importance of in-flight Wi-Fi on flights booked by Sentient. 

 

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Finnair Head of IFEC Development Talks Advancing the Customer Experience

Finnair Head of IFEC Development Talks Advancing the Customer Experience

July 30, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, we feature an unreleased case study given by Tiina Suvanto, head of customer experience at Finnair, during our June 8-10 Connected Aviation Intelligence webcast. 

 

In the years leading up to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Finnair was one of several European airlines investing in constantly upgrading and innovating the in-flight passenger experience with connectivity, mobile applications and other new technologies and concepts. During this interactive session, Tiinna Suvanto, head of customer experience development for IFEC at Finnair will provide an update on how they’re still innovating and advancing their IFEC strategy through this period of unprecedented uncertainty for air travel. 

 

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Advanced Aviation Team Founder Talks a Different Side of Flying Private

Advanced Aviation Team Founder Talks a Different Side of Flying Private

July 22, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, Gregg Brunson-Pitts, president of Advanced Aviation Team joins as the guest to discuss providing on-demand private jet brokerage services to a different type of clientele.

Advanced Aviation Team was first established by Brunson-Pitts and co-founder Peter Newell in 2015, specializing in serving as a private jet broker to presidential candidates. Most recently, the company was the exclusive air travel provider for the Biden/Harris 2020 campaign with over 1,130 flights.

Gregg began his career in the White House in 2003, under President George W. Bush, eventually becoming Director of the White House Travel Office. He also discusses how private flying trends changed during the pandemic, charter brokers versus app-based on-demand services, and whether he thinks Advanced Aviation Team and its competitors will continue seeing first-time private aviation users as the industry emerges from the impact of COVID-19. 

 

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Partner Interview: Wind River A&D Director Talks Digitally Transforming Avionics Systems

Partner Interview: Wind River A&D Director Talks Digitally Transforming Avionics Systems

July 12, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, we feature a sponsored interview with Wind River. 

Christine Stevens, senior director of aerospace and defense at Wind River, joins the episode to discuss how digital transformation could eventually allow avionics systems to function on a digital feedback loop similar to the way autopilot software works in Tesla automobiles. 

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Air France KLM’s Sam Krouwer Talks In-flight Connectivity Strategy

Air France KLM’s Sam Krouwer Talks In-flight Connectivity Strategy

June 17, 2021

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, Sam Krouwer, product owner of in-flight connectivity at Air France KLM, is the guest. This episode features his question and answer session with Mark Holmes, Via Satellite's editorial director, during the recent Connected Aviation Intelligence virtual summit. 

 

Air France KLM is one of Europe’s biggest airlines and wants to use connectivity to enhance the passenger experience as we head into a new era. As passengers start to gain more confidence about flying again, will their expectations in terms of the ‘Connected’ experience change? 

 

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