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UPDATE: Leadership change at Airbus/SITA JV OnAir

Updated from original blog:Airbus/SITA joint venture OnAir has appointed Ian Dawkins as chief executive, effective 15 June, RWG can exclusively reveal. According to his latest LinkedIn profile, Dawkins currently works as Airbus’ head of future programmes. The photo of Dawkins above was taken at a 2008 project management conference. Current OnAir CEO Benoit Debains joined […]

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Things that make you go hmmmm…

Boeing has far more important things to worry about than deciding what in-flight connectivity it will choose for the 787. Shouldn’t it focus on getting the twinjet into the air first? That was the seemingly logical viewpoint expressed by many observers after learning that the airframer has issued a request for information for an Inmarsat […]

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OnAir moves in on long-haul market

My chat with OnAir CEO Benoit Debains wasn’t all about that Airbus offerability issue. Indeed, we talked a lot about what OnAir is doing these days (essentially, the Airbus/SITA joint venture is cooking with gas). So here is a list of key quotes and info from that conversation: OnAir, which is supported by Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband […]

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