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The good, the bad and the ugly

The good news:After shuttering its Connexion unit at the end of 2006, Boeing has confirmed it will offer Panasonic’s Ku-band-supported Global Communications Suite (GCS) on its 777s; Turkish Airlines will be the first to take delivery on 23 September.The bad news:Boeing has not announced a plan for connecting its long-delayed 787 twinjet (it may be […]

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Man at work: Panasonic and another eXConnect deal

Fourteen months after Panasonic Avionics snatched up Charles Ogilvie from Virgin America to lead its Chinese adventures, the IFE giant has opened its China Region headquarters in Hong Kong (nicely timed with the Aircraft Interiors Expo in that illustrious city). Panasonic has also revealed it is in advanced negotiations with a Chinese carrier for its Global Connectivity Suite (GCS), […]

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