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ACI Jet, a Bombardier ASF, secures SpaceX’s Starlink authorization

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ACI Jet, a Bombardier ASF, secures SpaceX’s Starlink authorization - Business aviation publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Country: United States Aircraft: Airplanes

ACI Jet, a Bombardier Authorized Service Facility and renowned FAA Part 145 Repair Station, became an Authorized Starlink Dealer. Starlink, renowned for its unparalleled speed and stability facilitated by its expansive network, now joins ACI Jet roster of connectivity options. With over a decade of expertise in installing and maintaining various connectivity solutions, ACI Jet ensures seamless integration and minimal downtime for its clientele.

As part of this authorization, ACI Jet has proactively committed to purchase several Starlink shipsets. Aircraft owners keen on upgrading to Starlink are urged to act swiftly to capitalize on the remaining schedule availability. Notably, ACI Jet San Luis Obispo-based facility stands ready to execute installations swiftly and efficiently, minimizing disruptions to aircraft operations. This facility boasts comprehensive capabilities, including line and heavy maintenance, inspections, inflight entertainment (IFE), cabin management systems, interior refurbishment, and more.

Dave Jensen, Senior Vice President of Maintenance for ACI Jet, commented: “We’ve already experienced a spike in demand for Starlink inflight connectivity from numerous Repair Station customers. We made the decision to meet this demand by committing to invest in Starlink inventory and pursuing dealer/installer authorization while continuing to provide options as a reputable dealer for all major avionics, electronics, and communications OEMs. As our trademark ‘Fly Like New’ promises, ACI Jet’s MRO is a single-source provider of the equipment and expertise necessary to ensure that our client’s business jets remain on the forefront of available technologies, safety, and passenger experience enhancements.”

ACI Jet commitment to technological advancement aligns seamlessly with Starlink’s strategy of collaborating with esteemed operators. This authorization along with Starlink’s advanced technology promises to revolutionize the in-flight connectivity experience for ACI Jet’s customers.


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