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Essential news for 10 Sep 2019

Virgin Atlantic’s Airbus A350 offers customers free access to Inmarsat’s connectivity solution for the next 30 days

Let's celebrate! What? Virgin Atlantic’s latest aircraft entering commercial service - Airbus A350! How? Offering customers free access to Inmarsat’s award-winning connectivity solution for the next 30 days! Browse the internet, check social media, instant message and more across devices! Inmarsat announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadban...

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Happy birthday - 30 years of Meridian

This is the time to celebrate, to say happy birthday, congratulations on the achievement and the age you've reached! Meridian is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its jet charter business! “We officially entered the jet age in 1989 when the owner of one of the piston aircraft we managed acquired a jet,” said Ken Forester, Meridian’s CEO. “From ther...

Aircalin modernizes cabin connectivity with SITAONAIR

Aircalin, is taking significant steps to digitize its day-to-day cabin crew processes and strengthen its commercial offering to passengers by deploying SITAONAIR’s powerful cabin connectivity solutions. The connected CrewTab solution – which will be deployed across Aircalin’s A330neo and A320neo aircraft – is a powerful yet easy-to-use tablet interface for cabin crew. Cr...

Alpha Aviation Group choses ALSIM AL172 flight simulator

ALSIM has the pleasure to announce the AL172 flight simulator has been selected by Alpha Aviation Group, a leading provider of aviation training solutions based in Pampanga, Philippines. The AL172 is an exact replica of the Cessna 172 SP Skyhawk NAVIII. It features real Garmin G1000 NXI avionics and is equipped with the ALSIM High Definition Visual System (HDVS). The AL172, due to the HDVS, pro...

Rusada ENVISION selected by Lanmei Airlines

Cambodian low-cost carrier Lanmei Airlines has signed up for Rusada’s MRO and Flight Operations software, ENVISION. Lanmei Airlines commenced operations in September 2017 and has since seen a rapid expansion of its fleet and routes. It now serves the destinations of Bangkok, Hong Kong, Macau, Sihanoukville and Palau from its bases in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. The airline’s fleet...

Newcomer in Vertis Aviation mid-range charter fleet

Vertis Aviation has added a Dassault Falcon 900EX to its Vertis Charter Management Programme. The latest addition to the virtual roster of aircraft is managed and operated by a UK AOC holder and is now exclusively marketed through Vertis. Based at London Farnborough Airport the Falcon 900EX is available for international charter immediately through any of the Vertis offices in Boston, Du...

Fourth ACJ320neo for Comlux

Comlux has placed a new order for an ACJ320neo, re-affirming its role as the largest single customer for the aircraft and taking its total orders for the type to four.  The deal means that Comlux has now ordered a total of 20 Airbus corporate jets. Cabin outfitting will be done by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. “Airbus and Comlux have both made a business out of setting new s...