Panasonic Avionics Corporation Announces Agreement with Airbus to Line-fit its Global Communications Suite on an A380 Aircraft

  Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), the world leader in in-flight entertainment and communications (IFEC), today announced an agreement with Airbus for the first line-fit installation of its Global Communications Suite on an A380 aircraft. 

David Bruner, Vice President of Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s Global Communications Service said, “Broadband connectivity, especially on long-haul flights, is increasingly important to our customers, and we are very excited to be working with Airbus on this significant milestone.” 

Panasonic’s Global Communications Suite provides two-way broadband connectivity to an aircraft. It supports a wide range of passenger and crew applications including in-flight broadband Internet access over Wi-Fi to passengers, and mobile phone service offered in collaboration with AeroMobile. Panasonic’s in-flight connectivity service also includes the first and only global live television service to offer content from BBC World News, BBC Arabic, NHK World Premium, France 24, Euronews, IMG Media’s Barclays’ Premier League Channel, and IMG Media’s Sport 24. 

Source: Panasonic Avionics

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