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Passenger Communications from Inmarsat | ARINCDirect Business Aviation ServicesRockwell Collins has validated Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX (JX) network performance in addition to a portion of its value-added services through the business aviation arm, ARINCDirect.

As a value-added reseller, ARINCDirect will offer Jet ConneX to its business jet operators to deliver high-speed aircraft internet, delivering the highest connection speeds and a greater efficiency in the use of bandwidth over the Ka-band.

Rockwell Collins’ ARINCDirect provide business aviation services, including flight planning and support, in addition to its flight deck and passenger communications solutions.

More About ARINCDirect Flight Support Services | Business Aviation BlogMetrojet, pioneering Hong Kong-based executive jet operator and maintenance provider, has selected Rockwell Collins’ ARINCDirect to provide its international trip support and services for its fleet of business aircraft.

ARINCDirect’s international trip support delivers a holistic service including flight planning, contract fuel purchasing and even concierge services for its executive clients.

Metrojet’s CEO, Bjorn Naf said, “Metrojet is dedicated to upholding the highest standards and meeting our customer’s needs in the most professional and personal way possible. ARINCDirect services provides economies of scale and cost savings that benefit both our business and our customers.”

The contract is considered a major milestone for ARINCDirect in Hong Kong, and it looks ahead to growth for international trip support services in Asia.

Find Out More About ARINCDirect Flight Support Services SuiteRockwell Collins has announced that is has released a series of updates for its ARINCDirect Flight Operations System, FOS.

Also, FOS can now be integrated with their ARINCDirect safety management tools, providing access to flight and fatigue risk assessment via the Pulsar Infomatics Aviation Fatigue Metre suite, giving users instant identification capabilities for fatigue ‘hot spots’ across a given operational schedule.

Brian Kruger, senior director of Applications and Services for Rockwell Collins said that the upgrades place a focus on ‘enhancing efficiency for flight departments’.

The latest version of FOS features enhanced mobile functionality with a touch-screen interface for users of tablets and smartphones.

Other Business Aviation Passenger Communications Solutions ProvidersGogo, business aircraft communications provider, announced the launch of a new service at the AEA International Convention & Trade Show this week. The ATG 1000 is a new system for connectivity that is aimed at the light private aircraft market, offering passengers the chance to use their own personal smartphones inflight for calls and texts.

Additional services such as web browsing, can be added using a software key, offering complete flexibility for operators wishing to provide basic services.

This new offering from Gogo joins the passenger communications revolution sweeping the industry as traveller demand increases for affordable, yet fast connection speeds.

Business jet owners and operators are seeking solutions for inflight communications on all levels from the cabin to the cockpit to enable streamlined operations.

Other inflight connectivity providers, such as Rockwell Collins’ ARINCDirect, offer passenger communications with high-speed broadband to give larger operators and charter companies the capability of an office-in-the-sky, almost a prerequisite in the modern cabin.