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Honeywell To Be Exclusive Inmarsat Global Xpress Ka-Band Satellite Airtime Provider For In-Flight Wireless Broadband Services

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Honeywell and Inmarsat PLC have agreed to make Honeywell the exclusive wireless airtime reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress Ka-band aircraft connectivity services and hardware for business aviation jet customers. The five-year agreement will give airplane operators, pilots and passengers access to a higher-speed, in-flight wireless broadband network worldwide.

Honeywell has also signed distribution partner agreements with ARINC Direct and OnAir that will provide the GX Aviation Service+ directly to business aviation airplane operators. This relationship enables these and other companies to develop innovative applications and services ranging from entertainment and software updates and upgrades to technical aircraft maintenance and customer support.

“With these agreements, we’re bringing complete wireless connectivity to the aircraft. Whether you’re a passenger in the cabin streaming a new video or a pilot in the cockpit checking real-time weather patterns, Honeywell is revolutionizing the way mobile connectivity is experienced in the sky,” said Carl Esposito, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management, Honeywell Aerospace.

For more information, read the press release.