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AirSatOne Certifies Wi-Fi Calling for Business Jets

Date Published: 2016-04-06

Date Modified:  2020-05-15

AirSatOne has certified Flightstream™ SA and it's network for compatibility with Wi-Fi Calling, a new feature now offered by all major U.S., and some international, cell phone carriers. With Wi-Fi calling passengers and flight crew can use their own smart phone for phone calls and text messaging on business jets, equipped with SwiftBroadband, during all phases of flight. “With Wi-Fi Calling, when the mobile phone loses cellular coverage but Wi-Fi is available, it automatically switches to Wi-...


Satcom connectivity for BLOS with COBHAM AVIATOR UAV 200 & INS-P

Date Published: 2019-07-29

Date Modified:  2020-05-14

AirSatOne (ASO), an Aviation Satellite Communication Service Provider, reported that its test using a COBHAM AVIATOR UAV 200 for Satcom connectivity and the Inertial Labs INS-P for Position, Heading, Pitch, Roll, and Velocity data has been successfully completed. The integration of the Inertial Labs INS-P provides rapid connectivity from static or dynamic initialization.

The AVIATOR UAV 200 was specifically designed for UAV's to provide Satcom connectivity for Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) opera...


FAA Comitted to ADS-C for US Oceanic Airspace by 2022

Date Published: 2019-08-06

Date Modified:  2019-08-06

The FAA has committed to implement by 2022 new international standards in U.S. oceanic airspace that allow reduced distances between aircraft enabled by Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C). The new minimum separation standard improves access to more direct and fuel-efficient routes. To learn more about ADS-C visit our web page here: DATALINK

Read the full report here: GAO ADS-C

AirSatOne LLC is a Satcom service provider that specializes in aircraft satcom, both for the cabin and...


Charter Customers Increasingly Expect In-flight Internet

Date Published: 2019-07-19

Date Modified:  2019-07-19

Charter Customers Increasingly Expect In-flight Internet
But who pays the bill for constant connectivity?
 
Today, more and more charter customers are requesting, even expecting, Wi-Fi in the sky. Some are even saying … No internet - No go!

According to industry reports, 80 to 90 percent of charter customers demand in-flight internet, and the number is consistently increasing. For larger aircraft, traveling international, global connectivity is a must. Many travelers today just do not want to be...


End of life for Inmarsat Aero-M & Inmarsat Aero I

Date Published: 2016-04-12

Date Modified:  2019-04-22

End of life for Inmarsat Aero-M & Inmarsat Aero I & the upgrade path.

Aero M: As of September 30, 2014, new applications for the INMARSAT Aero Mini M service are no longer accepted and the service will no longer be provided as of December 31, 2016.

Aero I: Aero-I service is supported at least until the end of 2018.

The upgrade path for Aero I and Aero M is with an Inmarsat SwiftBroadband Intermediate Gain system.

The good news is that most aircraft (with an Aero I or M system) have an antenna a...


Satcom Video feed for UAV’s and Special Mission flying BLOS or BVLOS

Date Published: 2018-11-09

Date Modified:  2018-11-09

AirSatOne, a satellite communications provider, and AnsuR, a technical innovations company, announced today that AirSatOne has become a reseller and technical support provider for AnsuR’s RAIDO software.

The RAIDO software is designed for high precision photo/video capture and communication, as well as real-time video streaming from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Special Mission, manned aircraft. The RADIO software suite is scalable to include fully remote control of the camera on board ...


AirSatOne announces enhanced version of Flightstream™ SA - service now includes HTTPS filtering.

Date Published: 2018-10-10

Date Modified:  2018-10-10

With the latest enhanced version of Flightstream™ SA, AirSatOne is the first aviation Satcom provider to offer HTTPS web filtering. With the new version of Flightstream SA, customers benefit from more flexibility and more security while surfing the web. Flightstream SA offers a full set of internet security and management features, and changes can be made through our customer portal at any time to a single aircraft, the entire fleet, or a group of aircraft in the fleet - anywhere in the world...


AirSatOne releases 2017 SwiftBroadband Airtime Price Guides with lower rates.

Date Published: 2017-03-29

Date Modified:  2017-03-29

 Aviation Satcom provider, AirSatOne, announces lower rates for its SwiftBroadband connectivity.  Taking care of customers is a top priority at AirSatOne, and one reason why the company maintains a 99% customer retention rate. So when Inmarsat, the leader in global satellite communications, lowered its prices, AirSatOne was quick to pass the savings on to its customers.

Customers using AirSatOne as their service provider have access to its custom global network for the same price as the gene...


AirSatOne and Overlook partner for FANS 1/A testing.

Date Published: 2015-11-17

Date Modified:  2015-11-17

Today at the NBAA convention in Las Vegas, NV AirSatOne announced their exclusive partnership with Overlook Consulting to provide Datalink and FANS 1/A testing to Airframe OEM’s, MRO’s and aircraft operators. The testing service includes live messaging over the satellite and VHF network through the actual ATN backbone to our CNS/ATM work station. 

“Jo Kremsreiter – President of AirSatOne said “We are able to offer different levels of testing including services for initial STC projects,  tro...


Wi-Fi Calling On Board Satcom Connected Business Jets.

Date Published: 2015-11-04

Date Modified:  2015-11-05

 Passengers and flight crew using AT&T as their carrier can now use their smart phones in flight to send and receive phone calls and text messages just like they do on the ground – using the same dial pad and phone book. The aircraft needs to be equipped with Satcom and have a Wi-Fi signal on the aircraft. AT&T is now offering Wi-Fi calling and its “baked” into the mobile phone. T-Mobile and Sprint has been doing this for some time now. Verizon is supposed to follow suit. There is no need to ...


Global Express Satcom Service – Satellite News

Date Published: 2015-08-18

Date Modified:  2015-08-18

Inmarsat’s I-5 F3 satellite (which will cover the Pacific Ocean Region) is scheduled for launch at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, 8/28. The F3 satellite will complete the Global Express constellation which will be the world’s first globally available, high-speed mobile broadband service. Global Xpress will deliver broadband speeds around 100 times faster than SwiftBroadband (for the aviation market).

The F2 satellite, which covers the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean, will e...


AirSatOne Certifies RingCentral for Worldwide Communication

Date Published: 2015-07-22

Date Modified:  2015-07-22

RingCentral and FlightStream SA enable uninterrupted, low-cost communications.

Today AirSatOne certified RingCentral’s communication application for use in business jets equipped with a Satcom system and using AirSatOne’s free FlightStreamSA enhanced service. Jo Kremsreiter, President of AirSatOne endorses RingCentral because their “world-wide coverage ensures aircraft passengers will have connection anywhere they go, on the aircraft or off” as it “works when in a hotel, coffee shop, at the ...


AirSatOne Earns Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) Certification

Date Published: 2015-04-18

Date Modified:  2015-04-21

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. has awarded AirSatOne, LLC Veteran-Owned Small Business status. As part of the broader process for becoming a verified Veteran-owned small business (VOSB), AirSatOne has also been added to the Veteran business database and is eligible to participate in Veterans First Contracting Program opportunities.

The extensive due diligence process conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Verification and Evaluation ensures the Vete...


AirSatOne announced lower rates for SwiftBroadband.

Date Published: 2014-04-24

Date Modified:  2015-04-21

AirSatOne announced lower rates for SwiftBroadband, activations & data management at no charge.

AirSatOne released their new price guides for SwiftBroadband that offers lower price points with no long-term commitments. Standard activation and expedited activations are free of charge and includes up to 10 MB of data for testing. Heavy data consumers also have plans available with rates further reduced.  Price guides are online and can be viewed or downloaded on AirSatOne’s web site. Fleet prici...


AirSatOne LLC Raises The Bar with FlightStream SA for SatCom.

Date Published: 2014-02-19

Date Modified:  2014-02-20

 

2/19/2014

AirSatOne

 

AirSatOne today introduced Flightstream SA, a free service that allows the aircraft operator to speed up their SatCom internet and save on data usage. FlightStream SA offers a full set of web filtering, compression and management features that can be turned on or off and changed at any time without having to gain access to the aircraft. Changes can be made to single aircraft or wholesale to an entire fleet or groups of aircraft in the fleet. Flightstream SA is grou...


AirSatOne launches upgraded Flightstream AOC

Date Published: 2013-02-20

Date Modified:  2013-02-20

Aviation SatCom service provider AirSatOne added features to its popular Flightstream AOC AvSat router to include a totally wireless interface to existing Wi-Fi systems. The new feature allows the Flightstream AOC to be installed and functional in less than an hour. Since the device is classified as a PED operational approval is covered under the original Wi-Fi STC.

“Laptops, iPads, tablet computers & smartphones are designed to work using a ground-based connection to the internet. The way t...


AirSatOne Optimizes SatCom with Flightstream AOC

Date Published: 2012-07-18

Date Modified:  2012-07-18

AirSatOne introduces the Flightstream AOC aviation SatCom Optimizer & Hotspot billing solution to the aviation market.

The portable Flightstream AOC is a product designed to enhance aircraft SatCom internet systems by giving the user an overall faster experience while at the same time reducing data usage by up to 80%. The Flightstream AOC also allows charter and fractional providers an option to bill individual users for airtime creating and additional revenue stream.  

The Flightstream is ...


AirSatOne announces the opening of their new office

Date Published: 2012-03-14

Date Modified:  2012-03-14

AirSatOne, an aircraft satellite communications airtime provider, announced the opening of their new office at the Spirit of Saint Louis Airport (SUS) in Chesterfield Missouri.

“Our new office located at the SUS airport is at a prime location for AirSatOne to provide on-site satellite communications support to business aviation customers. Access to hanger facilities, ramp space and ground power equipment enables ASO to provide unrivaled service to our customers who need assistance getting th...