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ViaSat Ka & Ku Band High Speed Satcom Internet for Business and VIP Aviation

ViaSat in-flight connectivity for business aviation offers the highest speed, highest performing service giving those on board a true office in the sky experience. Whether it's faster speeds or more data, AirSatOne has service plans to meet the needs of owners, crew and guests so they can use the internet the way they want. The service supports the most bandwidth intensive applications - connect with videoconference, stream IPTV, video and music, use VPNs, do email, make VoIP calls, browse the web, use Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) applications, get real-time weather updates, and more. ViaSat's service has been available since 2006 and has near global coverage providing aircraft connectivity on the ground, over oceans and around the world.

The ViaSat service supports Wi-Fi calling so passengers can use their own smart phones to make and receive calls and text messaging in-flight using their own cell number. For more information on Wi-Fi calling: AirSatOne Certifies Wi-Fi Calling for Business Jets.

Why Choose ViaSat Satcom?

ViaSat already has the world's highest capacity satellites and is the only in-flight connectivity provider building an ultra-high capacity Ka-band satellite network worldwide. Leveraging their own Ka-band satellites, vertically integrated equipment and infrastructure, ViaSat can deliver the fastest connectivity to business aircraft at competitive pricing. The Ultra Service Plans deliver speeds up to 16 Megabits per second - the fastest speeds available today - and the VIP service delivers speeds up to 18 Megabits per second.

Only ViaSat's satellite network and terminal offer:

  • Highest peak data rates: up to 16 Mbps on ViaSat-1 and ViaSat-2 for business aircraft, up to 18 Mbps on VIP aircraft
  • Highest committed information rates on comparable plans
  • Future proof terminal that works on the ViaSat-3 global constellation
  • Lower component count, lower weight and uses less space
  • No impact to Gulfstream baggage compartment
  • Already supporting thousands of flights daily

Get the more powerful performing in-flight connectivity service from ViaSat that delivers more speed, more performance, and more reliability-globally. ViaSat's system is built for tomorrow's internet, empowering users to do more on board.

*Check out the latest success stories for ViaSat in the aviation market:*

American Airlines Dumps Gogo, chooses ViaSat.

Air Force One gets ViaSat.

Gulfstream chooses ViaSat for their G450, G500, G550, G600 & G650

Dassault chooses ViaSat for their Falcon 7X and Falcon 8X

Bombardier chooses ViaSat for their Global 5000 and Global 6000

ViaSat High Speed Internet and Safety Services.

Safety Services: Aircraft operators that want to take advantage of superior ViaSat internet speeds can also have Safety Services and/or Datalink capabilities by installing a low cost Iridium system. Aircraft equipped with both a ViaSat system and a Safety Services capable Iridium system will be able to provide high speed internet to its passengers and Datalink for the flight deck. Datalink consists of FANS 1/A (CPDLC & ADS-C), AFIS/ACARS and Safety Voice to the flight deck.

With our FANS 1/A testing services and flight crew training we can assist with getting your aircraft and crew capable of flying FANS routes.

SUPPORTED AIRCRAFT

Airbus A320

Boeing BBJ, 737

Bombardier Challenger 600 series, Global Express, Global XRS, Global 5000, Global 6000

Cessna Citation X

Dassault Falcon 900, Falcon 5X, Falcon 7X, Falcon 8X

Embraer Legacy 450, Legacy 500

Gulfstream GIV, GV, G450, G500, G550, G600, G650

ViaSat Ku band system is used in Gulfstream's Broadband Multilink (BBML). BBML is available for the Gulfstream G650ER, the Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream G450 and other large-cabin aircraft.

Price Guide

Contact us to request our ViaSat airtime price guide. Note: AirSatOne provides airtime for ViaSat systems and we can help you locate an installation facility. We do not sell or install hardware on your aircraft.

Support

AirSatOne's provides 24-7 support for ViaSat both via phone or at your aircraft. We provide on-site commissioning support for new installations or for customers switching to AirSatOne as their service provider. Contact us

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The ViaSat Network

ViaSat Ku-band

ViaSat In-Flight Internet Services for Business Aviation - Gulfstream, Bombardier Challenger and Global Express, Dassault Falcon, and Embraer Legacy.

ViaSat Ka-band

ViaSat high-capacity satellite service with up to 16 Mbps to the aircraft provides internet, email, VPN, video conferencing plus passengers can stream music, HD IPTV and videos. Supported aircraft: Gulfstream, Boeing Business Jets (BBJ), Challenger, Global Express, Falcon and Legacy. ViaSat Global Aero Terminal 5510.

VIP AVIATION

In flight internet designed for transport category aircraft. Perfect for VIP aircraft including Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) and Airbus Business Jets. Connectivity through ViaSat Yonder Ku band and Viasat Exede Ka band. Satcom hardware including GLOBAL AERO TERMINAL 5530 for Ka-band and Ku-band and GLOBAL AERO TERMINAL 5520 for Ka-band.

Ka-Band Shipset

Global Aero Terminal 5510 Ka-band Broadband Satcom for large cabin aircraft.

Dual-band Shipset

Global Aero Terminal 5530 Dual-band (Ka- and Ku-band) Broadband Airborne Satcom.