Happy June, everyone! It was a slower news week this week, but there’s still some interesting stuff to check out. Don’t forget to follow our Facebook page and Twitter profile to keep up with all the latest happenings at CapJet!
“Ford von Weise, global head of aircraft financing for Citi Private Bank, termed the overall atmosphere last week at EBACE as “benign” during a conference call earlier this week hosted by Citi Research addressing the current state of the business jet market.” (AIN Online)
“Foreign business aircraft arriving at Mexican airports have noted an increase in ramp checks by authorities. According to flight-planning firm OpsGroup, operators, particularly of N-registered aircraft, have reported being subjected to inspections at Monterrey, Loreto, Tampico, and Veracruz, while southern entry ports such as Tapachula and Cozumel are likely to be affected as well.” (AIN Online)
“SmartSky Networks has begun the final site completion phase of its air-to-ground (ATG) 4G LTE data network for business and commercial aviation, adding that its network is 5G-ready once that technology becomes available.” (AIN Online)
“Aviation connectivity products and services provider Gogo today announced plans to build a 5G air-to-ground network in the contiguous U.S. and Canada that would be available for business and commercial aviation customers in 2021.” (AIN Online)
“Inmarsat unveiled plans for its next generation of satellites in partnership with Airbus to pave the way for the future of business aircraft in-flight connectivity and reinforce its Jet ConneX service for the long-term.” (AIN Online)