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Virgin Atlantic's trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi tested, but is it up to speed?

Virgin Atlantic's trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi tested, but is it up to speed?

By 23 December 2014

A couple of months ago, Virgin Atlantic launched its first trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi service on its brand spanking new 787 Dreamliner aircraft, the first in the fleet which travels the London Heathrow to Boston route. It was kicked off with a bang too, hosting... >>

International flights could offer up to 100Mbps wireless broadband by 2015

International flights could offer up to 100Mbps wireless broadband by 2015

By 8 April 2014

Mobile broadband company for the aircraft industry, Gogo, will launch a wireless broadband service capable of speeds over 70Mbps with Japan Airlines next year, with eyes on expanding that to up to 100Mbps and across other airlines soon after. It is utilising... >>

First unmanned flight takes place in UK airspace, 500-mile trip controlled remotely

First unmanned flight takes place in UK airspace, 500-mile trip controlled remotely

By 11 May 2013

BAE Systems has successfully completed a 500-mile flight with a completely unmanned aircraft in UK airspace, the first of its kind. Controlled remotely from the ground, the Jetstream research aircraft was flown as part of the £62 million industry-led... >>


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