ORLANDO, Fla., April 8 / PRNewswire / -- AEA International Convention & Trade Show -- Aircell, the world's leading provider of airborne communications, today announced the launch of a new educational series entitled, "Getting Your Business Aircraft Online: The Seminar." Stopping in multiple cities across the United States throughout 2010, the tour will give business aircraft operators a complete understanding of the latest generation of inflight connectivity.
"There has been a wholesale shift in inflight Internet capabilities for business aviation in the past year -- it's an entirely new landscape," said Aircell Senior Vice President and General Manager John Wade. "As part of the natural learning curve with these new capabilities, a great deal of confusion has arisen as various providers attempt to hype the virtues of a single network or an equipment package. What's been missing is the chance for operators to get a balanced, straightforward overview of all three high-speed data networks for aviation -- Inmarsat SwiftBroadband, Ku-band Satellite and Aircell High Speed Internet. This is exactly what Aircell's 2010 Inflight Internet Seminar Series will provide.
"Even with all the advances, there is still not a single airborne network that represents everything to everyone," Wade continued. "In sharp contrast to mobile networks on the ground which are often quite similar, airborne network capabilities can vary drastically. This makes it critical for operators to have a clear understanding of what's available."
Aircell developed seminar content from intelligence gathered from thousands of customer interactions since 2006. Attendees will get answers to the most commonly-asked questions, including:
Wade continued, "People will walk away with a solid base of knowledge -- capable of sorting out their own flight department's needs and ready to have an intelligent conversation with their installation facility. They'll be smart shoppers. Because inflight Internet systems typically involve a variety of company personnel, seminar content was specifically created for a wide range of perspectives. It's as appropriate for executives as it is for flight department managers, maintenance directors and aircraft managers," he concluded.
The current seminar schedule is listed below, with more dates and venues expected to be added throughout 2010.
Date & Time
May 25 th
Bali Hai Golf Club
Las Vegas, NV
June 9 th
Meridian Jet Center Teterboro Airport (KTEB)
July 13 th
Frontiers of Flight Museum Dallas Love Field (KDAL)
In Conjunction with the Love Field Pilots Association
July 13 th
Clay Lacy Aviation
Van Nuys Airport (KVNY)
Van Nuys, CA
Aug 10 th
Dulles Airport (KIAD)
Aug 18 th
Waukegan Airport (KUGN)
During the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Regional Forum
Advanced registration is required and there is no charge to attend. Attendees can get event schedules and register online at www.aircell.com/seminar . More information is available by contacting Aircell's Libby Smith at +1.303.301.3206 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Aircell is the world's leading provider of airborne communications and a single-source, turnkey provider of equipment, service, and technical support. With a global sales and support presence, its products are offered by virtually every fixed- and rotor-wing airframe manufacturer in business aviation, and are installed aboard the world's four largest fractional ownership fleets. As winner of an exclusive FCC frequency license in 2006, Aircell has built a revolutionary new mobile broadband network for commercial and business aviation. In 2008, the Aircell® Network and its inflight portal, known as Gogo® revolutionized the commercial airline passenger flight experience by delivering a robust Internet experience at 35,000 feet. The Aircell Network provides airlines with connectivity to operations and a path to enhanced cabin services such as video, audio, television and more. A similar feature set is available to Business Aircraft operators. Aircell has facilities in Broomfield, Colorado, and Itasca, Illinois. Aircell's vision is to give everyone the ability to stay In Touch, In Flight®. For more information about Aircell, please visit www.aircell.com .
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