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The official podcast of the annual Global Connected Aircraft Summit, featuring interviews with influencers across the connected aircraft ecosystem on topics such as airline business models and cockpit improvements, cybersecurity, to new IFEC technologies and more.

Global Connected Aircraft Podcast Global Connected Aircraft Summit (presents)

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The official podcast of the annual Global Connected Aircraft Summit, featuring interviews with influencers across the connected aircraft ecosystem on topics such as airline business models and cockpit improvements, cybersecurity, to new IFEC technologies and more.

    Duncan Aviation Talks Modifying and Servicing Connected Business Jets

    Duncan Aviation Talks Modifying and Servicing Connected Business Jets

    On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, Nate Klenke of Duncan Aviation joins the podcast to discuss their recent free in-flight entertainment and connectivity trial initiative for business jet operators.
    Klenke also provides some perspective on what it’s like to install and modify business jets during a global pandemic, and gives an inside the maintenance hangar view on connectivity usage and upgrade trends as well as some guidance on selecting a connectivity service plan.
    Have suggestions or topics we should focus on in the next episode? Email the host, Woodrow Bellamy at wbellamy@accessintel.com, or drop him a line on Twitter @WbellamyIIIAC.
     

    • 30 min
    WINGX Talks Global COVID-19 Business Aviation Flight Activity in July

    WINGX Talks Global COVID-19 Business Aviation Flight Activity in July

    On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, Richard Koe, managing director, WINGX Advance GmbH provides insights into what the up and down global flight activity in July across business and commercial aviation means for the industry’s COVID-19 recovery. 
     
    According to WINGX`s weekly global market tracker, global business aviation traffic saw an overall 20 percent decline compared to 2019, an improvement on the 30 percent deficit in June year-over-year, but a step backwards from mid-July when activity was approaching 85 percent of last year´s volumes. 
     
    Have suggestions or topics we should focus on in the next episode? Email the host, Woodrow Bellamy at wbellamy@accessintel.com, or drop him a line on Twitter @WbellamyIIIAC.

    • 22 min
    XOJET Aviation Vice President Talks Flying Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

    XOJET Aviation Vice President Talks Flying Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

    On this episode, we’re joined by Tyler Stubblefield, vice president of flight operations for XOJET.
     
    Stubblefield provides some perspective on how business aviation operators such as XOJET have seen new interest in private air travel amid the drastic changes to the way commercial airlines operate due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. XOJET has also adjusted cleaning processes and logistics for arriving at a fixed based operator (FBO) airport and chartering a flight.
     
    According to Stubblefield, membership-based private aviation operator also recently switched its headquarters from California to Florida and has not grounded any aircraft or removed any pilots from service in an effort to remain ready for what they feel will be a nearer term recovery in business jet travel demand.
     
    Have suggestions or topics we should focus on in the next episode? Email the host, Woodrow Bellamy at wbellamy@accessintel.com, or drop him a line on Twitter @WbellamyIIIAC.
     
     

    • 18 min
    FlightAware CEO Talks COVID-19 Air Traffic Trends

    FlightAware CEO Talks COVID-19 Air Traffic Trends

    On this episode, we're joined by Daniel Baker, CEO of FlightAware. 
    FlightAware operates the world's largest flight tracking and data platform. Baker provides insights on how air traffic is slowly starting to go back up since the lowest levels that occurred in April and May due to COVID-19 pandemic related air travel restrictions. 
     
    Baker also explains how FlightAware is introducing new artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms into its global flight data platform.
     
    Have suggestions or topics we should focus on in the next episode? Email the host, Woodrow Bellamy at wbellamy@accessintel.com, or drop him a line on Twitter @WbellamyIIIAC.
     

    • 29 min
    Jet It CEO Talks Flying Private in Connected HondaJet Elite

    Jet It CEO Talks Flying Private in Connected HondaJet Elite

    Jet It is a business aviation operator launched in 2018 that operates a fleet of HondaJet Elite aircraft and has introduced a unique business model to the private travel market.
     
    The company uses days rather than hours to sell shares of aircraft to customers, and this allows owners to only pay for the direct operating costs of the aircraft. That equates to $1,600 an hour.
     
    Jet It currently operates a fleet of five HondaJet Elites, with plans to add more throughout the rest of the year.
    On this episode of the Global Connected Aircraft Podcast, we’re joined by Glenn Gonzales, CEO and co-founder of Jet It.
     
    Have suggestions or topics we should focus on in the next episode? Email the host, Woodrow Bellamy at wbellamy@accessintel.com, or drop him a line on Twitter @WbellamyIIIAC.
     
    Check out the 2020 Global Connected Aircraft Cabin Chats series on demand by clicking here.

    • 22 min
    Saudia Airlines COVID-19 and Connectivity Fireside Chat

    Saudia Airlines COVID-19 and Connectivity Fireside Chat

    During the 2020 Global Connected Aircraft Cabin Chats series, Azman Ahmad, GM Product Management, Saudia Airlines, joined program chair Mark Holmes for a discussion on how he sees the airline passenger experience changing amid the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
    Saudia’s in-flight entertainment offerings include more than 4,000 hours of content and the airline also features IFEC managed through its UON service. The Middle Eastern airline operates a fleet of 142 aircraft, including such models as the Airbus A320 and Boeing 787.
    Have suggestions or topics we should focus on in the next episode? Email the host, Woodrow Bellamy at wbellamy@accessintel.com, or drop him a line on Twitter @WbellamyIIIAC.
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    Check out the 2020 Global Connected Aircraft Cabin Chats series on demand by clicking here.
     

    • 33 min

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