FAA and EASA approve Viasat’s Challenger 300 Ka-band in-flight connectivity system

posted on 15th April 2021 by Eddie Saunders
FAA and EASA approve Viasat’s Challenger 300 Ka-band in-flight connectivity system

This solution is also offered for new Challenger 350 business jets, further strengthening the aircraft’s winning combination of performance and cabin experience.

“Bombardier is excited to offer customers the Viasat Ka-Band system, which provides enriched in-flight connectivity for passengers and crew in all phases of flight,” said Elza Brunelle-Yeung, senior director of products, pricing and digital for Bombardier’s service and support, and corporate strategy organization.

“This enhanced connectivity further elevates the unmatched cabin experience and smooth ride aboard our Challenger 300-series aircraft.”

Claudio D’Amico, Viasat’s business area director, Business Aviation added: “Achieving STC approval for the Challenger 300 and Challenger 350 aircraft enables Challenger operators to take advantage of Viasat’s ‘no speed limit’ Ka-band IFC service, our fastest, most, robust business aviation IFC offering in the super mid-size business jet market.

“Our service supports business-critical productivity capabilities, including video conferencing and VPN access, as well as simultaneous use of entertainment apps, including video and audio streaming.”