Avionica Supplies e-Enablement for Icelandair’s B737MAX Aircraft

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avionica Inc. has been contracted by Icelandair to provide products and
services to e-Enable Icelandair’s 16 new B737MAX aircraft. Beginning
this year and continuing through 2019 when final aircraft deliveries are
made, Icelandair will install Avionica’s e-Enabled avionics that include
satLINK MAX Iridium satellite communications system and aviONS Onboard
Network Server.

“Avionica’s integrated e-Enablement solution allows Icelandair to
deploy an advanced e-Enablement system at a fraction of the OEM catalog
price. By using avSYNC service, Icelandair will save more than US$4
million in hardware and communications services on the new 737MAX fleet,”

said Bragi Baldursson, Head of Design for Icelandair.

Avionica’s solution for Icelandair includes:

  • satLINK MAX Iridium satellite communications system
  • aviONS Onboard Network Server
  • avCM 4G cellular device
  • avSYNC QAR download

satLINK MAX is the industry’s only 4-channel, FANS-1/A and ATC Voice
Safety Service approved Iridium SATCOM system. The multitude of Iridium
channels enables Icelandair to maximize e-Enabled aircraft connectivity
without restricting critical Voice and FANS-1/A safety services.

aviONS provides an open-platform network solution supporting airline and
third party e-Enablement systems. aviONS enhances airborne connectivity
with global 4G Cellular using avCM and aviONS’s WiFi connectivity for
crew wireless applications including efficient in-flight reporting of
cabin discrepancies.

To manage connectivity, Avionica’s avSYNC global data transfer network
provides automated data transfer between aircraft and their operation
center. As Icelandair’s e-Enabled aircraft focus is efficiency, avSYNC’s
ability to automate data synchronization of onboard applications would
become a key component of its strategy.

“We are very proud to continue our partnership with Icelandair in
challenging the industry with better flight data and communications
solutions. Icelandair’s confidence in Avionica’s e-Enablement and global
communications solution as an alternative to costly catalog options is a
testament to the exceptional value Avionica continues to deliver for
said Avionica Vice President of Sales Anthony Rios.

Headquartered in Miami for 25 years, Avionica is the world’s leading
aircraft data collection and data transmission manufacturer, designing
and producing innovative, safety-qualified, state-of-the-art solutions
that are revolutionizing air transportation. For more information,
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