June 25, 2024

December take off for SmartSky experience flights 

Starting in December, teams from SmartSky Networks and Honeywell Aerospace will showcase the reliability and value of the SmartSky Air-to-Ground (ATG) network across the USA. Honeywell is SmartSky’s value-added-reseller for business aviation.   

Members of the SmartSky and Honeywell teams will be stopping at locations across the US, including airports in California, Washington and Texas. The demonstration flights will give qualified prospective customers plus maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) partners opportunities to experience SmartSky’s ATG connectivity hardware and service.   

“Customers need a relatable measure to compare the value of inflight connectivity systems. Peak speeds don’t describe what you can actually do when connected, experiencing the service on a typical flight is the ultimate test,” commented Adam Sheppard, Director of Aircraft Connectivity at Honeywell Aerospace.   

“When you know that everyone onboard will be able to make full use of their devices and get done what they need to, it makes selecting SmartSky as a connectivity provider the smarter choice,” he added.  

Following October’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (BACE) in Orlando, Florida, prospective customers were flown to their choice of destination and had opportunities to make use of ATG connectivity.   

“Our distribution partners and customers work together to select the systems that best meet their aircraft’s mission. Working collaboratively throughout the process ensures that the wifi solution and experience meet everyone’s expectations,” said Ryan Stone, SmartSky’s President.   

“That expectation includes one simple install and activation with a timely return to service. Of the next-gen broadband connectivity systems talked about in the market today, only SmartSky is available for installation and use now,” added Stone.