Satcom Direct (SD) ratifies exclusive connectivity agreement with Avcon Jet
Farnborough, UK / 1 June 2020 - Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, has signed a deal making it the sole connectivity supplier for Avcon Jet, the Austria-headquartered aircraft management and charter operator. SD is now exclusively supplying all connectivity tools for the company, including voice and data services, flight deck communications and cybersecurity solutions.
Avcon Jet manages a growing mixed fleet, consisting of more than 70 aircraft, from offices based at twelve major international business aviation hubs. The versatile and comprehensive solutions provided by SD software, hardware, and infrastructure services delivered through the SD Xperience portfolio, support Avcon Jet’s diverse needs and influenced the selection process. SD will also support an integrated, customized hardware upgrade roadmap to ensure that each aircraft is equipped with the appropriate connectivity tools, making for more efficient planning and budgeting. Integration of third-party trip planning, and other operational software, into the open architecture of the SD Pro® platform, adds further value to Avcon Jet operations.
Real-time assistance and troubleshooting is provided by the global SD support team, 24/7/365 in a variety of languages. The resiliency of the SD product offerings, combined with the rapid response times and truly global footprint of technical experts, positioned SD as the exclusive provider.
“As one of Europe’s major business aviation companies offering a wide range of services it is imperative that our provider can supply all our aircraft with the right connectivity services, seamlessly and securely. As technology moves so rapidly, we also needed to know we have immediate access to the necessary support and assistance for those services. The additional focus on cybersecurity and ability to customize services made SD the obvious choice for our needs,” said Maximillian Maruna, Chief Operating Officer for Avcon Jet.
“Providing customized solutions that adapt to a growing and changing fleet delivers tangible value to operators. As the exclusive connectivity services supplier to Avcon Jet we can better serve their needs, whether it be providing hardware and software connectivity packages, upgrading cabin systems, enhancing cybersecurity, or simply providing assistance through our customer support team. The ability to synchronize the flight operations of each aircraft will reduce workload and make life easier for Avcon Jet, its customers and crews,” added Michael Skou Christensen, SD VP International.
About Satcom Direct:
Satcom Direct (SD) and its group of companies provides global connectivity solutions for business and general aviation, military, government, and head-of-state aircraft. The company also provides land mobile services to areas with connectivity limitations. Since 1997, SD has worked to advance the technology of global connectivity, being first to market with many new capabilities in communications. SD’s industry-leading connectivity solutions are complemented by its divisional capabilities, including SD Avionics cabin router systems and SD flight operations software. The company’s next generation of services help to synchronize the aircraft with the flight department, connecting the entire flight operation. SD’s technologies provide the most powerful integrated data platform in the industry.
A premier Inmarsat Distribution Partner, Iridium service partner, and Viasat preferred reseller, SD is also the Master Distributor of FlexExec. SD World Headquarters and primary operations center is located in Melbourne, Florida, with additional office locations in the United States, Canada, UK, UAE, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Australia, Russia, and Brazil. For more information regarding SD, visit www.satcomdirect.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call U.S. +1.321.777.3000 or UK +44.1252.554.460.