Doha-based Qatar Airways has begun installing Inmarsat’s GX Aviation connectivity on its Boeing 777 fleet after receiving European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for the equipment. For Qatar fleet to be connected, EASA had to first grant supplemental type certification (STC) for GX Aviation on the 777. The STC is usually sought by the maintenance organization performing the work, but this time Inmarsat sought and managed the process. “This is the first time we have ...

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