Satcom Direct ratifies fleet-wide connectivity agreement with Avcon Jet


Satcom Direct

Farnborough, UK2 June 2020 Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, has signed a deal making it the preferred connectivity supplier for AvconJet, the Austriaheadquartered aircraft management and charter operator. SD is now supplyingconnectivity toolsfor the company, including voice and data services, flight deck communicationsand cybersecurity solutions.

Avcon Jet manages agrowing 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, customised hardware upgrade roadmap to ensure that each aircraft is equipped with the appropriate connectivity tools, making for more efficient planning and budgeting. Integration of thirdparty trip planning, and other operational software, into the open architecture of the SD Pro platform, adds further value to Avcon Jet operations.

Realtime assistance and trouble shooting 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 preferred provider.

“As one of Europe’s major business aviation companies offering a wide range of services it is imperative that our preferred provider cansupply 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 customise services made SD the obvious choice for our needs,”said Maximillian Maruna, Chief Operating Officer forAvconJet.

Providing customised solutions that adapt to a growing and changing fleet delivers tangible value to operators. As thepreferred connectivity services supplier to Avcon Jetwe 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 synchronise 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.