Austria-headquartered Avcon Jet has named Satcom Direct as its preferred connectivity supplier. SD is now supplying 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 solutions provided by SD software, hardware and infrastructure services delivered through the SD Xperience portfolio, support Avcon Jet's 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 third-party trip planning and other operational software into the open architecture of the SD Pro platform, adds further value to Avcon Jet operations.
“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 customise services made SD the obvious choice for our needs,” says Maximillian Maruna, chief operating officer for Avcon Jet.
“Providing customised 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 its 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,” adds Michael Skou Christensen, SD VP international.