Vista Global Holdings, including the VistaJet and XO brands, is working with Collins Aerospace to bring unlimited data to its customers. Using Collins’ LuxStream, which runs exclusively on SES’ high throughput satellite (HTS) network, Vista customers can now enjoy fast and unlimited internet access for the duration of their flights.
Since 2019, Vista has installed LuxStream on more than 75 aircraft in its fleet. Now, LuxStream will be installed on more than 100 aircraft. The HTS hardware and solution, exclusive to Collins, allows customers to conduct video conference calls, stream videos and send emails while in flight.
“Our relationships with Vista and SES deliver exceptional inflight connectivity experiences to customers,” shares Jen Schopfer, president of Connected Aviation Solutions at Collins Aerospace. “A flat hourly rate for global wi-fi is a market first, but just the latest in a series of customer-centric innovations that has come from our years of collaboration.”
Nick van der Meer, chief operating officer of Vista, adds: “At Vista, we are always looking to enhance the customer experience. Whether flying for business or leisure, we know high speed connectivity, without data limits, is a key value proposition for our customers. Owing to the speeds, many of our customers prefer LuxStream for their inflight connectivity, and we can now give them unlimited data simply by connecting to the aircraft’s wi-fi.”
“LuxStream is the result of a tremendous collaboration between SES and Collins Aerospace,” continues Steve Collar, CEO of SES. “Our network of high throughput satellites enables Vista’s passengers to experience the same kind of high speed connectivity services they enjoy on land.”