Korean Air Chooses ARINC as Primary Satellite Communication Services Provider
Renews Contracts for GLOBALinkSM and AviNet® Communication Services
ARINC has announced that Korean Air has renewed its contracts for ARINC AviNet® wide-area network services as well as GLOBALinkSM data and voice communications services.
With the renewal, ARINC will continue to provide services such as AviNet Airport, Type A and Type B messaging as well as a full range of data link and voice flight communications services, including GLOBALink/VHF, GLOBALink/HF, satellite communications and voice communications. As Korean Air’s primary SATCOM service provider, ARINC will be able to manage communication performance more effectively as well as resolve operational issues faster.
“ARINC has delivered services and support for Korean Air for 26 years and continues to demonstrate consistent commitment to reliability and innovative excellence,” says Mr. S.M. Lee, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Information Technology, Korean Air. “As our needs continue to grow, we believe ARINC will continue to meet our requirements as it understands our business.”
“Every day, ARINC helps more than 14,000 commercial aircraft for over 300 airlines execute over 100,000 take offs and landings with mission-critical network and communication capabilities,” said Mr. K.B. Cho, Director, ARINC Korea. “ARINC remains committed to meeting the evolving needs of airlines like Korean Air with our portfolio of capabilities and applications. We evolve as our customers evolve, and airlines can certainly depend on us to maximize performance, safety and operational excellence.”
ARINC’s GLOBALink products and services provide Voice & Data Communications, In-Flight Applications, and Radio Installation & Maintenance solutions designed to optimize every aspect of modern operations. GLOBALink’s voice and data infrastructure is the most reliable in the world. Its seamless network enables air crews to communicate and exchange information with ground crews and airline host systems anywhere without interruption.
Korean Air has worked with ARINC since 1987 and ranks as one of ARINC’s largest communications customers in Asia. The Seoul-based carrier operates to 124 cities in 43 countries.
ARINC Incorporated, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, provides communications, engineering and integration solutions for commercial and government customers worldwide. Headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland with regional headquarters in London and Singapore, ARINC is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 Rev C certified. For more information, visit the website at www.arinc.com.
ARINC Incorporated, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, provides communications, engineering and integration solutions for commercial and government customers worldwide. Headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland with regional headquarters in London and Singapore, ARINC is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 Rev C certified. For more information, visit the website at www.arinc.com