Revolutionary LuxStream connectivity service will be available across the Vista Global worldwide fleet of 116 aircraft
Vista Global, the group simplifying private aviation, announces a revolutionary technology partnership with Collins Aerospace Systems that will provide private aviation customers with the fastest broadband speeds available. This is a further demonstration of Vista Global bringing the latest and most innovative technology to market and driving radical technological change across the private aviation industry.
The ground-breaking agreement will see LuxStream connectivity services fitted across Vista Global’s fleet of 116 owned aircraft, including both the VistaJet and XO brands, offering customers with unrivaled digital connectivity. LuxStream will be integrated first across the 36 Global business jets operating under the VistaJet brand.
“LuxStream marks Vista Global’s latest move to disrupt and drive forward the aviation industry. The service will completely revolutionize what it means to stay connected with the outside world during a flight, providing our customers with a level of broadband speed that matches the connectivity they expect on land. LuxStream’s unrivalled speed puts the power of connection in our Members’ hands, ensuring a seamless and smooth continuation of their business and family life whilst in the air, staying one step ahead of today’s world.”Thomas Flohr
Founder and Chairman, Vista Global
The LuxStream system will offer future and existing VistaJet and XO Members unparalleled digital connectivity services whilst in-flight and allow them and their guests:
Vista Global has had a long and trusted relationship with Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technology Corporation, a leader in airborne connectivity solutions, and Vista Global Members will benefit from the full experience that Collins brings with their renowned service and support network. The LuxStream network is operated by SES, the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) with a proven-track record of investment in pioneering satellites and related technology.
This is the latest milestone in a busy 12 months for Vista Global, in which the Group has achieved a number of industry defining milestones including the launch of XO, the global private aviation marketplace; following the major acquisitions of JetSmarter, an industry disrupting technology platform, and XOJET, the leading On Demand business aviation company in the US.
Vista Global Holding is the world’s first private aviation ecosystem. A global group headquartered at the DIFC in Dubai, Vista Global integrates a unique portfolio of companies offering asset-light services to cover all key aspects of business aviation: guaranteed and On Demand global flight coverage; aircraft leasing and finance; and cutting-edge aviation technology. The group’s mission is to lead the change to provide customers with the most advanced flying services and the very best value, anytime, anywhere around the world. Vista Global’s knowledge and understanding of all facets of the industry deliver the best end-to-end offering and technology to any business aviation customer, through its VistaJet and XO branded services.
Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs.
SES is the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). It provides a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks. SES Video reaches over 355 million TV homes, through Direct-to-Home (DTH) platforms and cable, terrestrial, and IPTV networks globally. SES Video delivers a full suite of innovative end-to-end value-added services for both linear and digital distribution, and includes the ASTRA satellite system, which has the largest DTH television reach in Europe. SES Networks provides global managed data services, connecting people in a variety of sectors including telecommunications, maritime, aeronautical, and energy, as well as governments and institutions across the world. The SES Networks portfolio includes GovSat, a 50/50 public-private partnership between SES and the Luxembourg government, and O3b, the only non-geostationary system delivering fibre-like broadband services today.