The next generation mobile connectivity set to transform aviation

December 9, 2019

The world is flying more. In the next 20 years, the global fleet is expected to double to 48,000 aircraft, while annual passenger numbers are set to hit 7.2 billion. At the same time, passenger habits are changing quicker than anticipated. Not only are most of us glued to our smartphones and consuming an ever-greater volume of rich digital content, many of us are carrying around more than just one device. Add to this an explosion of Internet of Thing devices, from smartwatches to connected baggage aboard the aircraft, and demand for ‘always-on’ connectivity is becoming the norm

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Marana Aerospace Solutions, Inc.

Marana Aerospace Solutions is the largest commercial aircraft storage, maintenance, paint and teardown facility in the world with 20 million square feet of ramp and storage area that accommodates up to 400 aircraft. For three decades, this facility has been a FAA approved FAR Part 145 repair station with a FAA Class IV Airframe Rating (#ERKR675D).

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