Astronics Corporation has announced that Collins Aerospace has  ordered approximately
    $11 million of equipment for its business jet connectivity.

    The order is a follow on to previous orders for inflight connectivity (IFC) hardware that the aerospace technology provider has been providing to Collins.

    In a statement, the company said that the equipment supports the growing interest in the business jet connectivity services offered by Collins Aerospace.

    Collins’ system provides  high-speed world-wide connectivity that enables a broad variety of remote conferencing services as well as streaming entertainment.

    “We are excited to extend and expand the relationship with Collins Aerospace to provide best-in-class connectivity equipment for their customers,” said Astronics’ CSC president, Michael Kuehn.

    “We believe this order validates the success of Collins Aerospace connectivity services and the performance of Astronics connectivity hardware.  Improved connectivity for the business jet market has become an imperative and we are committed to providing the best connectivity capability available for aircraft with our technologies.”