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As avid readers will testify, we love a musically-themed blog here at Valour Consultancy. Over the years, we’ve managed to cram in a reference to The Power by SNAP!, twice paid homage to The Beatles (here and here), talked about how seatback IFE is Stayin’ Alive and basked in the glory of Bowie’s Sound and…

Participate in upcoming IFC research

Valour Consultancy is inviting satellite operators, service providers, integrators, airline end-users and other market stakeholders to participate in our upcoming in-flight connectivity research update. The Future of In-Flight Connectivity – 2022 Edition will be the fifth iteration of this flagship aviation report, building on extensive market data gathered since Valour’s inception back in 2012. As ever,…

How are airlines solving the cabin Bluetooth conundrum?

David Whelan, Senior Analyst at Valour Consultancy, specialises in IFEC and aircraft digitalisation. In this blog, he explores how airlines and their vendor partners are working to provide wireless audio experiences. This article was first published in Inflight magazine. You can access the latest edition here. Note subscription is required to access the full publication. Historically,…

Digital Cabin Apps in Action

In this blog, Valour Consultancy’s senior analyst David Whelan shares his thoughts on the rise of digital cabin applications. This article was first published in Onboard Hospitality magazine. You can access the full publication here. As the aviation industry emerges from the COVID downturn and global air passenger numbers begin to recover, many airlines are…

IFEC at AIX: 10 Things to Look Out For

After more than two years of largely locked-down life in Melbourne, Australia, Valour’s co-founder Daniel Welch looks ahead to the upcoming Aircraft Interiors Expo. Momentous both on a personal level – with a first international trip since 2019 – and an industry-wide level as IFEC and cabin technology specialists head back to their spiritual home…

Infographic – Cockpit & Cabin Applications

The cockpit and cabin applications market is a dynamic ecosystem of digital applications designed to increase the operational efficiency of flights, as well as improving the passenger experience. Airlines are becoming increasingly open to digitalisation and are now seeing the huge benefits applications can provide. Valour Consultancy has released a free infographic introducing some of the…

Don’t You Wonder Sometimes, About Sound and Vision?

Owners and operators of business jets certainly do. So much so that the desire to provide the greatest audio-visual (AV) experience is arguably one of the most important elements of cabin management system (CMS) design today. Standout picture quality, truly immersive sound, and the ability to support next-generation experiences like the metaverse and 8K streaming…

IFC: Are we picking up where we left off?

Valour Consultancy has published a new whitepaper assessing how COVID-19 has influenced the in-flight connectivity (IFC) sector. The competitive environment around IFC has proven to be just as vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19 as the broader commercial aviation sector. The industry has experienced a loss of valuable experience in the workforce, deferral of new…

New Cabin Technology Reports Planned for 2022

Valour Consultancy has published an updated portfolio outlining a series of new, syndicated reports in the pipeline for 2022 and beyond. This includes several updates to our existing body of commercial and business aviation research, as well as a series of new studies spanning the entire fuselage. The connected aircraft remains a primary research focus,…