Redefining the E in IFE: 5 Predictions for 2022

After our somewhat musical roundup of IFE content developments over the past 12 months, it’s David Whelan’s turn to address recent and upcoming trends impacting in-flight entertainment systems. Or should that be in-flight engagement? A century ago, the “roaring twenties” were characterised as a period of economic prosperity and cultural revolution, famously captured in F.…

Whisper Words of Wisdom: I, F, E

In the first of this year’s Valour Consultancy IFEC market reviews – Craig Foster provides a somewhat musical roundup of IFE content developments over the past 12 months. Then, he looks forward to 2022 with some predictions which we hope will prove to be words of wisdom.  “Everybody had a hard year” sang John Lennon…

Wireless IFE emerges from shadows

David Whelan, Research Analyst at Valour Consultancy, sees wireless IFE entering a new era. This article was first published in Inflight magazine. You can subscribe to future editions of the publication here.  Wireless in-flight entertainment (W-IFE) solutions are evolving to meet the growing needs of airlines. Where before W-IFE may have been seen as an…

Onboard Connectivity Summit Preview

Our senior maritime analyst Joshua Flood discusses his upcoming session at November’s Onboard Connectivity Summit in Bremen.   About the event Accelerating Connectivity to Future Proof Operations New for 2021. Onboard Connectivity Summit 2021, co-located with Satellite Connectivity Summit 2021 and Space Tech Expo Europe 2021, brings together the maritime and aviation industries with OTT and SaaS service…

Airports, Airlines and Vendors Responding to Changing Market Demands

Our third blog, following the publication of our new report “The Seamless Passenger Journey is Smart Airports – 2021 Edition”, discusses how the latest projects, installations and vendor portfolio developments demonstrate the sector’s direction of travel. The Necessary Evolution in Vendor-Client Relationships to Survive and Thrive Our report examines and discusses the changing nature of…

Business Aviation: A Growth Market for In-flight Entertainment and Connectivity?

Valour Consultancy’s co-founder Craig Foster took part in the Connected Aviation Intelligence series hosted by Access Intelligence. The session, hosted by Woodrow Bellamy, discussed whether business aviation represents an IFEC growth market. This included a live Q&A with Craig. Watch the session recording on demand To watch the webinar, please click here. Please note, registration…