New airlines launched in 2021 are investing in new aircraft cabin technology

Airlines Born in the Post-COVID World are Embracing Digitalisation

In spite of challenging market conditions, a considerable number of new airlines have launched during 2021. Many are embracing aircraft digitalisation to get passengers flying again. Valour Consultancy examines some of the recently announced airline technology partnerships. The COVID-19 pandemic still looms large over the commercial aviation sector, with many airlines now looking to 2022…

Inmarsat Orchestra

Inmarsat’s Orchestra is a shiny toy but the real value is in the message it sends

Two weeks ago, Inmarsat unveiled its plans for Orchestra, a new communications network. According to the company’s press release, it will seamlessly integrate GEO, LEO and terrestrial 5G for mobility applications. My colleagues, Joshua Flood and Craig Foster, recently published their own thoughts on the implications of Inmarsat Orchestra for the maritime and business aviation…

Apax Vobiscum

Inmarsat started off in 1979 as the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT), a non-profit intergovernmental organisation created to establish and operate a satellite communications network for maritime use. They were funded by a group of 28 mainly maritime nations. In 1999, this rose to 86 countries and at the same time the Global Maritime Distress…

Lithium Energizer Battery

Salts and Battery

Recent interest in reviving mining in Cornwall, the United Kingdom, to obtain Lithium has been reported in The Memo. A problem facing Cornwall, should the consortium discover sufficient concentrations of lithium, is that it will require large amounts of energy to extract. In Cornwall, geothermal springs are proposed to generate the energy needed. Another problem…