Satcom Direct to Open International Office

The Satcom Direct International office will be located inside Hangar 2 at TAG Farnborough Airport (IATA: FAB, ICAO: EGLF).


Satellite Beach, Fla. (May 15, 2012) – Satcom Direct, provider of satellite voice, fax, datalink and Internet communications solutions, announces the opening of an international office in Farnborough, UK. The Satcom Direct International office will be located inside Hangar 2 at TAG Farnborough Airport (IATA: FAB, ICAO: EGLF).

The Satcom Direct International office will provide European customers with physical access to Satcom Direct’s avionics and testing lab, training facility, and support services for pilots, flight operations and maintenance staff. Satcom Direct will also extend their wireless service to customer aircraft flying in to TAG Farnborough Airport.

“With the continuing demand for airborne connectivity, Satcom Direct knows it is critical to answer our customers’ communications needs and support requirements with European-based operations,” said Jim Jensen, founder and owner of Satcom Direct. “We are pleased to partner with TAG Aviation as they expand their facilities.”

TAG Farnborough Airport hosts the Farnborough Air Show and offers flight operations such as transient and based aircraft hangar space, dedicated fuel services and cleaning and catering services available on demand. Engineering and maintenance services are offered in accordance to EASA and FAA 145 standards, and on-site specialist capabilities include an accredited Bombardier and Dassault service center.

“I am delighted that Satcom Direct has chosen an office suite in TAG Farnborough’s brand new Hangar 2 as the base for their international team,” said Brandon O’Reilly, CEO of TAG Farnborough Airport.

The grand opening of the Satcom Direct International office will be held on June 21, 2012. For information regarding the international office or to schedule a tour of the office, visit www.satcomdirect.co.uk or e-mail sales@satcomdirect.co.uk.

Satcom Direct and members of the international office will be exhibiting at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exposition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, May 14-16 in booth 867.

About Satcom Direct

Satcom Direct is the leading provider of satellite voice and broadband data solutions for flight deck and cabin communications serving business, military, government, and heads of state aircraft. The company is a premier Inmarsat Distribution Partner, Iridium Service Partner, and ViaSat Yonder's preferred reseller, supporting more than ninety percent of all corporate flight departments worldwide. Satcom Direct continues to advance its services through mobile applications and value adds – from flight deck datalink to cabin communications – making Satcom Direct the leader in aeronautical satcom service. For more information regarding Satcom Direct, visit www.satcomdirect.com, e-mail sales@satcomdirect.com, or call +1.321.777.3000.

To view Satcom Direct’s portable satellite communication equipment and services, including satellite phones and BGAN units, visit www.satcomstore.com, e-mail mobileops@satcomdirect.com, or call +1.321.777.0771.

 

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