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  • Defence Notes

    FAA air agency certification for Lumexis

    28th March 2009

    Fibreoptic IFE pioneer Lumexis has ticked a small but important box in its campaign to become a mainstream supplier to the air transport industry. The ...

  • Defence Notes

    US Airways Lumexis trial: the clock is ticking

    10th March 2009

    US Airways yesterday formally launched its trial of the Lumexis FTTS (Fibre To The Screen) fibreoptic-based in-seat IFE system. Installed on a single Airbus A320 ...

  • Defence Notes

    iCACHE catches the eye of US Airways

    15th February 2009

    Inflight Canada (IFC) has released further details of the Lumexis fibreoptic IFE installation now undergoing in-service trials aboard a US Airways A320 (Inflight Online, February ...

  • Defence Notes

    US Airways completes first Lumexis flight

    4th February 2009

    The potentially revolutionary FTTS fibreoptic-based IFE system from Lumexis made its maiden flight yesterday on a US Airways Airbus A320 (Inflight Online, January 3). “The test ...

  • Defence Notes

    Lumexis set for US Airways trial installation

    3rd January 2009

    Installation of the potentially revolutionary Lumexis fibreoptic-based audio/video-on-demand system for a three-month in-service trial on an US Airways Airbus A320 is due to begin on ...

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