EMS Aviation, a division of mobile connectivity leader EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELMG), announced today that São Paulo-based Avio Corp Equipamentos Aeronauticos LTDA (Avio Corp) is now an EMS Authorized Dealer. Avio will begin offering EMS Aviation’s entire line of in-flight communications solutions — which includes the eNfusion ®, Sky Connect ®, and Aspire ™ lines of connectivity products — this month.
“We are extremely pleased to add Avio Corp as an authorized dealer,” said Ted Varner, Vice President of Sales, EMS Aviation. “Avio’s deep understanding of the Brazilian market, coupled with the company’s extensive experience with connectivity solutions, makes this an important partnership for EMS. By offering our full range of connectivity solutions, Avio will, in turn, have the unique ability to enable its customers with systems that can be tailored to a customer’s specific in-flight connectivity needs and desires.”
“In-flight connectivity is gaining ground in Latin America,” said Marcos Vernini, CEO, Avio Corp. “We have been installing systems for more than 10 years and appreciate the breadth of solutions that EMS offers the market. With the wide range of aircraft types available today, comes varied connectivity requirements, and having a full suite of solutions to fit a multitude of needs is important.”
Through its three product lines, EMS Aviation offers leading edge in-flight connectivity solutions to accommodate virtually any aircraft type. The eNfusion line, a group of Inmarsat-based systems, is well-suited for larger, long-haul aircraft and offers office in-flight capabilities such as voice and Internet connectivity; as well as military applications, such as surveillance. The Sky Connect Iridium ®-based tracking systems are ideal for helicopters and light aircraft, such as those involved in off-shore oil operations, aerial firefighting and medevac applications. EMS’s Aspire product line offers both Iridium and Inmarsat communication systems for small- to mid-sized aircraft, such as the Cessna ® Sovereign, Citation X, Citation XLS/XLS+, Hawker ® 4000, Hawker 800/850/900 Series, Bombardier ® Challenger ® 300, Gulfstream ® GII and GIII, and Dassault Falcon ® 2000. The system includes business aviation’s first Android ™-based touch screen Smartphone, that will not only allow passengers and crew to make calls with the quality of landline connection, but also provides the ability to check e-mail and to control the cabin management system.About EMS Technologies As one of the world’s leading providers of wireless connectivity solutions, EMS Technologies, Inc. keeps people and systems connected — on land, at sea, in the air or in space. EMS offers industry-leading technology to support Aero Connectivity and Global Resource Management markets through a broad range of cutting-edge satellite and terrestrial network products; helping businesses, assets and people stay connected and promoting universal mobility, visibility and intelligence. EMS (NASDAQ: ELMG) serves customers through operations in 12 countries.