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Valour Consultancy Blog 2017-01-30T19:22:45+00:00

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Recruiting and Retaining Crew in a New Digital Age

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Maritime, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Maritime communications have evolved at a phenomenal rate ever since broadband connectivity made a successful impact in the way people communicate with everyone at work. Since SatCom service providers offer new connectivity packages that allow [...]

How Airlines are Catering to Millennials

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: Aeronautical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are a demographic cohort referred to by some as the “Me, Me, Me Generation” – lazy, constantly seeking feedback and prone to jumping from job to job. Others see [...]

Sports Continues to Drive Live TV in Commercial Aviation

By | February 9th, 2018|Categories: Aeronautical|

Valour Consultancy estimates that the live sports segment of the IFE content market was worth $115 million globally in 2017. After the recent news that IMG would be licensing and airing 250 hours of live coverage for [...]

How Much Does a Movie License Cost for an Airline?

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Aeronautical|Tags: , |

The task of writing a commercial market research report is both enlightening and punishing. In the act of completing such studies, one must bombard one’s self with numerous questions, from a multitude of perspectives, evaluating [...]

IFE Content market worth $569 million in 2017

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: Aeronautical|Tags: |

The global market for traditional in-flight entertainment (IFE) content was estimated at $569 million in 2017, growing by 7.3 per cent from the previous year. This consists of movies, TV shows, other shorter content forms, [...]

What’s Going on in the World of Wireless In-Flight Entertainment?

By | December 12th, 2017|Categories: Aeronautical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last month, Valour Consultancy published its long-awaited report “The Future of In-Flight Entertainment – 2017”, which covers the prospects for four types of in-flight entertainment (IFE) product: embedded IFE, wireless IFE (W-IFE), overhead IFE and [...]

Hyundai Heavy Industries pioneers Smart Ship Solutions

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Maritime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In early July 2017, South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced the debut of their proprietary Information and Communications Technology (ICT) system to accelerate internal communications and navigation efficiencies. Its goal is to capitalise [...]

Is Enhanced Communications For Seafaring Worth The Investment? 

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Maritime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There is a good assumption that effective communications are the main source of success for any business entity to survive, prosper, and grow. In fact, the importance of communications has been brought up as an [...]

Maersk Cyber-Attack: A Lesson Learned?

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Maritime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As the shipping industry keeps moving slowly to new forms of technology and digital innovations, criminality has started to make a huge impact on the ocean supply chain. On June 27th, A.P. Moller-Maersk fell victim [...]

Smart Airports: New Technologies Set to Take Flight & Transform the Passenger Journey

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Airports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The following blog was written by John Devlin, founder of P.A.ID Strategies, one of Valour Consultancy's trusted partners. The original article can be viewed here. Future Growth is Outstripping Capacity With forecasts for growth in air [...]