IMS EMEA Newsletter Issue 7 - April 2012


ARINC’s AviNet® Mail Service Marking Ten Years; Volume Now Exceeds 30 Million Messages A Day


AviNet Mail Service Volume Exceeds 30M Messages A DayARINC Incorporated this year celebrates the tenth anniversary of its highly successful AviNet® Mail messaging service for the air transportation industry.

A high-performance network, AviNet Mail enables easy cross-platform messaging for today’s users of Type B, e-mail, and SMS (short messaging service) communications. It now delivers more than 30 million messages a day, a volume that includes 50% of the world’s operational Type B traffic.

“AviNet Mail has won numerous converts from other suppliers,” said Laura Petrozziello, ARINC EMEA Sales Director, Aviation Solutions. “Our 20,000-plus users appreciate not only our superior service but also our straightforward pricing structure and outstanding technical support.”

AviNet Mail offers low-cost Type B, email and SMS messaging over a secure private network, with the highest level of assured delivery available. ARINC’s core network has an availability of 99.999%. AviNet Mail is used by airlines, airport authorities and related organizations from flight dispatch operators to ground handlers and caterers. A single user interface with a simple, customizable message-formatting template provides AviNet Mail service from any Internet connection. The seamless exchange of data also enhances security for both travelers and border agencies.

More than 93% of AviNet Mail customers in a recent survey said they would be happy to recommend the service to others. More than 60% said their Type B messaging costs were significantly reduced after switching to the ARINC service.

Alexis Hickox, ARINC AviNet Services Director, said the company’s unrivalled experience in aviation communications has resulted in many ‘firsts’, including the use of Internet technology to provide low-cost access to IATA Type B messaging anywhere in the world, from any computer.

“Since pioneering the first aviation communications more than 80 years ago, ARINC has remained at the forefront of aviation technology, and we have built a solid reputation for integrity and professionalism,” said Hickox. “We aim to continue leading the way with 21st century solutions to the challenges facing the industry today.”

AviNet Mail supports a broad spectrum of IP and legacy airline protocols, as well as multiple message formats such as TCP/IP, CEFACT, XML, SMTP, HTTP, SDLC, P1024A/B, SFTP, MQ, SOAP web services, UN/EDIFACT and X.25/AX.25 FTP.



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