Safran Passenger Innovations (SPI) has an established Research and Technology development team with a proven track record of converting cutting-edge R&D into mainline product streams and is currently involved in the development of communication systems, with a focus on mobile, satellite, and aeronautical communication systems applied to flying platforms. It has a long track record in R&D, in particular, successfully integrating prototypes, test-beds, and demonstrators for various aeronautical applications. SPI has also several years of experience contributing to EC-funded R&D projects from FP6/FP7, H2020 5G PPP Phase 2&3, ESA projects, and several German government-funded research projects.
Safran is a world-leading aerospace company that designs, develops, and manufactures aircraft engines, rocket engines as well as various aerospace-related equipment. Safran Passenger Innovations (SPI) is a key player in the development of innovative and trusted IFEC (Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity) systems for aircraft OEMs and major airlines and have been providing passenger and flight crew satisfaction for more than 20 years. Moreover, SPI is a world-leading technology provider for (satellite) backhauling of mobile/remote wireless systems and passenger communication systems onboard aircraft.