Thales InFlyt Experience invests in Florida


July 12, 2016 – Thales has announced an economic growth initiative in Florida, USA, which includes the targeted creation of 500 net-new jobs (including many R&D opportunities) and a capital investment of greater than US$20 million in the state over the next five years. This announcement forms part of the company’s plans to grow the Thales’ InFlyt Experience business in central Florida, with the development of a 100-120,000 sq. ft. facility in Brevard County and future expansion mandates for facilities in Orlando. Thales’ InFlyt Experience specializes in IFE, connectivity, revenue and content services.

In other Thales news from Florida, earlier this year, Thales’ Plantation-based cybersecurity business successfully acquired silicon-valley based Vormetric Solutions to expand its data protection and encryption offering, and in 2014, Thales acquired a Florida-based in-flight connectivity company, marking the first major expansion of its InFlyt Experience business in the state.


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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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