Press Release: Astronics PGA Solutions picked for VIP jet completion


Astronics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics PGA, has been selected by AMAC Aerospace to provide VIP entertainment and cabin management systems for a widebody interior completion on a Boeing 747-8i VIP jet.

Under this contract, Astronics PGA will provide a VIP inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system plus a VIP cabin management system (CMS). The new IFEC system will include the latest technologies, such as ultra-high definition (4K) screens, touchscreens, 4K audio/video sources, and passenger control units. It will also include digital rights-managed (DRM) content for entertainment delivery.

The CMS system will control the entire cabin environment from lighting and temperature to door and window shade operations.

Astronics PGA is an innovator of in-seat motion systems, lighting systems, inflight entertainment and connectivity systems (IFEC), and cabin management systems (CMS) for business, VIP, and commercial aviation. For more details on VIP inflight entertainment and cabin management systems, visit


About AMAC Aerospace

AMAC Aerospace was founded in 2007 to serve the corporate and VIP/VVIP aviation demand. Today, AMAC Aerospace is represented as a ‘group of companies’ that span Europe and have presence in Turkey and Lebanon. AMAC operates a network of seven hangars for mid-size, narrow and widebody jets that are dedicated to maintenance, complex design, modifications activities and completion works that cover a footprint of over 100,000 m2. AMAC has 1,000 employees in specialized domains within aviation and offers a one-stop shop for all inquiries.

About Astronics Corporation

Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world’s aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

For more information on Astronics and its solutions, visit