SD expands presence with a new Basel office to support business aviation in the heart of Europe.

SD expands presence with a new Basel office to support business aviation in the heart of Europe.

Basel, Switzerland/7 February 2024 – Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, is strengthening its customer offering by opening a new office in Basel, Switzerland. Strategically positioned in the heart of one of Europe’s major business aviation hubs, the increased regional footprint demonstrates SD’s commitment to enhancing customer support, advancing software development, and establishing a center of excellence for partners and clients.

Basel Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The experienced Basel-based team will collaborate with international SD development teams to accelerate product enhancements, develop innovative software initiatives, and support the continued evolution of SD Pro®, the flight operations management system. Basel is a pivotal point for SD European operations and supports seamless communication and assistance to clients, as well as bolstering European sales and marketing activity. The Swiss city also provides access to a pool of talented professionals in the technology and commercial sectors, which will help SD foster a dynamic environment for software engineers and developers.

Basel Ribbon Cutting CeremonySD’s Vice President International David Falberg says, “This strategic investment underscores our commitment to delivering exceptional support to our clients while driving innovation in software development for the business aviation community. Basel is home to a number of our major MRO partners. As we continue embedding ourselves in the immediate and wider vicinity, we will continue providing localized 24/7/365 support, enriched training solutions and a facility that enables us to engage regularly with our customers through workshops and customer-focused events to optimize their connectivity potential.”

With the rapid rollout of the SD Plane Simple tail mount Ku-band antenna and the upcoming introduction of the Ka-band variant, continued expansion in Europe will also streamline installations in the region.


About Satcom Direct
Satcom Direct (SD) is founded on a core belief in understanding the value of time and the importance of maximizing it. The company mobilizes the most cutting-edge technologies to enable connection wherever you might be. SD’s proprietary technologies span business aviation and government sectors, with the singular goal of leading connectivity industry standards.

Harnessing a powerful combination of tools, SD delivers consistent, reliable connectivity across the globe. Proprietary software, hardware, terrestrial infrastructure, cybersecurity solutions and award-winning customer support create tailored data services for each individual customer mission. The aim is to enhance the passenger and ownership experience, improve efficiencies and give back precious time by providing connectivity beyond all expectations.

SD World Headquarters is located at the heart of the Space Coast in Melbourne, Florida, with 14 additional locations in 11 countries, including the UK, UAE, Switzerland, Singapore, Australia, and Brazil, plus a hardware development and manufacturing base in Ottawa, Canada. For more information regarding SD, visit, e-mail [email protected], or call U.S. +1.321.777.3000 or UK +44.1252.554.460

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