Kourou – Satellites launch company Arianespace has successfully launched two communications satellites: INTELSAT 20 for the international satellite operator Intelsat, and HYLAS 2 for the European operator Avanti.

INTELSAT 20 will join the large fleet of satellites already deployed by this major international operator. Arianespace has worked with Intelsat in a relationship of mutual trust for nearly 30 years, launching some 53 satellites in all, including 40 over the last 20 years.