UPDATE JAN. 8: This story was updated to reflect the confirmation by Airbus and Intelsat of the two-satellite order.

PARIS — Intelsat, bowing to creditor resistance, scaled back a planned purchase of three software-defined satellites for in-flight-connectivity (IFC) as it assumes ownership of Gogo’s commercial aviation division.

The company now wants its Chapter 11 bankruptcy court to approve a two-satellite order with Airbus Defence and Space, industry officials said. Airbus and Intelsat confirmed the order on Jan. 8 and said . . .

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