LUXEMBOURG & PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces the procurement of SES-17, a powerful high throughput satellite to be built by Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo-Finmeccanica (33%). SES has simultaneously entered into a long-term commercial agreement with Thales to offer FlytLIVE, a new inflight connectivity service over the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean region. SES will operate the satellite infrastructure for Flyt