Emirates now offers Audio Description soundtracks for movies on its in-flight entertainment system, making the content more accessible to visually impaired travellers.
The 2014 Wireless Connectivity Survey has found that in-flight Wi-Fi affects flight choice for 66% of travellers, and 17% would switch allegiances if Wi-Fi is not offered.
Monarch has introduced its new wireless IFE system, MPlayer, which offers passengers paid access to movies and music via their own electronic devices.
Skymark Airlines has become the first carrier in Japan to offer passengers access to free onboard Wi-Fi, having teamed up with Panasonic Avionics.
JetBlue’s Executive Vice President & CIO, Eash Sundaram, will deliver the Day 2 Keynote in the ‘Up in the Air’ conference at FTE Global 2014.
Passengers flying from Halifax Stanfield International Airport can now make use of self-service bag drop regardless of which airline they are flying with.
Helsinki Airport has installed a new system that will allow it to track passengers via their smartphones to help identify bottlenecks and enable personal interactions.
Economy passengers can now make use of security Fast Track Lanes at Budapest Airport after the initiative was extended beyond premium travellers.
The first ‘My Lounge’ includes a games room, study area and free Wi-Fi, and aims to attract leisure travellers and the “new generation of business travellers”.
Airports, airlines and industry suppliers have just one more week to submit their entries for the FTE Awards 2014, which will be presented to the winners at FTE Global 2014. Read full article »