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One year after closing its merger with US Airways, American Airlines is looking ahead to 2015 and beyond with more than $2 billion in investments, which will include fully lie-flat seats, international WiFi, and more inflight entertainment options.
Air France and Orange will offer Wi-Fi access onboard two Airbus A320s on short and medium-haul networks during a three-month trial phase, from summer 2015. This will allow passengers to surf the internet, read their emails, watch live TV, or enjoy their favourite series.
Japan Airlines’ new B787-8 has been equipped with the Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system, making it the first airline in Asia to carry the state-of-the-art technology.
Artefact’s Mike Lemmon explores how airlines can deliver meaningful innovations in economy class and how we can restore a sense of wonder to air travel.
Cathay Pacific and Tourvest Inflight Retail Services offer their thoughts on how technology, personalisation and staff training can help boost in-flight sales.
A partnership between Southwest Airlines and Beats Music means passengers can now access bespoke playlists on their own electronic devices.
Thai AirAsia X has partnered with a selection of companies to enable passengers to buy tickets for onward travel and tourist attractions while onboard.
Hong Kong-based Dragonair will introduce its new StudioKA wireless IFE system on its A320s, and upgrade the Business and Economy Class products.
All 25 of Air Canada’s 777-300ERs will be equipped with the new International Business Class and Premium Economy product from Q4 2015.