Passengers onboard one of Air China’s Boeing 777s were able to watch a live broadcast by Xinhua News Agency in the latest Ku-band connectivity trial.
Panasonic Avionics’ David Bruner tells FTE that improved connectivity will drive uptake of live onboard television and real-time in-flight re-accommodation.
Delta has become the third airline to sign up to Gogo’s 2Ku service, which will enable the carrier to expand its Wi-Fi coverage area to over-water routes.
Next month, Dutch low-cost carrier Transavia will introduce the tablet-based Connected Crew solution and install an AirFi Box on each of its aircraft.
Japan Airlines’ onboard connectivity service has gone live on selected 767-300ERs and 787-8s this week, as the carrier continues the rollout of Wi-Fi.
The leisure carrier has just a matter of weeks to decide which connectivity solution to invest in – a decision that could have a major impact on future operations.
Azran Osman Rani, CEO of AirAsia X, discusses how the carrier is exploring a Skycouch-style seating option and shares his thoughts on in-flight connectivity.
Gogo has confirmed that it has received regulatory approval from the FCC to operate its 2Ku in-flight connectivity solution on 1,000 aircraft. Read full article »
Virgin America has become the first airline to offer Gogo’s ATG-4 Wi-Fi service across its entire fleet of 53 Airbus A320 Family aircraft.
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