In-flight connectivity provider Gogo has received a Supplemental Type Certificate to install its Ku-satellite technology on Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Read full article »
Matt Muta, Global Hospitality and Travel Managing Director at Microsoft, spoke to FTE about how mobile technology will revolutionise the onboard passenger experience. Read full article »
Russian airline Transaero is expanding its Transaero Connect in-flight service, with a total of 30 aircraft to be connected by early 2014. Read full article »
FTE spoke to Emirates’ Patrick Brannelly about the airline’s plans to offer free in-flight Wi-Fi within five years and live television onboard all flights.
Southwest Airlines is teaming up with DISH to allow its passengers to borrow an iPad at their departure airport, watch content in-flight, and then return it once they land. Read full article »
Japan Airlines has announced that it is expanding its ‘JAL New Sky Project’, which will include a cabin interior refurbishment and installation of onboard Wi-Fi on some domestic flights.
A new industry report from think tank IDATE says 43% of aircraft will have broadband connectivity by 2017, with LTE technology creating increased competition. Read full article »
Passengers flying short-haul with Virgin Australia can now stream entertainment via their own mobile devices thanks to the launch of a new wireless IFE system. Read full article »
Domestic air passengers in the UK could soon have access to superfast in-flight Wi-Fi under plans being explored by Ofcom, the communications watchdog. Read full article »