A report released by SITA highlights how passengers, airlines and airports are planning to make use of mobile technology over the next three years.
First Class passengers will be able to trial Samsung Gear VR headsets to view destination information and movies in airport lounges and onboard the A380.
The newly reconfigured international A330 offers lie-flat seats in Business Class, slimline seats in Economy and a new in-flight entertainment system.
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) will offer more than 350 in-flight entertainment channels from February 2015 – 40% more than in March 2014. Read full article »
Following extensive travel during the festive season, the FTE team offers some thoughts on how airlines can improve the onboard experience in 2015.
Luxury onboard apartments, Big Data and self-scaling onboard Wi-Fi all feature on this year’s 10 most popular ‘Up in the Air’ stories. Find out what else made the list.
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.