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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.
Brett Proud, President & CEO of GuestLogix, discusses onboard merchandising, NFC, personalisation, data protection and the commercial relevance of BYOD.
Airberlin has equipped the first two aircraft with onboard Wi-Fi as it starts a fleet-wide rollout, and is also introducing wireless in-flight entertainment.
Increased passenger comfort is at the heart of KLM’s new-look 777-200 economy and business class cabins, which include a next-gen IFE system.
Verizon Wireless has declared 26 November – the day before Thanksgiving – “Connection Day” and will offer free onboard Wi-Fi to air travellers.
SriLankan Airlines has partnered with OnAir to equip one of its A330-300s with onboard Wi-Fi and mobile services, marking its first e-enabled aircraft.