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4 Travel Gadgets for a More Enjoyable In-flight Wi-Fi Experience

By: @Altitude_Allison

If you haven’t already tried using in-flight Wi-Fi, then you probably don’t know what you are missing out on. For those of you who have had the privilege to indulge with this amazing technology, you know that you never want to fly without it again!Blog Image 1 NFL

Here at @Altitude, we monitor what passengers are saying about in-flight Wi-Fi on Facebook and Twitter. On a daily basis, we see passengers enthusiastically taking to social media to post about their excitement to be using in-flight Wi-Fi. The topics they post range anywhere from tweeting a loved one that they are on their way home, streaming LIVE television and sporting events to their personal devices, posting LIVE views of the scenery outside their window, paying bills, and even being productive with work or school. (more…)

Sport 24 Schedule: Oct. 3rd-9th

The true sports fan is loyal to their team. The true sports fan will go to any length to make sure they are watching to cheer their team on. The true sports fan knows that flying is not an excuse not to watch. For the true sports fan knows that Sport 24 will bring them the LIVE action sports at 35,000 ft.

The big moments in sports this week include: Sport 24 3rd-9th October

NFL LIVE

Vikings @ Packers

Ravens @ Colts

Jets @ Chargers

Bengals @ Patriots

Seahawks @ Redskins

Premier League LIVE

Liverpool v. West Bromwich Albion

Aston Villa v. Manchester City

Manchester United v. Everton

Chelsea v. Arsenal (more…)

On the ground and up in the air, demand for mobile services rising

Source: tnooz.com »

Air passengers want to use their devices at every point of the journey, including during the flight, according to the latest research from airline technology specialist SITA.

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United is on bleeding edge of integrating multiple Wi-Fi products

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com »

Passengers focus on the value inflight connectivity brings in the form of distraction or entertainment; they want to be online and have the content they want easily and quickly accessible. For the airlines, however, passenger connectivity is only a small part of the value proposition.

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The 2014 Ryder Cup Starts Tomorrow!

The 2014 Ryder CupThe 2 year wait is finally over…

The 2014 Ryder Cup starts tomorrow! You’ll be able to watch all of the action brought to you from the rolling Perthshire hills that surround one of golf’s most sacred courses of Gleneagles in Scotland, LIVE with Sport 24.

 

The battle between two great continents, Team USA and Team Europe, will tee off for 3 days of intense competition to win what is thought of as the most historic, prolific and honourable trophy that can be won in golf. Since its inception in 1927 this competition has provided extreme amounts of passion and rivalry, and showcases the skill and precision of the world’s best golfers, uniting them in two different teams.

 

Each team has 12 players, and one unplaying captain:

 

Team USA: Captain – Tom Watson. Players – Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler, Jum Furyk, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Hunter, Mahan, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Webb Simpson, Jordan Speith, Jimmy Walker, Bubba Watson

 

Team Europe: Captain – Paul McGinley. Players – Rory McIlroy, Victor Dubuisson, Jamie Donaldson, Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Martin Kaymer, Thomas Bjorn, Graeme McDowell, Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood

 

If you’re traveling stay in the moment and catch the action – with Sport 24

 

 

Sept. 26th- 30th: Sport 24 LIVE Coverage Schedule

Sport 24 26th - 30th September - AirlineTraveling on a Sport 24 connected aircraft this weekend? Sport 24 has LIVE coverage of the Ryder Cup, Premier League, NFL, and Bundesliga. Check out this weekend’s schedule of the big moments in sports:

Ryder Cup LIVE

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Premier League LIVE

Liverpool v. Everton

Manchester United v. West Ham United

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Nok Air to offer free in-flight Wi-Fi service

Source: nationmultimedia.com »

NOK AIR has announced plans to become the first airline in Asia to offer free high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi, aimed at appealing to younger customers and helping it reach its target of 8 million passengers this year.

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JetBlue Celebrates 1 Millionth Device Connected to Fly-Fi by Giving Away 1 Million TrueBlue Points

Source: marketwatch.com »

JetBlue Airways today celebrated its one millionth customer connect to its high-speed Fly-Fi system, also making JetBlue the first airline worldwide to connect one million personal electronic devices (PEDs) to true broadband Ka-based Wi-Fi service.

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