No more missed connections! 22 million texts sent and 500,000MB of data used as 19 million flyers use mid-air mobile service
Air travel was once the last bastion of uncontactability in an increasingly connected world.
But plane passengers are now embracing in-flight mobile phone technology more than ever before, according to new statistics.
Asia’s airlines turn to onboard Wi-Fi, wireless IFE, unique cabin design and wearable tech to improve the passenger experience
As passenger numbers have steadily increased throughout 2014, a welcome trend has emerged among many of the world’s airlines: a desire to improve the in-flight experience for travellers.
ANA expands wifi across international network
ANA is doubling the availability of inflight wifi across its international network and introducing it on select domestic routes.
BREAKING NEWS: Sport 24 To Broadcast Euro 2016 Qualifiers
We are pleased to announce that for the first time ever passengers around the world will be able to watch the European 2016 Qualifiers LIVE whilst onboard aircraft around the world – only with Sport 24.
The action starts this weekend. Please note that there will be two matches played by the 2014 World Cup winning team, Germany, broadcast this weekend.
Saturday 11th October
15:30 (GMT) Scotland v Georgia
18:30 (GMT) Poland v Germany
21:00 (GMT) France v Portugal (International Friendly) (more…)
ANA to expand its in-flight Wi-Fi Service
In order to respond to the evolving needs of its customers’, ANA is extending its in-flight Wi-Fi services. During 2015, “ANA Wi-Fi Service” will be more readily available across ANA’s international network and will be introduced on certain domestic routes.
Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: Oct 9-14
Sport 24 brings airline passengers LIVE sports coverage from all over the world. No matter where you’re coming from, or your sport preference, Sport 24 thrives on variety to meet everyone’s taste.
The big moments in sports this week on Sport 24:
Colts v. Texans
Packers v. Dolphins
Cowboys v. Seahawks
Giants v. Eagles
49ers v. Rams
ATP Shanghai Masters LIVE:
Quarter Finals (more…)
Lufthansa issues tender to equip short-haul fleet with Internet
Lufthansa has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to bring inflight Internet to its short- and medium-haul routes. A “call for tenders” has already been issued, says the carrier in a statement celebrating the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) initiative to make ‘flight mode’ for passengers’ own electronic devices a thing of the past, pending a safety assessment process by airlines.
United’s Boeing 787-9 gets inflight Internet for Melbourne-LAX
United Airlines will flick the inflight Internet switch on its new Boeing 787-9 service between Melbourne and Los Angles when Dreamliner flights begin on October 28.
Etihad installs wifi across B777 fleet
Etihad Airways passengers can now access wifi on-board the carrier’s fleet of 24 B777 aircraft.
Thaicom Launches Asia-Pacific IFC Service with Nok Air
The first flight to use Thaicom’s new satellite-based In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) service in Asia-Pacific has taken off from Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport.
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Connect to Your World
Continue on with your connected life in-flight using your laptop or mobile device.
Communicate the Way You Want
Chat, post, email, text, tweet, call
or conference right from your
seat — at 30,000 feet.
Discover the Possibilities
Enjoy an in-flight experience where the things you live for come to life.