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Archive for November, 2014

Japan Airlines adds inflight Wi-Fi to Sydney-Tokyo Boeing 777s

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Japan Airlines will power up its inflight Internet between Tokyo and Sydney this evening, with passengers able to send emails, surf the Web and stay connected to the office throughout the flight.

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Sport 24 In-flight Schedule: Nov. 27th – Dec. 3rd

This Thursday there are 3 back to back Thanksgiving Day NFL games which will keep passengers enthralled whilst in transit. All games will be broadcast LIVE, only with Sport 24.Sport 24 Nov. 27th - Dec 3rd

The Big Moments ahead in Sports:


Bears vs. Lions

Eagles vs. Cowboys

Seahawks vs. 49ers

Saints vs. Steelers

Patriots vs. Packers

Broncos vs. Chiefs

Dolphins vs. Jets (more…)

55% of Aircraft Equipped with In-Flight Connectivity by 2024, Says Valour Consultancy

Source: businesswire.com »

Despite the entrance and exit of AT&T into in-flight connectivity (IFC) in the space of just seven months, there is plenty of optimism in the market. The number of aircraft being equipped with cellular and/or Wi-Fi technology continues to grow – and rapidly. According to Valour Consultancy’s latest research, the installed base of connected aircraft will reach 4,144 by the end of 2014.

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airberlin equips whole fleet with Wi-Fi service

Source: airberlingroup.com »

The airberlin group has equipped the first two aircraft in its fleet with the new ‘airberlin connect’ Wi-Fi service. The two Airbus A320, registered D-ABNJ and OE-LEL, now boast a Wi-Fi system from Panasonic Avionics Corporation, so passengers can access the internet with their own smartphone, tablet or laptop during the flight. 

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JetBlue Figures Out How to Keep Wi-Fi Free, Disses Rivals Gogo and Row44

Source: skift.com »

JetBlue indeed has plans to begin charging bag fees in 2015, but the airline has crafted a business model at odds with those of its competitors and will keep its basic, satellite-based Wi-Fi free for the foreseeable future.

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Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: November 20th-25th

Here’s to another big weekend in sports! Sport 24 partner, Etihad Airways, is the proud sponsor of the last Formula 1 race of the 2014 season. Sport 24 November 20th-25thSport 24 will be broadcasting the race LIVE onboard.

Coverage Schedule:

Formula 1

Qualifying Race



Chiefs v. Raiders

Lions v. Patriots

Dolphins v. Broncos (more…)

Full aircraft e-Enablement will take 5-plus years: industry expert

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com »

NEWPORT BEACH: Inflight connectivity consultant Michael Planey has been bridging the gap between engineering and marketing for his airline clients for more than 16 years. So, when Planey took the stage with Inmarsat’s VP of Aviation, David Coiley at the APEX Technology Conference yesterday in Newport Beach to talk about the E-Aircraft concept as the future of inflight connectivity, people definitely listened.

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