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Archive for December, 2014

Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: Dec. 26th – 31st

Traveling this holiday season? Watch your favorite sporting events LIVE, in the sky, while you fly with Sport 24Sport 24 December 26th-31st

The Big Moments Ahead:


Chargers vs. Chiefs

Lions vs. Packers

Bengals vs. Steelers

Premier League

Chelsea vs. West Ham United

Manchester United vs. Newcastle United

Arsenal vs. Queens Park Rangers (more…)

Alaska Airlines looks to upgrade to faster Gogo inflight Wi-Fi

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com »

Acknowledging that passengers’ appetite for bandwidth has increased Alaska Airlines management has revealed to investors it is looking to upgrade its Gogo inflight Wi-Fi solution to the faster ATG-4 offering. During Alaska’s recent investor day, the airline was asked if it is “happy” with its current Gogo inflight Wi-Fi offering. “Are we happy? No,” was the short answer.

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Sport 24 Broadcast Schedule: December 18th – 23rd

Be one of the first to watch the KFC T20 Big Bash League Cricket LIVE in-flight on Sport 24! Watch the non-stop action starting December 18th, while in transit, and stay enthralled from the moment the first ball is bowled. Matches are played nearly every day until January 28th, 2015.Sport 24 - December 18th-23rd

The Big Moments Ahead:

Big Bash Cricket

Adelaide Strikers vs. Melbourne Stars

Sydney Sixers vs. Melbourne Renegades

Melbourne Stars vs. Hobart Hurricanes

Sydney Thunder vs. Brisbane Heat

Perth Searchers vs. Adelaide Strikers

Hobart Hurricanes vs. SC Freiburg


Titans vs. Jaguars (more…)

Virgin America Becomes First Airline To Offer Gogo’s Faster ATG-4 Inflight WiFi Service Fleetwide

Source: marketwatch.com »

Virgin America, the Silicon Valley-based airline known for its innovative and business-friendly amenities, today announces the fleetwide rollout of Gogo’s faster ATG-4 WiFi service – with the completion this week of ATG-4 WiFi installation on its Airbus A319 plane “Jane” (N526VA).

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The KFC T20 Big Bash League Cricket on Sport 24

A World first – Sport 24 will broadcast the KFC T20 Big Bash League LIVE in-flight!Sport 24 - The KFC T20 Big Bash

The league begins its second season on December 18th, 2014, with international stars playing alongside Australia’s best home grown T20 talent.

This is a blockbuster event in the cricketing calendar with non-stop action from the moment the first ball is bowled. It is guaranteed to keep you enthralled throughout your flight.

Top Players Include: Andrew Flintoff, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Jacque Kallis, Daniel Vetorri, Darren Sammy, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Watson

The tournament starts on December 18th, 2014, and matches are played nearly every day until January 28th, 2015.



2014: An In-Flight Connectivity Year in Review

By: @Altitude_Alex

As 2014 is winding down, we here at @Altitude have been discussing what an amazing year it has been for in-flight connectivity! So much has happened; we thought it would be fun to review some of the highlights in case you missed them.


American Airlines Group (AAL) Selects Gogo (GOGO) for Regional, In-Flight Wireless Connectivity

Source: streetinsider.com »

As a part of its $2 billion investment to give customers a world-class travel experience, American Airlines (Nasdaq: AAL) will upgrade its regional fleet by adding Gogo (Nasdaq: GOGO) inflight wireless services to all two-class regional jets. Nearly 250 of American’s regional aircraft will have inflight wireless Internet service installed by 2016.

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Enjoy Free Wi-Fi in the Sky on Emirates A380s

Source: emirates.com »

Over 200,000 passengers have used Emirates’ free onboard Wi-Fi since October this year, taking advantage of the airline’s service to connect with family, friends or colleagues when they fly.

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Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: Dec. 11th – 17th

Sport 24 brings the best sporting events, from all over the world, right to passengers’ seat backs as they fly. No matter what time of day, you can rely on Sport 24 to bring you LIVE and AS LIVE sports coverage 24/7.Sport 24 Dec 11th-17th

The Big Moments Ahead:


Cardinals vs. Rams

Dolphins vs. Patriots

49ers vs. Seahawks

Cowboys vs. Eagles

Saints vs. Bears

Premier League

Leicester vs. Manchester City (more…)

Connectivity Fuels Flying Hospital

Source: aviationtoday.com »

In an effort to assist with air transportation of aid workers and patients infected by the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus, Lufthansa has donated one of its aircraft, originally scheduled for retirement, to the German Foreign Office. With onboard communications provided by Panasonic Avionics, the three entities — Lufthansa, Panasonic Avionics and the German Foreign Office — are now using a reconfigured Airbus A340-300 aircraft to fly aid workers and patients to Germany for treatment of the disease.

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