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Archive for May, 2015

Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: May 28th – June 3rd

The Roland Garros French Open continues as players battle it out to for a chance at the crown. Passengers can watch every serve, rally, and smash LIVE from 35,000 ft on Sport 24!Sport 24 - May 28 - June 3

The big moments ahead:

Roland Garros French Open

2nd Round

3rd Round

4th Round

Quarter Finals

National Rugby League – NRL

Penrith Panthers vs. Parramatta Eels

Gold Coast Titans vs. South Sydney Rabbitohs

St. George Illawarra Dragons vs. Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (more…)

Gogo’s GTO connectivity to fly first as FAA greenlights testing

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com »

Commercial aviation took another step towards accessing faster inflight connectivity today as Gogo received certification from the FAA to begin testing an important part of its new 2Ku Internet service on board the company’s Boeing 737-500 flying testbed.

The STC certification means that Gogo is now permitted to operate the 737 with its new radome, antenna, and other systems necessary to handle the connectivity requirements. Initial testing will involve only one ThinKom-made Ku-band antenna installed under the radome, but there is room for two.

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Malindo Air launches onboard Wi-Fi for 737-900ERs

Source: futuretravelexperience.com »

Malaysian carrier Malindo Air has launched its onboard Wi-Fi product, which is being rolled out across its fleet of Boeing 737-900ER aircraft.

The low-cost carrier’s ‘Malindo Wi-Fi’ service is powered by Panasonic Avionics’ eXConnect service and the new in-flight phone service, which allows passengers to use their voice, data, SMS and browsing services, is powered by eXPhone, which is delivered by Panasonic Avionics in cooperation with AeroMobile.

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Transaero Unveils New Livery

Source: frequentbusinesstraveler.com »

Transaero Airlines announced a new corporate identity and livery. The new design replaces the one that has been in use for over two decades.

The carrier showed off the new design as it took delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 on Friday. The aircraft, which has a two-cabin configuration with business and economy cabins with a Boeing Sky Interior, will be used on medium-haul domestic and international routes. It will offer passengers high-speed Internet and mobile communications services.

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Cathay Pacific Finally Getting WiFi

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In a move that’s been a long time coming, Cathay Pacific announced that in 2016, its twelve new Airbus A350s will come equipped with wireless internet capability, signaling this world-class Asian carrier’s entrance into the in-flight WiFi game.

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Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: May 21st – 27th

The Premier League and Bundesliga seasons end this week! If you’re a fan, you need to get your fill before you have to wait until August…so don’t let anything get in-between you and your sport, not even flying. Sport 24 offers LIVE and AS LIVE coverage in-flight! Sport 24 - May 21 - 27

The Big Moments Ahead:

Premier League – Last Day

Chelsea vs. Sunderland

Bundesliga – Last Day

FC Bayern Munich vs. 1. FSV Mainz 05

Borussia Dortmund vs. SV Werder Bremen

Borussia Monchengladbach vs. FC Augsburg

Giro D’Italia

Day 12

National Rugby League – NRL (more…)

Malindo Air claims first to offer inflight web surfing

Source: themalaymailonline.com »

KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — Malindo Air is to offer an unlimited broad-based web surfing service on its Boeing 737-900ER aircraft.

The hybrid airline has selected Panasonic Avionics and Aeromobile for in-flight communications and officially becomes the first in the region to offer unlimited broad-based web surfing, named Malindo WiFi and Malindo Mobile, the company said in a statement.

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Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: May 14th – 20th

This is an exciting week for Euroleague basketball fans. The Turkish Airlines Final Four will be shown LIVE, in-flight, on Sport 24!Sport 24 - May 14 - 20

The big moments ahead:

Turkish Airlines Final Four – Madrid, Spain

Semi-Final: Real Madrid vs Fenerbahçe Ülker Istanbul


3rd/4th Playoff

National Rugby League

North Queensland Cowboys vs Brisbane Broncos

Melbourne Storm vs South Sydney Rabbitohs

Newcastle Knights vs West Tigers

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles vs Penrith Panthers (more…)

ANA’s first 787-9 enters service with live TV and onboard Wi-Fi

Source: futuretravelexperience.com »

All Nippon Airways’ (ANA) first Boeing 787-9 has entered service on the Tokyo Haneda-Munich route, bringing with it a notable in-flight entertainment (IFE) upgrade, including live TV. It is also the first 787 in the Japanese carrier’s fleet to offer its in-flight Wi-Fi service.

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