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Archive for September, 2015

IMG and Panasonic Extend Inflight Partnership for Another Five Years

Source: panasonic.aero »

IMG, a global leader in sports, fashion and media, and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), the world leader in Inflight Entertainment and Communication (IFEC), have signed a five year extension to their existing agreement, which will see Panasonic continue to provide the technology for Sport 24 – the world’s only live 24/7 sports channel for the airline industry.

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Japan Transocean Air (JTA) Latest to Select Gogo 2Ku

Source: prnewswire.com »

JTA, a member of the Japan Airlines group, has awarded its new 737-800 aircraft to Gogo for installation of Gogo’s 2Ku in-flight connectivity solution. In addition, passengers on these aircraft will receive Gogo’s wireless in-flight entertainment service – Gogo Vision.

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BBC World News: October Highlights

Coming up on BBC World News in-flight (Times are in GMT)

 

Working LivesWorking Lives

Mariko Oi meets five working women in Tokyo to assess how Shinzo Abe’s policy of “womenomics” is working. Japan has to address the twin issues of a declining birth rate and a lack of women in the work place – will it find a way?

TX times TBC

 

The Travel ShowThe Travel Show

In a special episode of The Travel Show, broadcast from Japan, Rajan Datar travels across the country sampling its vibrant urban culture and its more rural areas and islands, including Okinawa and Naoshima.

October 17th: 03:30, 13:30, 18:30

October 18th: 06:30

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APEX EXPO 2015: The Biggest Trends in the Aviation Industry

Source: apex.aero »

APEX Insight: Your next flight is about to get a big boost of Internet that will see smarter, digitally-enhanced solutions streamlining and personalizing the passenger experience with the bonus of reliable in-flight Wi-Fi. See it for yourself at APEX EXPO 2015 in Portland Oregon.

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Air Serbia kicks off public testing of new inflight internet and mobile services

Source: airserbia.com »

Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, today launches a seven-day public test phase of its new “Air Serbia Wi-Fly” inflight internet and mobile connectivity services, powered by the Panasonic Avionics Corporation.

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Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: September 24th – 30th

Have you been waiting all season for Formula 1 Japan GP? If you’re flying on an All Nippon Airways (ANA) flight with Sport 24 you can watch all the action live from 35,000ft!Sport 24 - Sept 24 - 30

The big moments ahead:

Formula 1 – Japan GP

Qualifying Race

Race

Rugby World Cup

New Zealand vs Namibia

Argentina vs Georgia

England vs Wales

South Africa vs Samoa

Australia vs Uruguay (more…)

Onboard Wi-Fi speeds could soar if airlines make the investment

Source: msn.com »

On most commercial airlines, onboard Wi-Fi is only fast enough to check your email or update your Facebook status. Try to stream a movie and you may find your laptop buffering from Burbank to Phoenix.

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