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Archive for January, 2016

ANA Connects Passengers to Exclusive Live Television Programming

Source: panasonic.aero »

Panasonic Avionics (Panasonic), the world leader in inflight entertainment and communications, and All Nippon Airways CO., LTD (ANA) today announced a partnership to launch ANA SKY Live TV and broadband Internet services on domestic aircraft that fly routes across Japan.

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Better inflight wifi over North Atlantic is months away: Intelsat CEO

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com » 

Passengers flying across the North Atlantic are growing increasingly accustomed to having the option to connect to the Internet in-flight. Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, United and select American flights are among those offering Panasonic Avionics’ Ku-band connectivity solution on board, and Delta is fitting its longhaul fleet with Gogo Ku. But while the service can be decent and even downright respectable at times, the broad beam Ku satellites supporting it don’t pack the greatest punch in terms of throughput. Enter Intelsat 29e, the first ‘Epic’ High Throughput Satellite (HTS) with Ku spot beam coverage that, among other applications, will support the mobility market, including aero.

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ANA Connects Passengers To Exclusive Live Television Programming

Source: prnewswire.com »

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic Avionics (Panasonic), the world leader in inflight entertainment and communications, and All Nippon Airways CO., LTD (ANA) today announced a partnership to launch ANA SKY Live TV and broadband Internet services on domestic aircraft that fly routes across Japan.

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BBC World News: February Highlights

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

 

Storyville GlobalStoryville

The international documentary series, Storyville Global, returns to BBC World News with five new films. Directed by different filmmakers from across the globe, each film depicts a range of contemporary political, cultural and human rights issues. The documentaries cover stories from around the world including Iran, Sudan, Morocco and Pakistan.

Starts 20th February, every weekend at these times:

Saturdays 01.10, 15.10

Sundays 09.10, 20.10

 


Talking Movies: OscarsTM

Talking Movies travels to Los Angeles to preview Hollywood’s biggest night of the year, the 88th Academy Awards. The programme will feature many of the stars nominated for an Oscar as well as filmmakers from around the world hoping to go home with a trophy. Talking Movies will also look at all of the major Oscar races and predict which film will walk away with the ceremony’s most coveted prize – that of best picture.

27th February 12.30

28th February 00.30, 07.30, 19.30


Spirit of Yatching: Sydney Hobart RaceBBC Wold News - Spirit of Yachting

The Sydney Hobart Race is a blue water classic which, for the past 70 years, has lured offshore sailors from around the world. It demands determination, endurance and extraordinary seamanship skills from those brave enough to accept the 628 mile trial. From the start in Sydney’s iconic harbour the race is to Hobart in Tasmania via the unforgiving Bass Strait.

20th February 12.30

21st February 00.30, 07.30, 19.3

 

AIR FRANCE TESTS WI-FI ON SHORT AND MEDIUM-HAUL FLIGHTS

Source: corporate.airfrance.com »

Since 12 January, Air France has been offering a special internet connection offer with Wi-Fi entertainment content on a test basis for three months, in partnership with Orange.This test has been launched on two medium-haul and short-haul A320s. For the duration of the flight (from the time of boarding up to the time they leave the aircraft*), customers can connect to high-speed Internet, access their mails or watch live television (France 2, France 24, Eurosport, BBC World News and Bloomberg).

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Swiss trials inflight phone calls on its Boeing 777

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Swiss is the latest airline to join the sky-high surfing set, with three inflight data packages offered on its new Boeing 777-300ER – and, in what may prove a contentious move, there’s also the option to make phone calls.

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Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: January 28th – February 3rd

Passengers flying this week on an airline offering Sport 24 can enjoy LIVE coverage of the Australian Open‘s Men’s and Women’s Final, Bundesliga, and the NFL Pro Bowl.Sport 24 - Jan 28 - Feb 3

The big moments ahead:

Australian Open Tennis

Women’s Semi Finals

Men’s Semi Finals

Women’s Final

Men’s Final

Bundesliga

1. FSV Mainz 05 vs Borussia Monchengladbach

Borussia Dortmund vs Ingolstadt

VfB Stuttgart vs Hamburger SV

VfL Wolfsburg vs FC Koln (more…)

New SWISS Boeing 777 offers inflight internet and phoning

Source: swiss.com »

SWISS will offer its customers aloft internet connections for the first time with its new Boeing 777-300ER. Travellers will have a choice of three data packages. As part of its new inflight connectivity, the airline will also be offering a roaming inflight phoning option for a trial one-year period.

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2016 LIVE Events on Sport 24

Sport 24 – 2016 Schedule

Sport 24 - Calendar_2016

With All New Cabin Design, JetBlue Introduces Fully Connected In-Seat Experience From Gate to Gate

Source: mediaroom.jetblue.com »

JetBlue’s First A320 Cabin Restyling After 15 Years of Flying Brings Gate-to-Gate Fly-Fi, New Inflight Entertainment System with Internet-Streaming on HD Seatback Televisions, Power Outlets for Personal Devices, Ergonomic Seats, and Generous Personal Space

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