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Archive for April, 2016

Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: April 28th – May 4th

With LIVE inflight coverage of the NBA Playoffs and UEFA Champions League Semi-Finals, passengers are always in the moment with Sport 24Sport 24 - April 28 - May 4

The big moments ahead:

NBA Playoffs

Houston Rockets vs Golden State Warriors

TBC vs TBC

UEFA Champions League

Semi Final – Bayern Munich vs Atletico Madrid

Semi Final – Real Madrid vs Manchester City

UEFA Europa League

Semi Final – Villarreal CF vs Liverpool

Bundesliga (more…)

Flydubai introduces inflight WiFi and Live TV… click for rates

Source: emirates247.com »

Dubai-based flydubai today announced its latest onboard services, offering passengers WiFi connectivity, live television streaming and a new seatback inflight entertainment interface.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, said: “Flydubai has been committed to investing in product innovations and technologies that enhance the travel experience for our passengers from day one. We want to offer customers more choice, a greater experience and affordable access to the technologies we are all coming to expect in the air, just as we do on the ground. Adding WiFi connectivity, live television along with our enhanced ground-breaking inflight entertainment system will allow us to continue to deliver that personalised flying experience our customers expect and appreciate.”

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Gogo 2Ku takes flight with Aeromexico

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com »

A new generation of inflight connectivity launches today as Aeromexico officially activates the Gogo 2Ku solution on five of its aircraft. The kit has been installed and in what Gogo described as “alpha” testing since last November when the STC for the 737-800 was issued. The entry into service of 2Ku comes almost exactly two years after the product was officially announced at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014; in aviation years this is a rather quick product development cycle.

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Cathay Pacific’s A350 inflight Internet pricing: US$10/hour, US$20/flight

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Cathay Pacific will price the inflight Internet on its Airbus A350 fleet at US$20 for the length of the flight or US$10 per hour when the next-generation jetliner takes to the skies in early June.
Vouchers will also be issued to selected travellers – a group expected to include top-tier members of the Marco Polo Club frequent flyer scheme – who’ll have the option to redeem their voucher rather than enter their credit card details on the sign-up portal.

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Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: April 21st – 27th

Whether you’re an NBA or UEFA fan, you can enjoy LIVE coverage while 35,000ft above the ground! Watch the NBA Playoffs and UEFA Semi Finals inflight.Sport 24 - April 21 - 27

The big moments ahead:

NBA Playoffs

Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Clippers

San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies

Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers

Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets

UEFA Champions League

Semi Final: Manchester City vs Real Madrid

Semi Final: Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich

National Rugby League (more…)

Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: April 14th – 20th

The NBA Playoffs start this week! Sport 24 brings you all the action LIVE inflight as you travel to your destination.Sport 24- Apr 14 - 20

The big moments ahead:

NBA

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers

Playoffs

National Rugby League

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels

North Queensland Cowboys vs South Sydney Rabbitohs

Brisbane Broncos vs Newcastle Knights

Canberra Raiders vs Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (more…)

In-Flight Wi-Fi Is About To Get Much Better

Source: huffingtonpost.com »

HAMBURG (Reuters) – In-flight Wi-Fi may sound like a great way to keep in touch with friends and family or catch up on work, but services are often so slow, you’re better off sticking to the in-flight magazine.

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Thales to time shift live content for passengers with streaming TV

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com »

In the early days of broadcast television, viewers had to be glued to their screens whenever a television network decided to air a program. While time shifting of live content has become commonplace in the living room, live television on aircraft has not made that technological leap. That may be about to change.

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Etihad Airways awarded for Best IFE/Connectivity Launch by An Airline 2016

Source: etihad.com »

Etihad Airways has been presented with the award for ‘Best IFE/Connectivity Launch by an Airline 2016’ by leading industry magazine PAX International. The awards ceremony took place at the Aircraft Interiors Expo held in Hamburg, Germany.

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Sport 24 Coverage Schedule: April 7th – 13th

If you’re a sports fan, you know how important it is to watch your team play LIVE in the moment. If you’re flying this week, Sport 24 offers you coverage in the sky.Sport 24 - Apr 7 - 13

The big moments ahead:

The Masters Golf

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Final Day

Europa League Football 

Borussia Dortmund vs Liverpool

NBA

Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks

San Antonio Spurs vs Golden State Warriors (more…)