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Archive for March, 2017

Virgin Australia reveals in-flight Wi-Fi plans

Source: smh.com.au »

In-flight internet access is shaping up as a key battleground for Australia’s two major airlines, with Virgin Australia announcing a trial of on-board Wi-Fi to match the service Qantas is close to launching.

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Spirit Airlines exploring inflight connectivity options

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com »

Amid rumors that ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, an airline known for offering spartan amenities with its trademark “bare fare”, was on the verge of launching inflight connectivity and streaming services, CEO Robert Fornaro recently provided some insight into the carrier’s plans.

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Turkish Airlines to introduce mobile internet via eXPhone

Source: getconnected.aero »

Turkish Airlines is to introduce new in-flight connectivity via Panasonic’s eXPhone service, allowing internet access via passengers’ mobile smartphones.

As an extension of existing Wi-Fi and live TV availability on its Boeing B777 and Airbus A330 aircraft, Turkish Airlines will offer mobile internet connectivity via eXPhone to its guests by April 2017.

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Sport 24 Schedule: March 28th – April 2nd

Sport 24 - Mar 28 - Apr 2Sport 24 has another week of great LIVE sporting action available in-flight, including ATP Tennis from Miami.

Here are some other highlights for this week:

NBA

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs

Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets

Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs

NRL

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs vs. Brisbane Broncos

Sydney Roosters vs. Manly Warringah Sea Eagles

Melbourne Storm vs. Penrith Panthers (more…)

CNN International: April Programming Highlights

Coming up on CNN International in-flight (Times are in GMT and CET and subject to change)

 

CNN StyleCNN Style: Paris

Derek Blasberg travels to Paris this April to explore enduring style in the City of Lights. We’ll go behind the scenes with Dior’s first ever female Creative Director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, as she prepares the latest collection for the Fashion Week runway. Derek also speaks to American designer Vera Wang, who will receive a Legion d’Honneur – the highest French order for civil merits – at an official ceremony in Les Invalides. Finally, listen to what stars such as Julianne Moore, Gigi Hadid, and George Clooney think about the fashion legacy of Paris. (more…)

Sport 24 Schedule: March 21st – 27th

Sport 24 - Mar 21 - 27There is more great LIVE sporting action available in-flight on Sport 24 this week, including the Dubai World Cup Horse Racing.

Here are some highlights for this week:

NRL

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs. Sydney Roosters

Brisbane Broncos vs. Canberra Raiders

Wests Tigers vs. Melbourne Storm

NBA

Golden State Warriors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Memphis Grizzlies vs. San Antonio Spurs

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Charlotte Hornets (more…)

Sport 24 Schedule: March 14th – 19th

Sport 24 - Mar 14 - 19Sport 24 has lots of great sporting action for you to watch LIVE in-flight, including the final week of ATP Tennis at Indian Wells.

Highlights of this week’s programing:

NRL

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs vs. New Zealand Warriors

Canberra Raiders vs. Wests Tigers

NBA

Washington Wizards vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Utah Jazz vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

Toronto Raptors vs. Detroit Pistons (more…)

IAG to equip fleet with inflight wifi from Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom

Source: tnooz.com »

Inflight wifi access is a vital part of the airline passenger experience, but it is also an elephant in the room when it comes to merchandising, retailing and personalisation.

For airlines, tech providers and their commercial partners, having access to passengers’ devices at 30,000 feet is a great in-the-moment upselling opportunity, providing of course that the passengers can get online with a strong enough signal to feel confident about buying.

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Sport 24 Schedule: March 7th – 13th

Sport 24 - Mar 7th - 13thInterested in watching ATP Tennis LIVE in-flight this week? Sport 24 will be showing coverage from Indian Wells. There will be lots of great sporting action available on board.

Highlights of what you can watch:

NHL

New York Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins

NBA

Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles clippers

San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Washington Wizards vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (more…)