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Archive for May, 2017

Live on Air: IMG’s Sport24 Quenches Passengers’ Thirst for Real-Time Sports Coverage

Source: apex.aero »

APEX Insight: IMG’s Sport24 channel satisfies the cravings of air-traveling sports fans.

Video on demand means the days of having to plan an evening around watching a movie or TV show have largely disappeared. But premium sports events are among the few remaining experiences in which an entire mass audience watches the same thing, at the same time.

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Sport 24 Schedule: May 31st – June 5th

Sport 24 - May 31 - Jun 5In-flight this week you can watch LIVE coverage of the UEFA Champions League Final. Continuing this week you can also watch Roland Garros, NHL Stanley Cup Finals, and the NBA Finals.

Here are a few of the highlights for this week:

UEFA Champions League Final

                Juventus vs. Real Madrid

NBA Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors – Games 1 and 2 (more…)

AirNZ touts ‘innovative’ inflight WiFi pricing in launch lead-up

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Air New Zealand is moving steadily towards the launch of inflight internet on domestic and international flights, with the airline now running the numbers on how it will price its sky-high WiFi connectivity,

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Qantas Now Offers WiFi on Domestic Flights

Source: globaltravelerusa.com »

Qantas launched in-flight WiFi on its Boeing 737-800 for its domestic flights in Australia.

The move marks the start of a rollout across 80 Qantas planes; it will be complete by the end of next year. The service uses broadband providers Viasat and Nbn’s Sky Muster satellite service for speeds up to 10 times faster than other providers.

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Icelandair Becomes First Airline to Bring High-Speed Connectivity and Internet Streaming to Transatlantic Flights with ViaSat’s In-flight Internet System

Source: prnewswire.com »

CARLSBAD, Calif. and REYKJAVIK, Iceland, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Icelandair, in operation since 1937, has a long history of bridging North America and mainland Europe through Iceland. Today, the Airline announced it will bring the fastest, most powerful in-flight connectivity and internet streaming service to passengers – across this transatlantic bridge – through a new partnership with global broadband services and technology company, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT).

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CNN International: June Programming Highlights

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

CNNi Talk JUNECNN Talk

Hosted by Max Foster in London, CNN Talk addresses and dissects the biggest stories of the week in world politics.

In June, CNN Talk will examine the events leading up to and following the General Election in the United Kingdom alongside the other major international stories from across the globe.

Joining Foster is the show’s regular panel of Liam Halligan, economist and commentator, known for his regular columns in the Sunday Telegraph and The Spectator; Ayesha Hazarika, former UK Labour Party advisor turned political commentator, and LBC Drivetime presenter Iain Dale.

Fridays at 1100 GMT and 1200 CET

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Sport 24 Schedule: May 23rd – 30th

Sport 24 - May 23 - 30This week on Sport 24 you can watch LIVE coverage in-flight of the NBA Playoffs and the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. Also this week, Roland Garros kicks off.

Here are a few of the highlights for this week:

NBA Playoffs

Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurt

Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

NHL Playoffs

Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks

Stanley Cup Finals: teams TBA

NRL

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs. Parramatta Eels

New Zealand Warriors vs. Brisbane Broncos

Canberra Raiders vs. Sydney Roosters

Check out the LIVE schedule on Sport 24’s website or follow them on Twitter for updates!

ALWAYS IN THE MOMENT

@SPORT24LIVE

Sport 24 Schedule: May 16th – 22nd

Sport 24 - May 16 - 22LIVE coverage of the NHL Playoffs continues this week on Sport 24. Also available to watch in-flight are ATP Tennis from Rome and Euroleague Basketball Semi-Finals and Finals.

Here are some other highlights for this week:

NBA Playoffs

TBC vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

NHL Playoffs

Ottawa Senators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators (more…)