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Airline Industry News, Trends, Analysis

Day: 16 February 2016

#In-Flight Entertainment

GEE’s Entertainment in Motion Will Put Starz in the Skies

Global Eagle Entertainment’s Entertainment in Motion (EIM) division–distributor of film and television content airlines around the world–has announced that it struck a new global licensing agreement with Starz Worldwide Distribution, the global television licensing arm of Starz. The licensing agreement allows […]

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#Airlines#Smart Branding#The Flight Fantastic

Caution Shopaholics: Finnair Just Amped-Up In-Flight Retail on A350 with Wi-Fi Makia Clothing Shop

Finnair has opened up a new in-flight shopping concept by introducing a Wi-Fi Makia shop on its A350 planes. The new shopping experience offers passengers onboard A350 aircraft to buy their choice of Makia clothing through the airline’s Nordic Sky Wi-Fi portal. Makia is a Helsinki-based clothing company […]

#Airlines#In-Flight Connectivity#In-Flight Entertainment#The Flight Fantastic

Singapore Airlines A350XWB Will Feature Thales Avant IFE and High-Speed Wi-Fi

Thales’ AVANT Android based system offers a flexible architecture which allows Singapore Airlines to constantly introduce and easily integrate the latest apps their customers demand.

The fleet will be equipped with Thales latest AVANT monitors, which are the most lightweight ever deployed in the market, and feature full high-definition video and an integrated Avii, Thales’ most modern Android smartphone-like touch controller, in premium cabins. Navigating menus with Avii is intuitive and the device can act as a second screen so passengers can, for example, watch a film on the big screen while playing one of the game apps on the handset or monitoring the flight map.

#Airports#Smart Branding#Technically Speaking#Terminal Fascination

SITA and Nice Airport Just Made Travel Nicer with Beacon-Powered Shopper-Friendly App

Nice Côte d’Azur airport has applied SITA’s beacons and Common Use Beacon Registry technology services to support a new multifunctional app which will give travellers personalised suggestions on activities, concessionaire services, and shopping. The release of the app was timed to coincide with the opening […]