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Airline Industry News, Trends, Analysis

Day: 6 June 2016

#Airline Passenger Experience#Aviation Matters#In-Flight Connectivity#In-Flight Entertainment

In a Hyperconnected World BYOD is “Major Game Changer,” Says SITAOnAir

The digital trends of today’s travellers will make BYOD entertainment a “major game changer” says Inflight Connectivity and Entertainment supplier, SITA OnAir.

We’ve been closely watching the rise of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in-flight entertainment (IFE) trend as new services and solutions arise which let airlines offer entertainment content on flights where there previously was none, or as supplementary entertainment for overhead screens, even for embedded seat back screens for an “at-home” multi-screening experience.

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Airbus Foundation, Airlink, IFRC Appeal to Airlines for Help During Worst Humanitarian Crisis Since WW2

At IATA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) the Airbus Foundation, together with its long-standing partners the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and emergency flight coordinators, Airlink, urged airlines to join them providing critical relief to the suffering around the world during what the IFRC describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War 2.

During 2015 alone, the IFRC reported handling 33 major emergency operations, 122 small to medium emergency operations, and 450 emergency ‘events.’

Hamburg Aviation Members at ribbon cutting ceremony for the new ZAL TechCenter, Hamburg, Source: Hamburg Aviation
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Hamburg Aviation Recognised as “Landmark in the Land of Ideas 2016”

Hamburg Aviation has been recognised for its successful networking in the aviation community and promotion of innovation receiving a prize as one of 100 “Landmarks in the Land of Ideas 2016” in the “Germany – Land of Ideas” initiative.

The “Germany – Land of Ideas” initiative and Deutsche Bank honour ideas that promote a sense of community, cooperation and networking with an emphasis on collaboration, helping to solve present and future challenges.