Starting this summer, customers of Thomas Cook Group Airlines can connect to Sunstream, a new entertainment system with their own personal device and enjoy movies, …
SilkAir Upgrades Wireless IFE Catalogue
SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will upgrade its wireless IFE (in-flight entertainment) system with a larger catalogue of content available. The SilkAir Studio …
Air New Zealand Selects Inmarsat GX for Global In-Flight Wi-Fi
Air New Zealand has signed a contract for Inmarsat’s GX Aviation service which will deliver high speed Wi-Fi internet access to passengers on its long …
GEE Makes Entertainment Appealing with its NextGen wIFE, Entice
At the Aircraft Interiors EXPO in Hamburg, Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) revealed its Next Generation Wireless IFE (wIFE) solution, Entice, designed to appeal to both airlines and their customers.
The new Entice system is a combined hardware and content distribution system with an ample library of entertainment and activities, as well as an opportunity for airlines to earn revenue through advertising and simplified onboard retail.
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.
Norwegian Celebrates 5 Years of Free Wi-Fi (Sí FREE)
Norwegian Airlines celebrates five years since it introduced free high-speed Wi-Fi on its European routes by sharing a study of passenger Wi-Fi trends.
Gogo Announces Major Milestones in Market Reach
Gogo has announced its came close to 1,100 aircraft installations in 2015 and that it has earned more than 800 orders for its new high-speed 2KU hybrid antenna connections.
ANA and Panasonic Partner to Offer Wi-Fi and Live TV Inflight
Panasonic Avionics and All Nippon Airways CO., LTD(ANA) have announced a new partnership to launch ANA SKY Live TV and broadband Internet Wi-Fi services on the airline’s domestic routes …
Overheating IFE Causes Diversion of Air France Flight
Air France 54 from Charles de Gaulle to Washington Dulles International was diverted to Montreal when crew “noticed strong heat on an empty seat on …