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, TV series, music and magazines in flight. Passengers flying with Thomas Cook can book excursions […]
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 wireless IFE system complements the airline’s existing overhead IFE. Passengers travelling onboard SilkAir flights will find […]
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 and short-haul flights, with seamless global coverage. “We’re very excited about working with Air New […]
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.
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 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 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.
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 across Japan. The new ANA Sky Live TV offers three channels of Japanese news, sports […]
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 board Business Class” of the Boeing 777 (Reg. FGSQL) . An Air France spokesperson told Flight […]