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Do In-Flight Magazines Have Anything to Fear From Gate-to-Gate Electronics?

Excerpt from BoardingArea.com/Delta Points

Feb 03, 2014 3:00 pm

Skift Take

In-flight magazines with PDF versions are great to read, but Delta and others need to find a smoother way to get them onto tablets before they throw the print versions away, especially since ad sales are a healthy source of non-flight revenue with little effort on the airline’s part.

— Jason Clampet

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 / Sky Magazine

Delta's in-flight Sky Magazine. / Sky Magazine


In the very beginning of November last year Delta became the 1st airline to allow PEDs from gate to gate on most jets and now on all its jets (depending on where they are departing from that is).

But here is the unintended results of this move – who reads SKY magazine anymore? Seriously, since November 2nd who has even pulled the monthly journal out of the seat pocket? Oh sure, there was that time period when CRJ200s were not ready and approved but since then – why bother?

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