Articles tagged “ife”

Coronavirus

Gogo in Talks to Sell Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Business

Let's hope the deal talks will go faster than Wi-Fi aboard a plane.

Gogo in Talks to Sell Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Business

Airlines

Gogo CEO Concedes Company Lost Its Way — and Often the Wi-Fi Connectivity Too

How much of a future does Gogo have as an independent public company? We'll see. But it sounds like the new CEO is open to pursuing alternatives.

Gogo CEO Concedes Company Lost Its Way — and Often the Wi-Fi Connectivity Too

Airlines

Gogo Replaces CEO With Its Largest Shareholder

Something seems off about this. Yes, Gogo CEO Michael Small probably had to go. But shouldn't the company have chosen a new CEO with a background in telecommunications?

Gogo Replaces CEO With Its Largest Shareholder

Airlines

Interview: Why In-Flight Entertainment Screens May Persist on Long-Haul Routes

Airline in-flight entertainment systems never age well. They're expensive, and they're often heavy, so airlines burn more fuel having them on board. Why do they persist? Passengers — even those who bring their own devices — tend to like them. But can airlines keep installing these systems forever?

Interview: Why In-Flight Entertainment Screens May Persist on Long-Haul Routes

Airlines

For American Airlines New Technology Means Fewer In-Seat Screens

Maybe five years ago, it would have been bad news if an airline decided not to add in-seat screens. But times change, and many passengers prefer to watch content on their own screens. This is not a big deal.

For American Airlines New Technology Means Fewer In-Seat Screens

Airlines

Kinder, Gentler Airlines Bring Back Free Snacks and Entertainment

When it comes to onboard perks, little things mean a lot. Free snacks -- and perish the thought, free meals -- plus in-flight entertainment without charge will go a long way toward engendering loyalty from passengers at the back of the plane. Smart moves by the airlines involved.

Kinder, Gentler Airlines Bring Back Free Snacks and Entertainment

Airlines

Flying United? You’ll Finally Be Able to Watch Movies or TV on Every Flight

Few things annoy passengers as much as having no entertainment on a long flight, so this change is long overdue. Customers should be pleased.

Flying United? You’ll Finally Be Able to Watch Movies or TV on Every Flight

Airlines

More Content, More Games, and More Advertising Coming to In-Flight Entertainment

Millions of passengers fly every day. Millions upon millions more will fly in the coming decades. All of them are active consumers. When you run the numbers, that’s a very attractive market for advertisers. If they get the mix right, and we get free Wi-Fi out of it, we may not even mind being sold to when we fly.

More Content, More Games, and More Advertising Coming to In-Flight Entertainment

Airlines

Hacking In-Flight Entertainment Is Harder Than Hackers Would Have You Believe

Tweeting threats from inside an aircraft is not a way to prove you have what it takes to keep aviation safe. But anyone with two fingers of sense knows that.

Hacking In-Flight Entertainment Is Harder Than Hackers Would Have You Believe

Online Travel

Gogo Wi-Fi Services Launch on Japan Airlines Domestic Flights

The Japan Airlines deal is a big development for Gogo as it involves satellite -- and not air to ground -- service, and marks its expansion beyond the U.S. and into Asia.

Gogo Wi-Fi Services Launch on Japan Airlines Domestic Flights