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Articles tagged “in-flight”

9 Priorities as Millennials and Gen Z Move to the Front of the Plane

9 Priorities as Millennials and Gen Z Move to the Front of the Plane

Colin Nagy, Skift

Airlines are in the process of radically rethinking their premium class offerings. They should not forget about the next generation of passengers.

4 months ago

Gogo Feels Pressure as American Airlines Splits In-Flight Wi-Fi Order With ViaSat

Gogo Feels Pressure as American Airlines Splits In-Flight Wi-Fi Order With ViaSat

Justin Bachman and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Increased rivalry among in-flight Wi-Fi providers is likely good news for technology advancements that are expedited because of it and the consumers that will benefit from them.

6 months ago

Gogo Is Trying to Raise $500 Million to Improve In-Flight Wi-Fi

Gogo Is Trying to Raise $500 Million to Improve In-Flight Wi-Fi

Claire Boston, Bloomberg

Getting Internet onto a plane will likely always be a capital-intensive project, and Gogo's push for faster connectivity will require big investments from the company and from airlines.

6 months ago

American Airlines Will Stop In-Flight Gate Announcement Interruptions

American Airlines Will Stop In-Flight Gate Announcement Interruptions

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

We'd prefer gate announcements to credit-card pitches and barely audible messages from the captain.

7 months ago

SAS CEO Says He Wants Real Digital Change at Airlines, Not ‘Lipstick on a Pig’

SAS CEO Says He Wants Real Digital Change at Airlines, Not ‘Lipstick on a Pig’

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Gustafson believes Danes and Swedes will need to catch up with their automation-loving Norwegian counterparts, but, in our experience, all of Europe is reaping the benefits of a strong focus on digital.

8 months ago

Skift Travel Megatrend for 2016: Build Your Own Passenger Experience Is the Future of Flying

Skift Travel Megatrend for 2016: Build Your Own Passenger Experience Is the Future of Flying

Marisa Garcia, Skift

BYO doesn’t have to be a bad thing and the best airlines will convince passengers its even better than old-school frills.

9 months ago

Why Mandatory Legroom on Airline Flights Will Cost Consumers

Why Mandatory Legroom on Airline Flights Will Cost Consumers

Adam Minter, Bloomberg

Consumers will continue to try pay as little as humanly possible and complain as loud as possible at the same time.

9 months ago

How American Airlines May Be Making In-Flight Wi-Fi Better for Everyone

How American Airlines May Be Making In-Flight Wi-Fi Better for Everyone

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

We're in a development period now with in-flight Wi-Fi where are expectations can't be met by much of the existing infrastructure.

9 months ago

Gogo’s Stock Takes off After American Air Withdraws Lawsuit

Gogo’s Stock Takes off After American Air Withdraws Lawsuit

Michaela Ross and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Good news for Gogo and, ultimately, consumers chasing faster in-flight Wi-Fi.

9 months ago

Air France Is Finally Bringing In-Flight Wi-Fi to International Flights

Air France Is Finally Bringing In-Flight Wi-Fi to International Flights

Andrea Rothmans, Bloomberg

We're with the silent majority on this. It's nice to have an excuse not to check email. But we're in the rapidly shrinking minority here.

10 months ago

Gogo’s Stock Drops, ViaSat’s Rises After American Airlines’ Lawsuit

Gogo’s Stock Drops, ViaSat’s Rises After American Airlines’ Lawsuit

Michaela Ross and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

10 months ago

12 Airline Trend Predictions for 2016: Which Are Most Likely to Succeed?

12 Airline Trend Predictions for 2016: Which Are Most Likely to Succeed?

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Whether you look at these 2016 predictions from the perspective of a consumer or the perspective of an airline, they are beneficial aims. They are also tall orders. We don’t think airlines can accomplish all of these goals in 2016, but they should make progress. Or they had better get busy starting.

10 months ago