Articles tagged “in-flight”

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Intelsat Makes $400 Million Bid for Gogo’s In-Flight Wi-Fi Service From Bankruptcy

New owner Intelsat will need to invest in Gogo's internet services. Airline customers like Delta are impatient with Gogo's capacity to meet their needs.

Intelsat Makes $400 Million Bid for Gogo’s In-Flight Wi-Fi Service From Bankruptcy

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A Russian Airline Is Delivering Its Meals to Grounded Travelers Nostalgic for In-Flight Food

We're travel obsessives, but we don't miss airplane food. That said, we congratulate Ural Airlines on finding a way to make a few people smile with this marketing gimmick.

A Russian Airline Is Delivering Its Meals to Grounded Travelers Nostalgic for In-Flight Food

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Qantas and Virgin Australia Battle Over In-Flight Wi-Fi Rollouts

Both Qantas and Virgin Australia should have Wi-Fi available on all domestic flights by the end of 2018. While travelers want to stay connected, they probably won’t pay for Wi-Fi, but might choose flights on the basis of internet coverage, especially on longer routes.

Qantas and Virgin Australia Battle Over In-Flight Wi-Fi Rollouts

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The Race to Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi Means Improvements for Passengers

Finally, in-flight Wi-Fi is becoming faster and more available across the board. Go ahead and add the "best Wi-Fi" option to your budget of extra fees on top of the plane ticket.

The Race to Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi Means Improvements for Passengers

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American Airlines Teams With Casper for In-Flight Bedding and a Hipper Appeal

American and Casper will soon be working together to bring custom-designed bedding to the airline's long-haul flights. A hipper brand such as Casper may resonate better with younger flyers than legacy brands such as Westin or Saks.

American Airlines Teams With Casper for In-Flight Bedding and a Hipper Appeal

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Airline Laptop Ban Will Be Relaxed if Additional Security Measures Are Achieved

Despite the big talk about enhanced screening, this is a retreat by the U.S. and a win for airlines that pushed a more strategic approach to security.

Airline Laptop Ban Will Be Relaxed if Additional Security Measures Are Achieved

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Honeywell Shows Off Connected Aircraft Capabilities On Test Flights

Honeywell has a new suite of connected tools that it's bringing to market powered by satellite connectivity. In a crowded market, though, it may take some time before the potential is fully realized.

Honeywell Shows Off Connected Aircraft Capabilities On Test Flights

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Good Airline News Today? You Still Won’t Be Able to Make Calls on Flights

While we were never really excited about the move to make calls on planes, the other lesson from this is that Americans really don't trust their fellow Americans to have any manners whatsoever.

Good Airline News Today? You Still Won’t Be Able to Make Calls on Flights

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Etihad Will Offer Free iPads and Wi-Fi on Flights Affected by Electronics Ban

This is a smart move to ensure Etihad's most valuable customers are able to stay connected on its lengthy flights direct to U.S. destinations.

Etihad Will Offer Free iPads and Wi-Fi on Flights Affected by Electronics Ban

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5 Missed Opportunities for Better In-Flight Entertainment

Compared to a decade ago in-flight entertainment is in a great place. Here's how to make it so much better.

5 Missed Opportunities for Better In-Flight Entertainment