Articles tagged “inflight entertainment”

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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

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

In-Flight Entertainment Company Panasonic Will Pay $280 Million To Settle Corruption Claims

Who knew airline in-flight entertainment was such a juicy business filled with no-show consulting contracts?

In-Flight Entertainment Company Panasonic Will Pay $280 Million To Settle Corruption Claims

Airlines

Do Seatback Screens on Planes Have a Future? — Airline Innovation Report

Seatback entertainment screens are so 2002. Airlines should remove them and focus on what their highest-value travelers actually want — fast, reliable Wi-Fi. Passengers who care about quality entertainment can load up their own devices with stuff they actually want to watch. Or they can stream from a server on the plane.

Do Seatback Screens on Planes Have a Future? — Airline Innovation Report

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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

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American Airlines Reveals Details of Expanded Free In-Flight Entertainment

If you're not streaming quality content to passengers, you might as well not have an IFE system.

American Airlines Reveals Details of Expanded Free In-Flight Entertainment

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Crystal Cabin Award Shortlist Reveals Top 7 Airline Trends

It’s no surprise that many of this year’s Crystal Cabin nominees focus on innovations which reduce weight and redistribute space, but innovations and improvements are always welcome onboard.

Crystal Cabin Award Shortlist Reveals Top 7 Airline Trends

Airlines

JetBlue Launches Amazon Streaming on All Planes Equipped With Fly-Fi

It's a good way to make holiday travel a little more bearable, and a great way to fund in-flight Wi-Fi.

JetBlue Launches Amazon Streaming on All Planes Equipped With Fly-Fi

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Emirates Tears Out In-Flight Entertainment Screens in Favor of Larger Ones

This isn’t about the industry’s largest seat-back screens or more content than you can consume on 100 trips around the world. It’s about personalization. Giving passengers what they value most is the new brand loyalty builder. The key for airlines, which serve global markets, is to understand that what passengers value most differs by region, by demographic, and from individual to individual. Airlines either get that, or passengers will deplane and never come back again.

Emirates Tears Out In-Flight Entertainment Screens in Favor of Larger Ones

Airlines

Interview: The Future of Truly High-Speed In-Flight Wi-Fi

We're still skeptical that large file downloads, Netflix-watching and seeing Grandma's face at 35,000 feet is a near-term reality, but speeds will undoubtedly get gradually faster as more satellites are launched for passengers' delight.

Interview: The Future of Truly High-Speed In-Flight Wi-Fi