Articles tagged “inflight Wi-Fi”

Yet Another Company Promises to Revolutionize U.S. Airline Wi-Fi

Yet Another Company Promises to Revolutionize U.S. Airline Wi-Fi

Brian Sumers, Skift

Thales is a late-comer to the U.S. market, and it's not clear that its technology is any better than what is already on the market or is planned by other companies.

3 years ago

Delta Makes a Big Commitment to Gogo’s Next-Gen In-Flight Wi-Fi

Delta Makes a Big Commitment to Gogo’s Next-Gen In-Flight Wi-Fi

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Gogo had a set-back when American Airlines decided to open up its Wi-Fi bid to rival ViaSat, but this new Delta Air Lines commitment makes up for that.

3 years ago

Gogo Seeks Growth Outside of U.S. Where Demand for In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Strong

Gogo Seeks Growth Outside of U.S. Where Demand for In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Strong

Marisa Garcia, Skift

What Gogo's new study shows is that there is a great appetite for connectivity in the air globally, where it is rare. In North America, Gogo says the market is saturated, demand is lower. Whether this demand converts from 'would like to have' to 'would use' will depend on the costs of service, both for airlines and for passengers who pay the bill.

3 years ago

New Deal Will Increase Gogo’s In-Flight Wi-Fi Speed

New Deal Will Increase Gogo’s In-Flight Wi-Fi Speed

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Satellite partnerships are everything in this high speed race, but with airlines making up their minds to equip planes, satellites already in sub-orbit have an advantage.

3 years ago

American Airlines Suit Against Gogo Is Latest Development in Race to Offer Fastest Wi-Fi

American Airlines Suit Against Gogo Is Latest Development in Race to Offer Fastest Wi-Fi

Marisa Garcia, Skift

The only thing faster than the speed of Wi-Fi the various competitors are introducing is the speed of change in this highly competitive sector.

3 years ago

Crystal Cabin Award Shortlist Reveals Top 7 Airline Trends

Crystal Cabin Award Shortlist Reveals Top 7 Airline Trends

Marisa Garcia, Skift

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.

3 years ago

Better In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Here, But What Are Your Odds for Getting It?

Better In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Here, But What Are Your Odds for Getting It?

Marisa Garcia, Skift

With odds like this, things are looking up for in-flight selfies.

3 years ago

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

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

Marisa Garcia, Skift

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

3 years ago

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

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

Marisa Garcia, Skift

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.

3 years ago

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

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

Dan Peltier, Skift

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.

3 years ago

Icelandair’s New In-Flight Wi-Fi Study Is a Thing of Beauty

Icelandair’s New In-Flight Wi-Fi Study Is a Thing of Beauty

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Yes, it’s a gently skewed sales tool for Icelandair. Of course, it is! But it’s still gorgeous. We hope it will inspire other airlines to go make a better one. They can start right now.

3 years ago

Gogo CEO Michael Small on Digital Habits of Air Travelers at Skift Forum

Gogo CEO Michael Small on Digital Habits of Air Travelers at Skift Forum

Dennis Schaal, Skift

When the day comes that air travelers don't have to pay $37 for Wi-Fi on a long-haul flight, then that will be a good thing for both airlines and passengers.

4 years ago