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Delta Redesigns Its In-Flight Magazine for Digitally Affluent Flyers

Delta Redesigns Its In-Flight Magazine for Digitally Affluent Flyers     Richard Branson on the cover of the April edition of Sky Magazine. / Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines introduced a redesign of the in-flight magazine Sky this month. It’s the first time that the content and format of the magazine have been reworked since the airline started […]

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Airbus to reveal first A350 seats, cabin interiors next week

Airbus to reveal first A350 seats, cabin interiors next week Airbus will unveil its first A350 cabin and seats next week as the aircraft manufacturer gears up for the late 2014 launch of its  next-generation jetliner. The reveal will take place on Monday April 7th at Airbus’ new Cabin Design Centre in Hamburg, where airlines with orders for […]

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Delta Flips the Switch for In-Flight WiFi on Their 747s

Delta Flips the Switch for In-Flight WiFi on Their 747s When Delta merged with, gobbled up, or joined forces with Northwest Airlines, the carrier acquired a whole bunch of Boeing 747s. Slowly but surely things have been upgraded and updated to incorporate new levels of flying fun, and recently one of the final pieces was put into place—in-flight […]

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Opt for cellphone use on flights in U.S. airspace

Opt for cellphone use on flights in U.S. airspace Chicago Tribune – By Adam Minter What would the friendly skies be like if you could use your cellphone on flights in U.S. airspace? Last week, comments closed on a proposed Department of Transportation rule that would continue the long-standing U.S. ban on in-flight use of […]

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Forget First Class: LinkedIn and Delta Launch ‘Innovation Class’

Forget First Class: LinkedIn and Delta Launch ‘Innovation Class’ If you’re an entrepreneur looking to rub elbows with startup royalty, here’s your chance. Delta Airlines announced this week it’s partnering with the social networking site LinkedInto connect high-profile professionals with the businessleaders of tomorrow. Through the new mentoring program, called “Innovation Class,” Delta is offering LinkedIn members the […]

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Malaysia Air Incident Will Spur Airline Industry Technology Changes

Malaysia Air Incident Will Spur Airline Industry Technology Changes In a world where Google Inc. knows your shopping habits and police use mobile phones to pinpoint locations of emergency calls, how can a wide-body Boeing Co. 777 fall off the grid? The communications blackout engulfing Flight 370 shines a light on the voice, radar and satellite links […]

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Lufthansa rolls out mobile phone services with AeroMobile

Lufthansa rolls out mobile phone services with AeroMobile Lufthansa German Airlines has launched its inflight mobile phone service with AeroMobile, allowing passengers to use their mobile devices to text and browse online via Lufthansa FlyNet. With eight aircraft equipped and in service, Lufthansa has confirmed it will roll out mobile connectivity across its entire long-haul fleet of […]

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PANASONIC WILL DOUBLE THE SIZE OF CONNECTIVITY-EQUIPPED FLEET BY END OF 2014

Panasonic announced that it will double the size of its connectivity-equipped fleet by the end of 2014 following FAA certification of a bird strike compliant radome for B777-200 aircraft. The STC (supplemental type certificate) for the B777-200 radome paves the way for approvals on other aircraft types. Panasonic currently has more than 150 B777-200 aircraft […]

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8 Expert Theories Behind the Malaysia Air Disappearance

8 Expert Theories Behind the Malaysia Air Disappearance The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles (11 kilometers) above the earth. So the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea has […]

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Flight MH370: What Is Known About Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Flight MH370: What Is Known About Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet An extensive search has revealed no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. What authorities say is known as of Monday evening: — The Boeing 777 carrying 239 people lost contact over the sea between Malaysia and Vietnam; there was no sign of trouble before […]

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