Archive | June, 2013

Boeing Vs. Gogo: Five Ways Austerity Promotes Innovation

Boeing Vs. Gogo: Five Ways Austerity Promotes Innovation It’s common wisdom that wealthy families should limit the allowances they give their kids. In fact, we all should. Make them work summer jobs and even take out student loans. Deprivation builds character. Give your child unlimited funds and she’ll never have a tough choice to make, […]

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Gogo CEO on Going Public, Next Phase

Paste a Video URL Gogo CEO Michael Small on launching $187M IPO and expansion plans.

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Which Airlines Have The Most WiFi-Enabled Flights?

Which Airlines Have The Most WiFi-Enabled Flights? (Karen_Chappell) By now, most of us are used to having Internet access wherever we go, but a majority of flights by the major U.S. airlines still don’t offer in-flight WiFi access to passengers. And your likelihood of finding WiFi on a plane all depends on which airline you’re […]

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Delta, Southwest tops for inflight Wi-Fi on domestic routes

Delta, Southwest tops for inflight Wi-Fi on domestic routes If you want to be connected to the Internet while in flight domestically, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines are your best bets among major airlines. And United Airlines for now is the worst, according to a new survey released Tuesday by Routehappy. Overall, fliers can […]

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THE MOST FABULOUS FLIGHT ATTENDANT FASHIONS IN HISTORY

THE MOST FABULOUS FLIGHT ATTENDANT FASHIONS IN HISTORY Is there anything more jet-set fabulous than a chicly turned-out flight attendant? In honor of Pedro Almodóvar’s new ultra-gay romp I’m So Excited, which takes place on a Madrid to Mexico City flight and features some fabulous flight attendant fashion, we’ve rounded up our favorite moments of In-flight […]

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Wi-Fi at Takeoff? Expect Delays

Wi-Fi at Takeoff? Expect Delays Airbus/Associated Press An airplane pilot uses an Apple iPad in the cockpit of an Airbus jet. U.S. airline passengers, eager to be able to start using electronic devices throughout their flights, have months to wait until new rules are hammered out. And even after Washington’s anticipated endorsement of expanded use […]

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Emirates takes the top honour at the World Airline Awards named by travellers as the World’s Best Airline in 2013

Emirates takes the top honour at the World Airline Awards named by travellers as the World’s Best Airline in 2013 Mr Tim Clark, President of Emirates receives the Airline of the Year Award, flanked by Emirates cabin crew World Airline Awards global presentations were made by Richard Quest, CNN’s foremost international business correspondent and presenter […]

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Delta Stake in Virgin Atlantic Makes Headway

Delta Stake in Virgin Atlantic Makes Headway Delta Air Lines Inc. DAL -0.71% on Thursday cleared two of the three regulatory hurdles needed to complete its planned purchase of a minority stake in Virgin Atlantic and launch an extensive transatlantic joint venture with the U.K.-based carrier. The European Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice completed their respective probes […]

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F.A.A. to Consider Relaxed Rules for Devices on Planes

F.A.A. to Consider Relaxed Rules for Devices on Planes An industry working group assigned by the Federal Aviation Administration to research the use of electronics on airplanes is expected to recommend relaxing the ban on portable electronic devices during takeoff and landing. One member of the group, who asked for anonymity because the panel is not allowed to speak publicly about […]

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Creative takes on in-flight entertainment

Creative takes on in-flight entertainment Nina Katchadourian has been creating unusual works of art from her airplane seat — and occasionally the lavatory — since 2010, and during the 101 flights since she started flying in a “furiously alert and creative” state, only three people have ever asked about her in-flight activities. Those activities include […]

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