Archive | July, 2013

Wi-Fi on International Flights Starting to Take Off

Wi-Fi on International Flights Starting to Take Off American frequent flyers have come to expect in-flight Wi-Fi when traveling domestically, but staying connected on overseas trips remains more elusive. While 38 percent of domestic planes have Wi-Fi, barely more than three dozen daily international flights offer Internet service during the full trip, according to a […]

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YOUR MONEY-Real-time sky shopping taxies to the runway

YOUR MONEY-Real-time sky shopping taxies to the runway (Reuters) – Want to order a snack or drink on a plane without flagging down a flight attendant? Book dinner and theater tickets at your destination? Watch a catalog of TV shows on demand? Sure, but why can’t you do it already? Dave Pedersen, a 30-year-old media […]

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Panasonic Avionics and China Telecom Satellite Communications Limited Partner to Connect the Skies Over China

Panasonic Avionics and China Telecom Satellite Communications Limited Partner to Connect the Skies Over China Panasonic Avionics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China TelecomSatellite Communications Limited (China Telecom Satellite) to jointly develop, implement and support in-flight connectivity solutions for the Chinese market. The signing of the MOU will also make possible the first […]

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You’ve Never Seen Anything Like Singapore Airlines’ Next Gen In-Flight Entertainment

You’ve Never Seen Anything Like Singapore Airlines’ Next Gen In-Flight Entertainment Singapore Airlines is an airline of superlatives. Not only do they boast the largest lie-flat bed, the most luxurious airplane suite, and the longest routes in the world, but with today’s debut of what they’re calling the “SIA Next Gen” seats and entertainment, the words […]

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Panasonic extends relationship with Neymar to highlight B2B Solutions – Top Sponsor for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

Panasonic extends relationship with Neymar to highlight B2B Solutions – Top Sponsor for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Panasonic has signed a four-year extension to its global advertising contract with Brazil and FC Barcelona star Neymar, with the agreement set to place a heavy emphasis on the company’s role as a top-tier sponsor […]

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Boeing, Panasonic Look to Offer eXConnect In-Flight Broadband to Government Customers

Boeing, Panasonic Look to Offer eXConnect In-Flight Broadband to Government Customers Boeing and Panasonic Avionics Corp. are preparing to open a new market for Panasonic’s secure, satellite-based, in-flight broadband service known as eXConnect. Under a new agreement, Boeing will offer eXConnect service to government customers within and outside the United States. Panasonic eXConnect is the […]

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Slow adoption of in-flight WiFi schools airlines in what works

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Android takes to the skies as Google takes over in-flight entertainment!

Android takes to the skies as Google takes over in-flight entertainment!.

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Two dead, 181 hurt in San Francisco air crash

Two dead, 181 hurt in San Francisco air crash SAN FRANCISCO — An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul crashed on landing at San Francisco’s airport Saturday, killing two passengers, injuring more than 180 and and forcing dozens of frightened passengers and crew to scamper from the heavily damaged aircraft before it was engulfed in smoke […]

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Norwegian introduces Android powered in-flight system to Dreamliner

Norwegian introduces Android powered in-flight system to Dreamliner Norwegian and Panasonic Avionics Corporation have joined forces to develop the first ever Android powered in-flight entertainment system. Norwegian’s passengers will be able to use select Android apps that are pre-loaded onto the system, providing an in-flight experience similar to the on-the-ground experience travellers have become accustomed […]

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