Archive | August, 2013

Aircell Announces In-Flight Personal Smartphone Texting and Calling

Aircell Announces In-Flight Personal Smartphone Texting and Calling Aircell, a Gogo company, introduced a new in-flight calling and texting service called Gogo Text & Talk, part of Gogo Biz.  The service allows flyers to use their own smartphones and mobile numbers to complete calls and texts in the air. Gogo Text & Talk operates via Wi-Fi networks […]

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‘LIVE’ IN THE AIR: NEW CHANNELS TAKE OFF AS PANASONIC EXPANDS INFLIGHT TV SERVICE

Panasonic Avionics, a leading provider of in-flight entertainment and communication systems, announces the enhancement of its exclusive eXTV global live television service with three robust channel offerings  – CNBC, CNN International, and a Japanese-language channel, NHK World Premium.   With seven live TV channels, Panasonic is today’s only in-flight connectivity service provider that has the […]

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The ultimate in-flight entertainment: five bands we’d want on board

The ultimate in-flight entertainment: five bands we’d want on board Virgin Records recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. To celebrate, business mogul founder Richard Branson made a head-turning announcement; from next month his new UK domestic airline, Little Red, will feature live music as in-flight entertainment. We applaud Virgin’s indefatigable ingenuity. But we can’t help considering […]

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American Airlines Reveals Design Of New European Made Airbus A319

American Airlines Reveals Design Of New European Made Airbus A319 Despite turbulence in the merger with US Airways, American Airlines continues to move forward with its fleet revitalization plans. Last month they launched the regional Embraer ERJ -2.16%-175 aircraft on routes out of Chicago. This month, they’re showcasing the design of their new midrange Airbus A319. This is the first […]

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The latest in-flight entertainment from Virgin Airlines: Improv comedy

The latest in-flight entertainment from Virgin Airlines: Improv comedy More novel ideas from the airline that serves ice cubes in the shape of Richard Branson’s face By Carmel Lobello | August 9, 2013    inShare   Improv comedy + confined spaces = terrifying, indeed. AP Photo/Brian Kersey   V irgin Atlantic’s creative team has said “yes” to some […]

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How to Find Out If Your Flight Has Wi-Fi, and How Much It’ll Cost

How to Find Out If Your Flight Has Wi-Fi, and How Much It’ll Cost Nowadays many planes come with internet access for an arguably small fee. Some airlines offer Wi-Fi across their entire fleet while others only on certain types of planes and flights. If you want to find out if you can stay connected […]

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Virgin Atlantic offers live in-flight entertainment

Virgin Atlantic offers live in-flight entertainment Virgin Atlantic passengers are to be entertained with live comedy and music on board domestic flights from Heathrow to Manchester and Edinburgh. Passengers on selected Virgin Atlantic’s domestic flights will see live entertainment during their journey By Soo Kim Passengers on selected Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red flights, the airline’s new […]

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