Archive | September, 2013

Gogo Surpasses 2,000 Aircraft Installed with Its In-flight Internet Service

Gogo Surpasses 2,000 Aircraft Installed with Its In-flight Internet Service Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, hit a major milestone by installing its 2000(th) commercial aircraft with its in-flight connectivity solution. “This is an important milestone for Gogo and it’s a big win […]

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Singapore Airlines’ KrisWorld Soars to New Heights Using Panasonic’s Wi-Fi and Entertainment Solutions Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/09/27/5250744/singapore-airlines-krisworld-soars.html#storylink=cpy

Singapore Airlines has taken to the skies with its first of eight new Boeing 777-300ERs equipped with Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s (Panasonic) true broadband Wi-Fi, mobile phone service and revolutionary in-flight entertainment experience. Paul Margis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Panasonic Avionics Corporation stated, “By combining our latest IFE solutions with our Global Communications Services, […]

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Remarks of Tony Tyler at the Wings Club, New York City

Remarks of Tony Tyler at the Wings Club, New York City Good afternoon and thank you for that introduction. It is a pleasure to be back at the Wings Club. When I spoke here a few years ago, it was as the CEO of a major Asia-Pacific airline. Today I’m excited to be here on […]

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Panasonic API

Panasonic is one of the behemoths of the IFE world, and you’ve undoubtedly used a Panasonic system on many flights. Panasonic has moved toward an Android operating system for its IFE (like others), and because of that, it makes it a lot easier to open up for outside development. Panasonic went and created an SDK that would […]

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Faster Wifi Coming to the Skies

I’ve spent the week here at the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) conference, and it’s been a great show. This group has its roots in traditional inflight entertainment offerings, but this year, it’s connectivity that’s been getting the headlines. Wifi providers are all trying to figure out how to speed things up, add more capacity, […]

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Panasonic, Intelsat Collaborate to Offer Communications Over Fastest Growing Air Travel Region

Panasonic, Intelsat Collaborate to Offer Communications Over Fastest Growing Air Travel Region Panasonic Avionics Corporation has entered an agreement with Intelsat for capacity on the high-performance Intelsat EpicNG platform. Panasonic has selected the Intelsat 33e satellite to provide coverage and capacity for its Global Communications Services over one of the fastest growing air travel regions in the world. […]

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Garuda’s Flights Now Fitted with Panasonic’s Global Communications Services

Garuda’s Flights Now Fitted with Panasonic’s Global Communications Services Garuda Indonesia has taken delivery of its first two Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s Global Communications Services. Under the deal, Garuda will be taking a total of 10 777-300ERs fitted with Panasonic’s Global Communication Services. In cooperation with PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Garuda is said to be the first […]

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Trading legroom for Wi-Fi: Are we crazy?

Trading legroom for Wi-Fi: Are we crazy? On most days, I’m an amiable traveler. There are times, however, when, perhaps like you, I find it necessary to disparage my fellow travelers, tourists, passengers, guests (or whatever we’re calling ourselves these days) as sub-literate mushroom spores richly deserving of whatever poor treatment the world has in store […]

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Airline passengers can pay for in-flight Wi-Fi on Amazon

Airline passengers can pay for in-flight Wi-Fi on Amazon Gogo users can now pay for in-flight internet access using their Amazon accounts. In-flight internet provider Gogo has teamed up with Amazon in a partnership that will allow users to pay for their online sessions using their Amazon accounts. The move is meant to save users […]

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Airplane Wi-Fi Gets Up to Speed

Airplane Wi-Fi Gets Up to Speed The race for fast Internet at 30,000 feet is accelerating as airlines roll out new technologies and speedier connections—offering more productivity for business travelers but also encroaching on a rare refuge from the wired world. Gogo Inc., GOGO +7.61% the largest provider of inflight Internet in the U.S., on Wednesday plans to unveil […]

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