Archive | January, 2014

Gogo Flips the Switch on Canadian Wifi Goodness

Gogo Flips the Switch on Canadian Wifi Goodness For those who have been waiting for even more up in the air connectivity in Canada, the wait is now over.Gogo has been busy at work running wires, writing code, checking settings, and doing all the behinds the scenes stuff to get things ready to go. It now looks […]

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Delta Named Airline of the Year by ATW

Delta Named Airline of the Year by ATW Delta Air Lines DAL -4.28% has been named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine, the first time for a U.S. carrier in a decade. The ATW awards are among the most coveted and valued honors in the airline industry. In February 2014, ATW editors will […]

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In-flight WiFi outside the USA: The complete guide

In-flight WiFi outside the USA: The complete guide Last year we brought you our complete guide to in-flight WiFi in the USA, but we thought it was time we catered to the rest of the world and gave a full rundown of all the major airlines that offer WiFi today. Services are a bit more fragmented […]

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Delta Cabin Upgrades Show the Outline of a Domestic Product Plan

http://crankyflier.com</a Delta Cabin Upgrades Show the Outline of a Domestic Product Plan By CF on Jan 9, 2014 | 17 Comments Delta may not have announced it this way, but with yesterday’s decision to rework the cabins on some of the fleet, the airline seems to have decided to put forth the beginnings of a […]

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Come Fly With Panasonic and American…

RSVP HERE FOR “HIGH EXPECTATIONS” GOOGLE HANGOUT WHO: Neil James, Executive Director of Corporate Sales & Product Management, Panasonic Avionics Brian Richardson , Director of Inflight Entertainment & Connectivity, American Airlines Cali Lewis, Podcaster and Internet Personality from GeekBeat.TV,GeekBrief.TV & GeekBeat LIVE. WHAT: Panasonic Avionics will host a live online discussion with American Airlines to […]

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Gogo Teams Up with Aeromexico for Even More In-Flight WiFi

Gogo Teams Up with Aeromexico for Even More In-Flight WiFi Aeromexico is getting in on the giving spirit of the holidays in their own little way, as they’re teaming up with Gogo to bring advanced in-flight connection to their flyers. Gogo Vision is coming to at least 75 new airplanes and aircraft, and the new service will make use […]

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Smaller seats, fee rises and new planes? 2014: The year ahead in air travel

Smaller seats, fee rises and new planes? 2014: The year ahead in air travel (CNN) — It’s unlikely commercial aviation stories in 2014 will surpass those of 2013 for pizzazz or significance. This is probably a good thing. Who could have foreseen the three-month grounding of the entire Boeing 787 fleet when we forecast events for 2013? […]

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How would in-flight calling actually work?

How would in-flight calling actually work? Making phone calls from 35,000 feet in the air has been a hot-button topic of late, spurred on by recent comments made by Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. The agency is investigating whether or not it should lift itslong-standing ban on making phone calls from a […]

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