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Chicken run…

I’ve often wondered if Global Eagle’s founders experienced the same dilemma as Benjamin Franklin when deciding which bird to choose as their emblem, and I’ve noted my opinion on several occasions that they appear to have chosen poorly. Now it seems that Global Eagle is up for sale and is trying to entice other inflight […]

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JetBlue Adds Flat-Bed Seats

By BILLY WITZJUNE 23, 2014 Some JetBlue flights between New York and Los Angeles have seats that fold out into flat beds.CreditÅngel Franco/The New York Times LOS ANGELES — For the well-heeled traveler flying between New York and Los Angeles, for whom onboard Wi-Fi, roomy leather seats, a Zagat-approved meal and a piping hot washcloth are […]

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Free Wi-Fi for Saudia’s premium passengers

Created on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 10:15 Saudia has become the first airline in the Middle East to offer free Wi-Fi to its first class and business class passengers. The promotion, which started on 19 May, is available on flights between the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia and US destinations, as well as London Heathrow, Paris […]

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Japan Airlines to provide free access to Wi-Fi hotspots across Japan

From July, passengers on Japan Airlines flights arriving into the airline’s home nation will enjoy free access to WiFi hotspots across half the country. Covering 17 cities and valid for up to 14 days, access will be provided through partnerships with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (NTT East). Japan Airlines’ website will shortly be updated with […]

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Faubert: Wi-Fi? Games? TV? Airlines say, we got that

June 24, 2014 This summer, Americans are expected to go on vacation in record numbers. Between June 1 and Aug. 31, an estimated 210 million passengers will fly on U.S. carriers, according to the trade organization Airlines for America. That’s an increase of 1.5 percent from the same period last year. To stave off boredom […]

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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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TSA Removes Body Scanners

TSA Removes Body Scanners HELENA, Montana — The Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanner from Helena Regional Airport and replaced it with a walk-through metal detector. The state-of-the-art scanner was removed Thursday evening and was to be shipped to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to replace a low-dose X-ray machine. The company that […]

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Airport Tower closures

Airport Tower closures FAA will close 149 airport towers on heels of sequester Sam Yu/Associated Press photo/The Frederick News-Post – An airplane goes by the control tower at the Frederick Municipal Airport as it lands on March 30, 2012. Automatic budget cuts have the tower and four others at small to mid-size airports in Maryland at […]

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