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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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Capitol Records and Gogo Team with Ground-Breaking Artist Beck for ‘Cloud-Breaking’ Streaming Event of New Album Morning Phase

Capitol Records and Gogo Team with Ground-Breaking Artist Beck for ‘Cloud-Breaking’ Streaming Event of New Album Morning Phase Capitol Records and Gogo are partnering with Grammy-Award winning artist Beck on the release of his eagerly anticipated new album, Morning Phase. For 30 days, beginning today, Gogo’s 3.5 million unique monthly visitors will have the opportunity […]

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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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All set with wifi and 400 hours of movies, Emirates Airlines launches longest flight in the world

All set with wifi and 400 hours of movies, Emirates Airlines launches longest flight in the world Passengers in all cabins have access to WiFi, 1,500 channels of in-flight entertainment and gourmet-chef prepared meals, served by highly trained multi-lingual cabin crew. Emirates, which has often picked up the Oscars of the travel industry, has swooped into […]

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The 12 Best Airline Safety Videos, Reviewed

The 12 Best Airline Safety Videos, Reviewed SEXPAND Virgin America, the airline that invented the sassy in-flight safety video, has rolled out a brandnew sassy in-flight safety video: A live-action musical number. It’s still heads and shoulders above most airlines, but is it the best? Airline safety videos have been around as long as in-flight entertainment systems […]

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Global Eagle buys UK in-flight entertainment company

Global Eagle buys UK in-flight entertainment company Los Angeles-based Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. continues to growth as an in-flight entertainment and connectivity giant with the purchase of a British company that specialized in emerging markets. Through its subsidiaries, including in-flight wireless Internet provider Row 44, Global Eagle offers in-flight entertainment on about 5,000 planes worldwide. […]

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