Archive | December, 2010

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Will Oman offer high-speed Internet to counter Gulf Air’s plan?

It’s no longer a question of “if” airlines should bring connectivity on board their aircraft, but rather a question of “how”. So said Oman Air chief executive Peter Hill at the 18th Annual Conference of “The Future of Air Transport” held on 29-30 November in London.Oman currently offers OnAir-supported in-flight mobile connectivity and Internet. The […]

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Offline moving map gives travelers a WindowSeat

I haven’t blogged about cool iPhone apps of late because,let’s be real, who can keep up? But one particular new app, called WindowSeat,has caught my eye. Launching in January 2011 by Portland-based AppOven, WindowSeat is an in-flight map that gives passengers a chance to track their continental US flights asthey fly – and learn more […]

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VIDEO: Panasonic and Lufthansa execs discuss FlyNet

IAG’s Addison Schonland has posted his interviews of Panasonic Avionics CEO Paul Margis and Lufthansa vice president product management and innovations Christian Körfgen on board the Airbus A330 that served as the platform for Lufthansa to re-launch in-flight high-speed Internet service on Tuesday. Check them out! 

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