Archive | February, 2011

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Daniel Craig and ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital form bond

James Bond might wear the Omega Seamaster wristwatch in the movies, but he’ll be sporting an entirely different watch when he climbs aboard the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital. ORBIS has announced it is working in cooperation with Omega and brand ambassador Daniel Craig – aka  Bond – to support the non-profit organization’s fight against preventable […]

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Aircell established WAR ROOM to handle Google Wi-Fi promo

Here’s what we know. Give passengers free Wi-Fi and they eat it up (quite literally). Make them pay big bucks and they are less inclined. Damn, that’s some deep thinking RWG. Bear with me. I’ve got more. The Google Chrome-sponsored free Gogo in-flight Internet promo offered on AirTran, Delta and Virgin America flights over Thanksgiving […]

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Is Southwest’s Wi-Fi still up for grabs?

I’m neck-deep in feature work right now, but I feel compelled to take a few moments out of my day to tell you to run, not walk, over to Tim Farrar’s latest blog, in which he speculates about Aircell’s plans – on the heels of securing another round of financing – and whether or not […]

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Touch Revolution reveals Android-based IFEC system

Go to minute 1:27 to see Touch Revolution‘s new Android-based, 10.1in in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system. Touch Revolution bills itself as one of the “world’s leaders” in capacitive touch.

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SAS rocks! Webbies winner for ‘Best Online Campaign’

SAS’ online campaign, ‘Love is in the air’, whereby the carrier hosted the first in-flight wedding of a gay couple, has just won a Flightglobal Webbies. Check out the in-flight video below to get a feel for why SAS deserves this award, and then click on this link to see all the Webbies winners and […]

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HELP! What’s your favorite airline viral video of 2010?

Some videos get far more hits than others, but what’s YOUR favorite?

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Will Southwest buy Row 44? (And Norwegian quietly launches!)

Industry executives have speculated for years that Southwest Airlines could buy in-flight Internet provider Row 44, giving the low-cost giant the power to decide who does – and doesn’t – get the system (taking a page out of the JetBlue/LiveTV handbook). But yesterday’s revelation to RWG that Southwest seniormanager, flight operations technologies Doug Murri has […]

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