Archive | June, 2011

#PAS11 VIDEO: Inside the Korean Air Airbus A380 at Paris

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Wet, wild and turned around at the Paris Air Show #PAS11

Taking in some sights and having a bit of fun en route to Bombardier’s super-swank CSeries mock-up at the Paris Air Show….

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Gulp. That’s cheap. #PAS11

Gulf Air, as first reported by RWG, is poised to bring Panasonic Avionics’ eXConnect in-flight high-speed Internet solution to its fleet (could it announce the deal this week at the Paris Air Show?) but that’s not the only in-flight entertainment and connectivity news breaking about the carrier. According to a recent online post on the […]

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#PAS11: Inmarsat sees Global Xpress on airlines in 2014

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After AF447, is the answer to black box conundrum blue?

Imagine you’re the crew on an oceanic crossing. One engine starts to go into excessive vibration, which is detected by the sensors on the engine and by an automated flight information reporting system (AFIRS) on board the aircraft. The “blue” AFIRS box instantly launches a report to the ground to coordinate all the people that […]

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Jonathan Norris to lead APEX’s news coverage under Ink deal

It’s not often that you hear about a top aircraft engineer and industry executive making the leap into publishing, but that’s exactly what Jonathan Norris, formerly Airbus vice-president cabin design office, has done. The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) has selected Ink (known for its in-flight magazines) to produce the association’s quarterly magazine and other […]

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Get thyself over to the LinkedIn IFE group stat!

The in-flight entertainment group on LinkedIn is proving to be an absolute treasure trove of information with industry experts weighing in on a number of timely topics, including whether IFE newcomers will have any success in snatching some market share off the big guys, Panasonic and Thales. If you haven’t yet joined, you’re missing out! […]

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If I’ve missed your email, here’s why…

I’m being spammed like it’s going out of style! Every morning – and throughout every single day – I am bombarded with these types of messages. Yes, we’ve got spam filters (they’re keeping these comments from actually being published to the blog). But my Inbox is still inundated, and amidst all the chaos, I may […]

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Boeing testing Panasonic IFE on production 787

Boeing today began 787 ground testing with Panasonic Avionics-made in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems on board, an industry source reveals to RWG. The testing is taking place on ZA102, the first production 787, otherwise known as Airplane 9. Boeing 787 launch customer All Nippon Airways in 2007 selected Panasonic’s eX2 IFE for its initial batch of […]

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Make haste to Flightglobal’s pre-Paris air show interactive mag

Flightglobal is gearing up for the big 2011 Paris Air Show, where our crack team of journalists will be covering the show like no other media outlet. To get the ball rolling, the Flightglobal team has put together an interactive preview issue. Click this link or the cover page below to find out about our […]

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