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UPDATE 2: Boeing will not have Airbus connectivity kit on 787, says OnAir

UPDATE 2: Multiple sources with knowledge of the situation tell RWG that Ian Dawkin’s comment about why Airbus connectivity kit is not being installed on Qatar’s 787s is wrong. This, in turn, makes my article inaccurate (by default). I will post a follow-up blog shortly to explain the real story. But I must say that […]

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Thales, Panasonic in the pool – #AIX10 & #APEX10

On Sunday night, just in advance of the APEX show in Long Beach, Thales hosted a swank reception, complete with projected underwater branding. Panasonic made a similar statement at a party last year in Palm Springs (where the WAEA – now APEX – show was held). Sadly, while both firms’ branding was under water (in […]

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Size doesn’t matter, but the winner takes it (nearly) all

This evening I had great honour of emceeing the first annual Passenger Choice Awards, which was hosted by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), the group formerly known as the WAEA. One of my favorite moments of the night occurred when in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) guru, APEX chief (and Emirates VP) grabbed a crate […]

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Chicken coughs up lung just in time for Long Beach

The Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas (AIX) and co-located Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) exhibitions in Long Beach are fast approaching and, true to form, I feel like a chicken with its head cut off (here is how chill I looked before the beheading). I’ve taped a quick and dirty video to talk about just a […]

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APEX joins Twitter (plus a hashtag heads up)

Just in time for the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) annual conference and exhibition in Long Beach, California, the organization formerly known as the WAEA has joined Twitter. The move is yet another indicator that APEX is moving on up. Follow APEX on Twitter here. Separately, if you plan on tweeting your own news and […]

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