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PHOTOS: Azul promotes breast cancer awareness with pink ATR

My Flightglobal colleague Olivier Bonnassies is in Toulouse to witness the delivery to Brazilian operator Azul of an ATR 72-200, a pink turboprop that will promote the fight against breast cancer on this International Women’s Day. Femama, the name you see on the headrest covers, is a Brazilian organisation for breast cancer. Olivier says the […]

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LiveTV hopes to get live television on Azul by World Cup

LiveTV is working very hard to bring live television to Azul’s Embraer E-Jets in time for the soccer World Cup, which gets kicked off in June 2010. So said LiveTV vice-president of sales and marketing Mike Moeller this week at the WAEA single focus workshop, which, by all accounts, seems to have been a terrific […]

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Good gracious, is it me or is the world of IFE&C continuing to hot up out there? I’m not talking about the OnAir eye candy below, cheeky monkey! Here are a few updates smouldering on the burner. Royal Jordanian Airlines has launched OnAir’s on-board mobile phone service on an Airbus A319, enabling passengers to make […]

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Brazil’s Azul says EMS to supply antenna for live television

UPDATED to include comment from LiveTV EMS is supplying the antenna to support Brazilian start-up Azul’s plan for offering live television on its Embraer 190/195s. Azul, which launched operations yesterday, has an agreement in place with JetBlue subsidiary LiveTV to bring live television to every seat. But in a statement yesterday the airline said the system will not […]

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PICTURE: The trail of tears and more fun stuff from LiveTV

May they rest in peace – the connectivity folks who came on the scene and lost loads of money, only to see their plans die. Our confident friends over at LiveTV have compiled a little picture of all the headstones. Oh and look, two current-day providers are also shown heading down the same road to perdition. I’ve […]

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More Embraer 190s headed to Brazilian start-up Azul

Maybe this is geek squad stuff, but Brazilian start-up Azul is certainly warming to the idea of operating a sizeable fleet of Embraer 190s. Earlier this year, the brainchild of JetBlue founder David Neeleman ordered 36 118-seat Embraer E-195s (which will feature LiveTV satellite television). Embraer has since revealed that the 36-strong order was altered […]

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Blue on Blue: Photos of Azul livery on E-190

Well that was fast. No sooner does JetBlue announce that it is leasing E-190s to Azul (Portuguese for Blue) and photos emerge of the paint job. VEM Maintenance & Engineering is responsible for the work. Azul – which is being launched by JetBlue founder David Neeleman – plans to launch service with two E-190s and […]

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JetBlue unveils new T5 at JFK

Updated to include new details and pics (and fix wacky font) When JetBlue Airways launched service in 2000 many a skeptic questioned the low-cost carrier’s logic for making New York JFK its home. Sure, a slog through crowded JFK was a necessary evil for many an international traveler. But how in the world could a local, domestic […]

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Embraer nuggets make for a happy meal

I’m sifting through Embraer’s rather rosy annual “20-F” report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and there appears to be some interesting titbits in the filing. For those of you who are overworked, stressed out, or don’t have enough time to think – let alone read this 120-plus page beast – and for the […]

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