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VIDEO: B/E Aerospace brings iPad to Pinnacle economy seat

Check out the my colleague Will Horton’s story on how “iPad as IFE” fan Jetstar is retrofitting with the B/E Aerospace Pinnacle seat and using the B/E iPad bracket (seen below). The fabulous nuggets one finds at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.

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US Airways and its ‘poor choice’ seats

When you think about a “choice” economy-class seat, what first comes to your mind? An exit row seat? Aisle? Window? The photo above?Not so fast. It seems the definition of “choice” is evolving all the time. Take US Airways, for example. The carrier’s “Choice Seats” programme generally allows customers to pay a little extra for […]

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Update: Delta Air Lines to launch Panasonic’s Fusion (Smart!!!)

Update: This deal is signfiicantly bigger than originally thought. Delta will bring Fusion to a sizable chunk of its 767s and MD-90s. See here for more info.  Big question – does Delta still plan to offer the Thompson Solutions Cosy Suites? Go to minute 1:33 on this video clip to see Panasonic’s Fusion (aka Integrated […]

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Lufthansa to offer 100 CDs on demand in economy class

The first Lufthansa aircraft to offer in-flight entertainment (IFE) took to the skies 40 years ago. Can you believe it? On that day, Lufthansa screened the film “Chariots of the Gods” with 16 mm projectors on flight LH404 from Frankfurt to New York. See clip below. To celebrate this achievement, Lufthansa is further extending its […]

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VIDEO: KLM economy comfort – it’s magic

Some of you have no doubt seen this video already, but for those of you who haven’t, here is magician Ramana showcasing the comfort of KLM’s new premium economy product at Manchester airport T2. The new ‘economy comfort’ seats which, at 35in (89cm) pitch, offer around 4in greater legroom and recline twice as far as […]

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UPDATE: Air New Zealand is such a tease

Air New Zealand is becoming a master at self-promotion. Whether having its crew get nearly naked in the name of aircraft safety or controversially examining the behavior of ‘cougar’ women, the Auckland-based carrier knows how to grab a headline with a little sauciness (and yes, bad publicity – for better or worse – can be […]

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