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The Etihad Airways IFE deal is MRO-tastic

“IFE isn’t that important anymore. I mean, seriously, all anybody really wants to do is use their own iPad in flight.” I hear this statement or a variation thereof and I sigh. It is inaccurate, short-sighted, and, dare I say it, betrays a level of ignorance.The IFE industry is evolving to accommodate tech-savvy travelers. That […]

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You step away for five minutes…

Good gracious but isn’t it a busy time in the world of in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC)? If I step away for even five minutes I miss some serious action! Here is a run-down of stuff you should know about. For starters, as expected, Oman has switched on its ‘Mobile OnAir’ and ‘Internet OnAir’ solutions […]

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Will Emirates defer A380 and 777 deliveries in ’09 and ’10?

Speculation is rife that a deferral of both models by Emirates could occur, noted the Air Cargo Management Group (ACMG) at its recent workshop in Seattle. Exact quote: “It is speculated that Emirates may defer its A380 and 777 deliveries in 2009 and 2010.” ACMG’s workshop notes, a copy of which was obtained by Runway […]

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