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SriLankan to launch IMS’ new RAVE in-flight entertainment

SriLankan has emerged the first publicly-announced launch customer of IMS’ new RAVE in-flight entertainment system, as part of a broader refurbishment of its widebody fleet following an in-depth Skytrax study. Interestingly, SriLankan has picked a new lie-flat bed from Aviointeriors – the same firm that displayed those saddle seats at the most recent APEX show.RAVE […]

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Private Jet Anyone? Plane Talk about BA’s A318 service

  A number of journa-bloggers have tried British Airways’ new transatlantic Airbus A318 service between London City airport and New York JFK. But few have broken down the experience in a really in-depth fashion. That’s why I asked Plane Talking, the self-described “fuelling aviation conversation” web site, to write a guest blog and describe what it […]

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Should Rockwell Collins buy Lumexis or IMS?

Susanna Ray over at Bloomberg has written a bang-on good piece about how Rockwell Collins is seeking acquisitions. Key pars (but do read the entire article): Rockwell Collins Inc., the maker of cockpit instruments and radios, is looking for “bolt-on, tuck- in acquisitions” after generating a record level of operating cash flow, Chief Executive Officer […]

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Get ready to dance in the aisles with RAVE

If the recent World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA) conference and exhibition in Palm Springs showed us anything, it is that an economic recession may be the very best time to innovate. Several IFEC companies have done just that, and are now standing out for their technological envelope-pushing. One such firm, The IMS Company, received mad […]

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Read this before you knock yourself out

The lads and ladies of IFE&C are keeping me well on my toes these days. In addition to the RWG blog, I’m spearheading Flight Global’s new IFE&C news channel, where we’re making every effort to run fresh content daily, like the latest news on digEcor’s move to become a total IFE solutions provider. If you’ve got news […]

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Portable IFE players to find sweet spot in 2009: analyst

Hello 2009! And welcome back RWG readers. Last week I did the unthinkable. I harassed two well-known IFE&C gurus during the holidays in order to secure comment for an industry forecast piece for Flight magazine. Thankfully, IMDC chief executive Wale Adepoju and consultant Michael Planey were willing to spare a few minutes for me. I’ll […]

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