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Exclusive: Lufthansa passengers averaging 95 MB volume in flight

Not only is Panasonic Avionics seeing massive demand for in-flight connectivity – fielding RFPs for a staggering 1,500 aircraft – the company now has evidence to prove what it has been saying all along, that people are data hungry! In a slide provided exclusively to RWG, Panasonic revealed that in May and June of this […]

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Embedded in-flight entertainment is not dead yet

Do you envisage a day when every passenger on board an aircraft will be able to access wireless in-flight entertainment? A day when you and your fellow travelers won’t need in-seat monitors to watch a wide variety of early release movies because they are being streamed to your fully powered tablets instead? Yeah, me too. […]

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VIDEO: RAVE on Lufthansa Boeing 747 by June

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PHOTO: Lufthansa 747-8 naked without its hump on first flight

Photographer Joe Walker sent the following photographic gem to me today. It’s a pic of the Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 making its first flight (snapped returning to Paine Field). She’s a beauty, but I must lament the lack of a Ku-band antenna. I know there are reasons why this bird isn’t fitted with the in-flight high-speed […]

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VIDEO: One-on-one with AeroMobile CEO Pal Bjordal

AeroMobile is poised to have a watershed year, as airlines across the globe fit their fleets with the company’s in-flight mobile connectivity solution. I sat down with AeroMobile CEO Pal Bjordal at the company’s headquarters outside of London. Bjordal tell us what 2011 holds for AeroMobile, and what passengers can expect to do with their […]

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Boeing conducts broad avionics review after Wi-Fi interference

Boeing’s investigation into why in-flight connectivity interfered with Honeywell’s Phase 3 Display Units (DU) during electro magnetic interference (EPI) testing is not merely limited to those particular Honeywell parts. The US airframer, which has offered the Phase 3 DUs on aircraft since July 2009, is currently mired in the laborious process of determining whether any […]

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UPDATE 1: Wireless IFE back in the fray with Condor announcement

Updated with new info…An announcement today from Lufthansa Systems that the firm is bringing a new wireless in-flight entertainment (IFE) solution to German holiday carrier Condor’s Boeing 767s begs all sorts of questions. You’ll recall, no doubt, that Boeing originally intended to offer wireless IFE on the 787, and Panasonic and Thales created solutions for […]

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VIDEO: They won a flight on Lufthansa’s launch of A380 JFK service

Give credit where credit is due. Lufthansa is being all kinds of fun funky monkey with its social media experiments, taking the opportunity on its inaugural A380 flight from Frankfurt to New York to drive interest outside of traditional media (yeah, real people excited about a real nice product…hmmm clever in its simplicity). “Tweet about […]

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Lufthansa talks Internet for A380 and IFE in the cloud

Lufthansa’s Airbus A380 (like all A380s, frankly) is a stunning sight to behold. But while the carrier is offering its usual high-end Panasonic in-flight entertainment (IFE) in all three classes (naturally), it has not yet retrofitted the birds with its FlyNet in-flight high-speed Internet system. The FlyNet system, driven by Panasonic’s eXConnect, is not linefit […]

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HELP! What’s your favorite airline viral video of 2010?

Some videos get far more hits than others, but what’s YOUR favorite?

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