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US Airways corrects itself; says Lumexis trial has not yet started

Amended to included US Airways’ own correction of prior comment. US Airways is in the process of installing Lumexis’ fibre-to-the-screen IFE systems on a single Airbus A320 in preparation for trial. The carrier yesterday told RWG it had begun a one-month trial of the system. In an email today, however, a US Airways spokesman says: “Testing has […]

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IFE&C news and rumour roundup (Dec 26)

Our IFE&C weekly news roundup is a little light on this the day after Christmas, but it’s not completely snow-flaky. HARD NEWS US Airways says that while it intends to trial in-flight Internet “at some point” it is not likely to do so anytime soon (hmmm, if this is the case can we assume that US […]

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PHOTOS: The Lumexis IFE system that could find itself on a US Airways A320

So the trial of Lumexis’ new seat-back IFE system on a US Airways Airbus A320 may have been delayed, but that shouldn’t stop us from getting a good look at it now. Lumexis was in attendance at the recent WAEA exhibition in Long Beach. Here are some Lumexis shots from the show. Sweet!

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US Airways sets sights on 1Q trial of new IFE; TWO vendors

A lovely little nugget just emerged from US Airways’ third quarter earnings conference call (and it has nothing to do with the airline’s massive net loss or its new financing agreement with Airbus and others). CEO Doug Parker revealed the carrier is working with TWO vendors on a seat-back in-flight entertainment (IFE) system to replace drop-down IFE that […]

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US Airways puts Lumexis IFE test on indefinite hold: source

UPDATED to include new Lumexis comment Last week Lumexis’ fibre-to-the-screen in-flight entertainment (IFE) system was heralded as a potential gamechanger for AVOD. This week the picture looks fuzzier. US Airways has put on indefinite hold its trial of the Lumexis system. A source tells Runway Girl that Lumexis informed the carrier that it cannot meet an […]

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US Airways explains A320 IFE pull out; reveals Lumexis trial!!!

Okay, so you’ve seen reports today that US Airways is banning movies on its domestic flights, and you’re wondering: “For the love of God and all that is holy, how cheap can they get? Free water is, after all, down the toilet. I asked US Airways to explain what is truly going on. Here’s the […]

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