IFE http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7424/more en Boeing, Global Eagle to partner on 737 MAX connectivity http://atwonline.com/ife/boeing-global-eagle-partner-737-max-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has selected connectivity provider Global Eagle Entertainment to supply its Airconnect 3.0 inflight Wi-Fi system as a line-fit option for the 737 MAX. Installation will begin this fall. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/boeing-global-eagle-partner-737-max-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/boeing-global-eagle-partner-737-max-connectivity#comments IFE Daily News Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:48:00 +0000 257021 at http://atwonline.com <p>Boeing 787-8</p> Boeing CEO: Cobalt Air to install onboard Wi-Fi http://atwonline.com/ife/ceo-cobalt-air-install-onboard-wi-fi <div class="node-body article-body">Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air is to fit its fleet of Airbus A320-family aircraft with an onboard Wi-Fi system to allow passengers to download content onto their personal electronic devices.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/ceo-cobalt-air-install-onboard-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/ceo-cobalt-air-install-onboard-wi-fi#comments IFE Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:34:00 +0000 256621 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cobalt Air A320</p> Wikimedia Air France tests immersive entertainment http://atwonline.com/ife/air-france-tests-immersive-entertainment <div class="node-body article-body">Air France has begun testing an immersive inflight entertainment (IFE) system with virtual reality headsets on Airbus A340 business-class service between Paris Charles de Gaulle and St. Martin. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/air-france-tests-immersive-entertainment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/air-france-tests-immersive-entertainment#comments IFE Daily News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:22:00 +0000 256261 at http://atwonline.com Air France Inmarsat: Wi-Fi is a necessity, not a luxury http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-wi-fi-necessity-not-luxury <div class="node-body article-body">Research released by satellite communications provider Inmarsat shows growing demand for inflight Wi-Fi, with 60% of passengers regarding the service as “a necessity, not a luxury.”</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-wi-fi-necessity-not-luxury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-wi-fi-necessity-not-luxury#comments Connected Aerospace IFE Daily News Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:29:00 +0000 255001 at http://atwonline.com <p>Inmarsat Aviation president Leo Mondale</p> Inmarsat Panasonic to broaden its live TV offering http://atwonline.com/ife/panasonic-broaden-its-live-tv-offering <div class="node-body article-body">US technology firm Panasonic Avionics is to double the number of TV channels available through its eXTV live television service, as the connected aircraft continues to change the way airlines offer inflight entertainment (IFE).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/panasonic-broaden-its-live-tv-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/panasonic-broaden-its-live-tv-offering#comments IFE Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:49:00 +0000 252921 at http://atwonline.com <p>eXTV-Global live television</p> Panasonic Honeywell: Passengers relying more on inflight connectivity http://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2017/honeywell-passengers-relying-more-inflight-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Honeywell Aerospace said airline passengers would rather have an internet connection than food onboard a flight, which is indicative of how much people now rely on their electronic devices in everyday life. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2017/honeywell-passengers-relying-more-inflight-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2017/honeywell-passengers-relying-more-inflight-connectivity#comments Paris Air Show 2017 IFE Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:25:00 +0000 251971 at http://atwonline.com Passengers demanding on-ground Wi-Fi experience in the air http://atwonline.com/ife/passengers-demanding-ground-wi-fi-experience-air <div class="node-body article-body">Whether airlines can re-create the on-ground Wi-Fi connectivity experience for passengers is debatable, but whether passengers want and expect that level of connectivity is not, according to a panel of players in the infight connectivity field.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/passengers-demanding-ground-wi-fi-experience-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/passengers-demanding-ground-wi-fi-experience-air#comments Connected Aerospace IFE Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 09 Jun 2017 19:48:00 +0000 250191 at http://atwonline.com JetBlue Thales: Future IFE includes personalization, revenue opportunities http://atwonline.com/ife/thales-future-ife-includes-personalization-revenue-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body">The future of IFE will involve seatback monitors that interface with passengers, customize content and generate ancillary revenue, according to Thales executives at the company’s new IFE final integration and test facility in Irvine, California, May 22. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/thales-future-ife-includes-personalization-revenue-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/thales-future-ife-includes-personalization-revenue-opportunities#comments IFE Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 23 May 2017 18:30:00 +0000 248391 at http://atwonline.com <p>Thales&rsquo; AVANT Fit IFE system for economy class.</p> Thales Icelandair to equip its 737 MAXs with ViaSat connectivity http://atwonline.com/ife/icelandair-equip-its-737-maxs-viasat-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Icelandair has selected US technology company ViaSat to provide high-speed Wi-Fi for its incoming fleet of 16 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 9s.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/icelandair-equip-its-737-maxs-viasat-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/icelandair-equip-its-737-maxs-viasat-connectivity#comments IFE Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 22 May 2017 16:17:00 +0000 248261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of MAX 8 and -9 in Icelandair livery.</p> Boeing Inmarsat launches fourth Global Xpress satellite http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/inmarsat-launches-fourth-global-xpress-satellite <div class="node-body article-body">Global mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat launched the fourth high-speed broadband communications satellite in its Global Xpress program, Inmarsat-5 F4 (I-5 F4). </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/inmarsat-launches-fourth-global-xpress-satellite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/inmarsat-launches-fourth-global-xpress-satellite#comments Connected Aerospace IFE Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 16 May 2017 19:43:00 +0000 247771 at http://atwonline.com <p>Inmarsat-5 F4 (I-5 F4) was launched by SpaceX on a Falcon 9 rocket May 16 at 00:21 (BST)/19:21 (ET) from launch pad 39A at NASA&rsquo;s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Following satellite separation at 00:53 (BST)/19:53 ET, Inmarsat said it acquired telemetry from the Perth ground station at 01:04 BST/20:04 ET.</p> Inmarsat Twitter feed