IFE http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7424/more en 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 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 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 Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines go live with paid Wi-Fi http://atwonline.com/ife/lufthansa-austrian-airlines-go-live-paid-wi-fi <div class="node-body article-body">GX Aviation broadband launch customers Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines have completed their four-month Ka-Band internet trial on short- and medium-haul flights and have transitioned over to a paid service.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/lufthansa-austrian-airlines-go-live-paid-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/lufthansa-austrian-airlines-go-live-paid-wi-fi#comments IFE Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 03 May 2017 17:31:00 +0000 246501 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa Group Qatar Airways to launch 12 routes in 2018, signs Inmarsat partnership http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-airways-launch-12-routes-2018-signs-inmarsat-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Qatar Airways plans to launch 12 destinations in 2018 and will begin offering high-speed broadband connectivity in partnership with Inmarsat, using GX Aviation technology on flights from this summer.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-airways-launch-12-routes-2018-signs-inmarsat-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-airways-launch-12-routes-2018-signs-inmarsat-partnership#comments Connected Aerospace IFE Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:43:00 +0000 245871 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qatar Airways A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson SpiceJet selects BoardConnect Portable IFE http://atwonline.com/ife/spicejet-selects-boardconnect-portable-ife <div class="node-body article-body">Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to equip its fleet with Lufthansa Systems’ BoardConnect Portable inflight entertainment (IFE) and e-commerce platform.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/spicejet-selects-boardconnect-portable-ife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/spicejet-selects-boardconnect-portable-ife#comments IFE Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:46:00 +0000 245441 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa Systems BoardConnect Portable IFE</p> Lufthansa Systems Qantas starts beta testing inflight connectivity http://atwonline.com/ife/qantas-starts-beta-testing-inflight-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Australian flag carrier Qantas has moved a step closer to providing inflight connectivity on its domestic aircraft fleet.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/qantas-starts-beta-testing-inflight-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/qantas-starts-beta-testing-inflight-connectivity#comments IFE Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:47:00 +0000 244551 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qantas Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson AIX 2017: Thales to automate new movie releases http://atwonline.com/ife/aix-2017-thales-automate-new-movie-releases <div class="node-body article-body">Technology provider Thales is hoping to automate new movie releases on its AVANT inflight entertainment (IFE) system from around 2020 and to introduce live TV replay functionality by 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/aix-2017-thales-automate-new-movie-releases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/aix-2017-thales-automate-new-movie-releases#comments IFE Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:04:00 +0000 244431 at http://atwonline.com