Cabin Interiors & Connectivity en Ethiopian Airlines rolls out onboard Wi-Fi connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Ethiopian Airlines has begun installing the latest broadband Ka-band satellite technology on board its 12 Airbus A350 XWBs with plans to expand the inflight Wi-Fi internet service to other long-haul aircraft including the Boeing 787 or 777.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:42:00 +0000 315776 at <p>Ethiopian Airlines A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson Spirit debuts new seats with more legroom; calls pitch ‘outdated metric’ <div class="node-body article-body">Spirit Airlines has unveiled newly designed seats to maximize usable legroom, as the Florida-based carrier believes passenger comfort can be improved without rethinking the ultra-LCC’s 28-inch seat pitch.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Interiors Daily News Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:32:00 +0000 315761 at Spirit Airlines Inflight VR secures $4.5 million in funding for virtual reality IFE <div class="node-body article-body">European virtual-reality (VR) inflight entertainment (IFE) specialist Inflight VR has closed its largest equity financing round to date, securing over €4 million ($4.5 million) to support its growth plans.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:09:00 +0000 315536 at Inflight VR/Manual Suarez British Airways trials virtual reality headsets <div class="node-body article-body">First-class passengers on select British Airways (BA) flights will have access to virtual reality headsets in a trial announced Aug. 14.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 14 Aug 2019 17:34:00 +0000 315529 at <p>SkyLights virtual reality headsets</p> British Airways Virgin Atlantic takes first A350-1000 for London-New York route <div class="node-body article-body">UK long-haul specialist Virgin Atlantic has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000. The aircraft flew into London Heathrow Aug. 10 from Airbus’s Toulouse plant.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Interiors Airframes Airlines Daily News Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Airports & Routes Airbus at 50 ATW Plus Tue, 13 Aug 2019 19:54:00 +0000 315518 at <p>The Loft area on the new Airbus A350-1000.</p> Virgin Atlantic JetBlue’s new A220s will have Viasat IFC system <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways has selected an inflight connectivity (IFC) system from Viasat for its new fleet of 70 Airbus A220-300s, Viasat announced Aug. 7.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 07 Aug 2019 17:26:00 +0000 315468 at <p>Rendering of A220-300 in JetBlue livery</p> Airbus US mainline airline fleet 85% ADS-B compliant <div class="node-body article-body">The US mainline airline fleet is 85% compliant with the FAA’s approaching deadline to equip aircraft for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out position reporting, a “compliance snapshot” presented to the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC) reveals.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Regulation Daily News Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:25:00 +0000 315421 at Emirates, Inmarsat to extend connectivity over polar region <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline passengers bound for the US will soon have inflight connectivity throughout their journey, thanks to the planned launch of Inmarsat satellites that will provide coverage over the polar region. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:59:00 +0000 315219 at <p>Emirates Airline Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson ANA unveils new cabin design for 777-300ER <div class="node-body article-body">Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) will introduce an entirely new cabin product for 12 of its Boeing 777-300ERs, after five years of research and design.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Interiors Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:35:00 +0000 315218 at <p>ANA Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Singapore Airlines invests $36.8 million in lounge upgrades <div class="node-body article-body">After an extensive market research and customer feedback, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has committed SGD50 million ($36.8 million) to upgrade its SilverKris, and Krisflyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 05 Jul 2019 16:41:00 +0000 315162 at