An investment Boom from Japan Airlines

Commercial supersonic hopeful Boom Aerospace scored a big win this week, announcing a $10 million investment from Japan Airlines. The funding scores JAL options on 20 of the Boom Supersonic jets, adding to the order…

Joon expands ahead of inaugural operations

The new French flying lifestyle is expanding. Joon, the Air France subsidiary that isn't really an airline targeting millennials regardless of how many times the company repeats that ridiculous marketing shtick, announced additional routes this…

Virgin Atlantic’s 787 woes continue

Virgin Atlantic continues to face troubles with its 787 fleet. The Rolls Royce Trent-1000 engines have kept planes grounded for inspection and repair in recent months, causing some schedule adjustments (e.g. Delta flying additional JFK-LHR…

A Delta jet in TechOps at Atlanta, receiving a Gogo installation during fleet induction.

Delta brings Gogo 2Ku installs in-house on A350

Delta Air Lines is taking more direct control over the installation of Gogo's 2Ku inflight connectivity product on the carrier's fleet. While initial installations were performed at the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) in Toulouse,…

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Iridium-4 to launch on an old friend

The switch by Iridium to use a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for a pair of upcoming launches was driven by a desire to maintain the launch cadence. Waiting for new rockets presented a potential…

Free Gogo coming for top Air Canada elites

Airline loyalty can now earn Air Canada passengers free inflight connectivity. The carrier announced today that its top-tier elites will have the option to choose a Gogo Unlimited Use pass as a status benefit for…

The center "throne" seat on Lufthansa's new 777X will feature tons of space, but no windows.

Details Emerge on Lufthansa’s new Business Class Seat

After last week's tease of the new Lufthansa business class seats the carrier formally announced more details of the offering today. Accompanying the news is additional details about the in-flight product that will complement the…