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Basic Economy goes global on Delta

Passengers across the globe will be paying more for less by the end of 2018 if Delta Air Lines has its way. The company confirmed today in an investor analyst briefing that its Basic Economy…

Delta’s massive new aircraft order is not all…

Delta Air Lines is adding 100 A320neo aircraft to its fleet starting in 2020. The major deal – 100 firm + 100 options – will complete the MD88 fleet replacement and grow the carrier's operation…

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,…

The new Premium Select cabin on Delta's A350

Putting Delta Premium Select to the test: The…

The biggest change to come with Delta's introduction of the A350 is not the new Delta One "suites" with the door that closes. That's cute, but introducing Delta Premium Select - a real premium economy…

Clear immigration while still on the plane?? Cameras integrated into the IFE system could soon make that a reality.

When the IFE system can watch you back

Is it the ultimate surveillance scenario or a step forward in the passenger experience? Or maybe a little bit of both?? Vendors are cooperating today to deliver integrated biometrics in the inflight entertainment system, tying…

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Netflix wants your inflight wifi to be free,…

Netflix wants to be a major player in the inflight entertainment world and it is not going to let that pesky detail of limited inflight connectivity get in the way. Billing itself as the "world’s…