Gogo announced plans to develop STCs for more than 30 aircraft types as part of its 5G rollout. The deal will see Duncan Aviation provide engineering and certification services for a broad range of business jets.
JetBlue sees only 300 unvaccinated as deadline looms
Only 300 JetBlue employees indicated intentions to not receive a COVID-19 vaccine or exemption. That’s the number cited in a memo shared with employees earlier today.
American buys into GOL, plans loyalty, codeshare boost
American Airlines will invest $200 million for a 5.2% stake in Brazil’s GOL as part of an expanded commercial partnership. The deal will see the two tie more closely in each other’s primary market, and significantly boost their loyalty program integration as well.
JetBlue slows service resumption plans
Eleven JetBlue destinations expected to see service resume in October per published schedules. That number now sits at four. Seven Blue Cities will have to wait at least one more month before JetBlue flights resume. The company cited an “ongoing drop in demand” and “cash preservation efforts” in announcing the decision to employees today. The […]
Air France to swap A380, A340 fleets for A350 with expanded order
Air France will add ten more A350-900 aircraft to its fleet in the coming years, supporting the retirement of its A380s and A340s. The deal will help the carrier to simplify its operations and deliver a more consistent passenger experience across its long-haul operations.
Qatar Airways picks Gogo for connectivity upgrade
Chalk up a big win for Gogo as it adds Qatar Airways to its roster of connected airlines.
PR: Saudi Arabian Airlines partners with Panasonic in IFE deal
DUBAI – November 15, 2017 – Dubai Air Show – Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), a world leader in inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC), have announced a new 35-aircraft commitment for inflight entertainment across the carrier’s short haul fleet. The carrier has selected Panasonic’s X Series entertainment solutions, specifically, the company’s eXO […]
PR: Inmarsat SB-Safety connected flight deck enters service evaluation on United Airlines
Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety product is now flying on United Airlines with the first of four aircraft entering service this week.