What should airlines do with all the fresh food left over at the end of the day? Generally speaking, it just goes into a trash bin. Swiss hopes to see the food go a bit further – and drive a bit of revenue – with its new “Too Good To Go” program trials.
A big boost to Ka-band connectivity over the Americas will come next month as SES-17 secures an October launch date.
The best-financed airline startup in history continues to expand its expectations. Breeze Airways announced today plans to add another 20 A220s to its fleet, bringing the order commitment to 80 of the type.
The towers were iconic. For a generation they represented NYC and the USA on a global scale. And, of course, that also made them an exceptionally high value target.
Alitalia’s obviously illegal loans from Italy won’t saddle its successor ITA as it launches in five weeks, thanks to a European Commission ruling handed down today.
An in-flight entertainment platform without content to show is not much to look at. As cabin digitalization provider AERQ moves towards delivering its solution to airlines it is addressing the content challenge. A new partnership with media processing and distribution platform ABOVE aims to deliver a smooth workflow and stream of content for cabins.
It is not 2Ku. But the new partnership between Panasonic Avionics and ThinKom definitely covers Ku, too. The two companies announced plans to develop an updated antenna solution to fly with Panasonic’s airline customers, starting from 2023.
JetBlue joins the chorus of US airlines scaling back their recovery hopes. While July and August offered some hope, the company now expects Q3 to bring in 6-9% less revenue than in Q3 2019. This pattern will extend into Q4, based on current booking trends.
Live television is back on American Airlines. Driving the return – much as it drove the disappearance last year – is demand for live sports on board.
Some travelers on Air Canada’s Rouge fleet should find themselves just a bit more comfortable starting later this year. The carrier announced plans to retrofit cabins and remove a few seats on nine of its A321s, increasing legroom for passengers.