Gilat goes cuckoo for Ku-Ka

Trade shows bring out new hardware launches and the recent Satellite Show 2018 was no exception. Among the many vendors showing off new wares, Israeli inflight connectivity hardware provider Gilat launched its AeroEdge 6000 dual-band…

New Chairman, CEO, funding for Global Eagle

After taking nearly a year to unwind the complexity of its financials following a string of acquisitions Global Eagle is finally ready to move forward on executing its plan. To that end the content, connectivity,…

Panasonic, APSATCOM announce "XTS" satellite plans

Years in the offing, some details on Panasonic Avionics' first "eXtreme Throughput Satellite" (XTS) are finally known. The global inflight communications and entertainment provider will team with Chinese satellite operator APSATCOM on the launch of…

Icelandair kills off premium economy offering

Icelandair will no longer offer Economy Comfort, its premium economy class of service, effective next month. In a message to travel agents the airline outlined the change, citing competitive reasons for the move. In order…

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A new CEO at Gogo: Oakleigh Thorne replaces…

Gogo has a new boss. Michael Small and the Board of Directors reached a "mutual decision…for Mr. Small to step down as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a director of the Company." The…

The new "loyalty" program from Yotel sounds great in the email marketing. Alas, it doesn't live up to that hype.

Yotel’s new not-really-a-Loyalty Program

New hotel loyalty programs are few and far between. Few chains are large enough where one makes sense and also still need such. Yotel is a growing brand and decided the time is ripe to…