EasyJet has not been shy about the success of its adoption of AirFi’s on-board shopping and entertainment platform in recent months. And the carrier is just getting started with the system. Simon Cox, the carrier’s Director for InFlight Retail, recently shared some insights with PaxEx.Aero on what’s next as the program matures.
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AirFi delivers inflight retail for AirAsia (and more)
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AirFi LEO aims to alter the inflight retail landscape
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easyJet snags AirFi for digital inflight transformation
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