Since the day it was introduced the A220 (nee CSeries) was described as a game-changer for the industry. JetBlue is about to find out just how well it works. The aircraft entered service on Monday and is a solid offering on which the company is slated to grow in the years ahead.
Passengers looking to fly on JetBlue’s new A220 now have a date and destination. Flight will depart from Boston later this month.
Putting big, bright new HD screens in the seatback is good for passengers. Dramatically increasing the content on those screens is even better. JetBlue passengers should be very happy now based on new partnerships announced this week with Showtime, Spotify, INSCAPE, and PressReader.
How many megabits are you getting in the sky? Run a speed test on board a wifi connected aircraft and you might see huge numbers. Alas, the truth is generally something very, very different.
Is there a secret to better financing of inflight connectivity solutions? Indonesia's Mahata Aero Technology (MAT) is the latest to take that plunge, with an arrangement to cover the costs for Garuda and Citilink. The deal relies on partnerships with suppliers Lufthansa Systems, Lufthansa Technik and Inmarsat, along with what MAT Executive Director Iwan Setiawan describes as "a unique business model" that is proving successful in its preliminary state.
Loyalty can earn you free wifi on your next Air Canada flight. The carrier teamed up with inflight connectivity provider Gogo to offer top-tier elites an unlimited connectivity pass to ease their frequent flyer life.
Good news (though hardly a surprise): Gogo’s 2Ku service is driving higher revenue for the company. Passengers, airlines and the service provider all win with the new system in play.