Just another 4:30am alarm clock, set to go make and adventure in air world. This time it was chasing down the first FlyFi wifi flight on JetBlue’s E90 fleet. And it was awesome, even with the early start.
Expedia adds RouteHappy flight comfort data to search results
Expedia & RouteHappy have teamed up in an effort to help passengers shop for flights based on more than just fare and schedule. Lots of data to compare, and lots of options for travelers.
Upgrades coming to United’s p.s. in-flight internet
The seats aren’t the only thing getting upgraded as United Airlines refits the 757s in its p.s. fleet. That the 13 aircraft dedicated to flying between New York City‘s JFK airport and San Francisco or Los Angeles will be seeing new seats showing up in the coming months was previously announced, The upgrades to the […]
Get 15 minutes of free wifi on Alaska Airlines through August
Alaska Airlines and in-flight internet provider gogo have announced a promotion for passengers to receive 15 minutes of free connectivity in-flight on most of the carrier’s routes. The promotion is valid throughout August 2012 and covers flights on the west coast and in Alaska. The promotion covers all flights operating wholly within or between the […]
Delta to lease AirTran 717s from Southwest
When Southwest bought out AirTran they were quite up front about their desire to get rid of the 717s in their newly acquired fleet. Thanks to a new agreement between Delta and their pilot union, it seems like there is a deal on the table which will allow them to do precisely that. Assuming the […]
American Airlines announces updates to long-haul fleet
American Airlines announced that they are moving forward with a retrofit of their long-haul fleet, updating the cabin interiors to improve the premium cabin experience. Mostly. The upgrades will expand the deployment of the new business class product, previously announced for the 777-300s which the company will begin receiving later this year. It will also mean […]
Taking the Emirates A380 OnAir connectivity for a ride
There were many, many reasons I was excited about coming home from our New Years trip to Sri Lanka. One of them was the opportunity to fly on an Emirates Airbus A380 in first class. And a couple weeks ago, when Emirates indicated that they were activating the OnAir in-flight internet service on the A380s I […]
United announces significant investments to in-flight product
United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek has stated a few times that the company had some deficiencies in their in-flight product, bits that would be addressed as part of the merger process between United and Continental. The first of many bits detailed on that topic was the announcement that Economy Plus would be expanded to the […]
In-flight internet coverage continues to spread
Two airlines made news this week with regards to in-flight internet connectivity with coverage growing both within the United States and across the Atlantic Ocean. Delta Airlines has announced plans to increase their already leading gogo deployment. With the installation of gogo nearly complete in their domestic mainline fleet, the company will add connectivity to […]
Free in-flight WiFi coming to a satellite near you?
If Row44 and Southwest have anything to say about it then a free in-flight internet option might be coming to the carrier’s fleet-wide deployment of the Row44 system. The biggest hurdle to adoption for the service has been cost. People love it when it is free but as soon as a cost factor comes into […]