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Easing access to wifi: Telekom & Lufthansa Group…

In the Americas the relationship between Gogo and TMobile to deliver complimentary inflight wifi to passengers is well established. Europe is about to see a similar solution launch. Telekom and Lufthansa Group are teaming up…

Is it time for Gogo to split?

Is Gogo worth more split in half rather than as a single company? Since the management transition earlier this year that idea has been floated more than once. CEO Oakleigh Thorne suggested that either the…

Lots of free wifi flying on Labor Day…

This year's Labor Day Weekend holiday period is expected to break records for the number of people traveling across the USA by air. And a whole bunch of them will get free inflight wifi thanks…

Radome tells a tale of vendor diversity

The first Virgin Atlantic A350-1000 is starting to come together in Toulouse, France. Parts for MSN 274 are arriving at the final assembly line and there's an interesting surprise atop the aft fuselage section: A…

New interiors, more wifi coming to LATAM

LATAM is set to retrofit more than 200 aircraft as part of a major update to its fleet. The carrier will invest $400 million to refresh the interiors on both long-haul and short-haul planes covering…

Sky-high dreams or firmly grounded: The business of…

This story was available to PaxEx Premium subscribers first. Sign up now and get early access to the news shaping the industry. "Inflight connectivity doesn’t just create revenue, it could save the airline industry US$15bn…

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Gogo 2Ku spotted on Cathay Pacific 777

No surprise, given the contract signed last November, but a Cathay Pacific 777 sporting 2Ku is now flying. This is one of an expected 127 aircraft in the Cathay Group to receive the 2Ku kit.…

Counting connections and commitments

Connectivity installations slow slightly over the summer, allowing an opportunity to take a big picture look at the industry and where the various players sit in terms of connected aircraft and future commitments. Compared to…