Fewer exceptions will be permitted for missing indicators or controls when the 737 MAX returns to the skies thanks to new guidance from the FAA.
AirAsia is (still) making big moves in the ASEAN region and digital bag tags are evolving to a level that might be useful soon. Plus some news on IFE/C going active and getting profitable. The 2019 Future Travel Experience Asia was a great show and these are just a few of the highlights.
In April AirFi announced that its streaming entertainment solution would be installed across hundreds of aircraft in the Lion Air group. This week that service went live on the Batik Air arm of the operation.
The global aviation community has already seen one schism with respect to regulatory views on the 737 MAX. Is another brewing as training requirements are set for the type’s return to service??
Streaming IFE deals continue to pile up, including a new, unique use case for the AirFi kit and a massive, fleet-wide installation in Asia.
The Boeing 737 MAX suffered its second catastrophic accident in five months this morning. The type is now grounded in two countries as a result.