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More, better and cheaper wifi in the sky!

Got Wifi? For more airline passengers than ever around the world the answer is yes. Some 82 airlines offer inflight connectivity. Even more significant, however, is that the quality of the service available in flight…

Interjet is now online

Interjet took delivery of XA-JOE, its first A321neo over the weekend. With that delivery the carrier joins the club of airlines offering wifi in the sky. The plane carries Panasonic Avionics' eXConnect inflight connectivity solution…

Aeromexico brings diversity to 737 connectivity

The rumors appear to be true. A look at the first Aeromexico 737 MAX rolling off the line in Renton suggests that the carrier is choosing to diversify its inflight connectivity play. The new frame…

More bandwidth, more blocking to improve the Panasonic…

Network performance isn't only about bandwidth. Indeed, Panasonic Avionics announcement at CES this week of its "Third Generation Satellite Communications Network" talks a lot about bandwidth and capacity but that's not the most interesting part…

ANA brings free internet to flights

Looking for free inflight internet connectivity? Japan appears the place to be. ANA will add free internet service on the bulk of its domestic fleet in 2018, delivering more connectivity on more domestic routes than…

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Wifi across the Pacific gets a major boost…

Passengers flying across the Pacific Ocean are set for a major upgrade in inflight connectivity performance. Panasonic Avionics and Eutelsat announced this week that Eutelsat 172b is now in service, delivering a massive increase in…

Clear immigration while still on the plane?? Cameras integrated into the IFE system could soon make that a reality.

When the IFE system can watch you back

Is it the ultimate surveillance scenario or a step forward in the passenger experience? Or maybe a little bit of both?? Vendors are cooperating today to deliver integrated biometrics in the inflight entertainment system, tying…