A surprise twist in the Hong Kong protests as Cathay CEO Rupert Hogg resigns. Plus RFID for bags, VR for passengers and new aircraft types launching service soon. A busy week with plenty to uncover in this edition of PaxEx Update!
Virtual reality entertainment gets more funding, more inflight trials
Virtual reality as an inflight entertainment option continues to attract investors and airlines. Inflight VR and SkyLights made news this week on that front, with new cash and inflight trials secured.
Iberia extends Inflight VR entertainment trials
Passengers on Iberia’s flights to New York City and Tel Aviv now have a new option for inflight entertainment. The carrier is running a trial program with Inflight VR, extending its experiment with virtual reality-based content options.