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SITA report shows passengers want to use own devices

SITA report shows passengers want to use own devices

Around half of all global passengers say they would definitely use their own smartphone, tablet or laptop for in-flight entertainment (IFE). That’s the message in a new SITA report entitled… Read more »

Etihad Airways sees surge in inflight connectivity use

Etihad Airways sees surge in inflight connectivity use

Etihad Airways, which next month becomes one of the few airlines in the world to offer fleet-wide inflight connectivity services, says its has witnessed a dramatic surge in internet and… Read more »

Thirteen million passengers used Mobile OnAir in 2014

Thirteen million passengers used Mobile OnAir in 2014

SITA OnAir says it Is celebrating another successful year with 13 million people taking advantage of its Mobile OnAir service in 2014. The inflight mobile phone service is now flying… Read more »

Saudia deploys smartphone app for easy Wi-Fi access

Saudia deploys smartphone app for easy Wi-Fi access

Saudia has become the first airline to develop and provide passengers with a dedicated mobile phone application for free inflight Wi-Fi. Passengers simply scan their ticket’s bar code for free… Read more »

Inmarsat confirms second I-5 launch date as Feb. 1

Inmarsat confirms second I-5 launch date as Feb. 1

Inmarsat has confirmed that its I-5 F2 Global Xpress (GX) satellite is set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12.31pm (GMT) on Sunday 1st February. The launch… Read more »

SITA OnAir formed to leverage the connected aircraft

SITA OnAir formed to leverage the connected aircraft

SITA and OnAir have launched a new company – SITA OnAir – to help airlines realise the full potential of the connected aircraft. SITA OnAir brings together the companies’ knowledge in… Read more »

OnAir connectivity now line fit on Qatar A350s

OnAir connectivity now line fit on Qatar A350s

OnAir’s inflight connectivity suite, including Mobile OnAir and Internet OnAir, is being installed as line fit on Qatar Airways’ new Airbus A350s, the first of which was unveiled in Doha… Read more »

MEBA2014: OnAir is major provider to MENA VIP market

MEBA2014: OnAir is major provider to MENA VIP market

OnAir may provide connectivity services to commercial airlines, but it is also a premier connectivity provider aboard many VIP and VVIP aircraft in the MENA region. Stephan Egli, OnAir’s Chief… Read more »

Aeroflot/SITA aiming for inflight tablet updates

Aeroflot/SITA aiming for inflight tablet updates

Aeroflot has become the first airline in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to digitise its crew by providing SITA’s CrewTablet to enhance in-flight service to its 20 million passengers…. Read more »

SriLankan Airlines flies first fully-connected aircraft

SriLankan Airlines flies first fully-connected aircraft

SriLankan Airlines’ first fully-connected Airbus A330-300 has entered commercial service, equipped with both Internet OnAir and Mobile OnAir. Passengers on board the delivery flight from Toulouse to Colombo included SriLankan… Read more »

OnAir inflight connectivity now on more than half world’s A380s

OnAir inflight connectivity now on more than half world’s A380s

Qatar Airways’ first A380, which is fully connected by OnAir, entered revenue service this month, operating between Doha and London. The airline’s nine other Airbus A380s will also be serviced… Read more »

India’s Vistara signs SITA for communication and networks

India’s Vistara signs SITA for communication and networks

Vistara, India’s newest airline, has signed an agreement with SITA, for aircraft communications, airline operations and network connectivity. The agreement includes SITA’s air-to-ground airline operations and datalink service, flight briefing… Read more »

Will ‘nomophobia’ drive inflight connectivity growth?

Will ‘nomophobia’ drive inflight connectivity growth?

Nomophobia, the fear of being out of mobile phone contact, may be one factor that drives up inflight connectivity usage, according to Geneva-based OnAir. OnAir’s Francois Rodriguez, speaking at last… Read more »

OnAir Plug is first initiative in e-Aircraft programme

OnAir Plug is first initiative in e-Aircraft programme

Geneva-based OnAir is working on a new aircraft e-Enablement programme that it says could bring big benefits to airlines. Called OnAir Plug, it uses the aircraft’s satellite connection and a… Read more »

APEX2014: Philippines sees BYOD as future of IFEC

APEX2014: Philippines sees BYOD as future of IFEC

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is expanding the use of its Wi-Fi-based “Bring Your Own Device” IFEC service, which uses OnAir Play as its backbone. PAL is to install wireless IFE on… Read more »

APEX2014: Panelists look at the future of e-Enabled aircraft

APEX2014: Panelists look at the future of e-Enabled aircraft

Panelists at the Apex educational event explored the e-Aircraft concept, with its potential to provide real and valuable cost savings. The session discussed what an e-Aircraft entails and how best… Read more »

Aircraft e-Enablement to bring huge operational benefits

Aircraft e-Enablement to bring huge operational benefits

Airlines are increasingly paying more attention to aircraft e-Enablement processes within the flight deck, cabin and on the ground. With approx. 900 airlines, and over 20,000 commercial aircraft in service,… Read more »

Air China to cut $8m in fuel costs with SITA ACARS technology

Air China to cut $8m in fuel costs with SITA ACARS technology

Air China, is set to save around $8 million a year in fuel costs, thanks to payload and live weather update ACARS technology from SITA. Following extensive trials on its… Read more »

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