A "Letter of Intent" making the rounds online this month suggested that Avatar wants to buy thirty 747-8i planes from Boeing. Despite being shared as a credible potential order by some outlets nothing could be further from the truth.
Can open standards help drop the costs of fitting airplanes with inflight connectivity hardware? We're about to find out as the Seamless Air Alliance issued its first spec document for members last week.
Credit card partners are a huge deal for airline loyalty programs and the United/Chase relationship has been working on a refresh for some time. The deal is now done, to the tune of a $400 million annual boost for the airline.