Hawaiian Airlines gets online with Starlink
Hawaiian Airlines will offer fast, free in-flight WiFi on its long-haul flights from 2023. The carrier announced a deal with Starlink to deliver the internet connectivity service on its A330, A321neo, and 787 aircraft.
JSX selects Starlink for in-flight WiFi
SpaceX signed the first airline customer for its Starlink satellite service. JSX will offer in-flight WiFi powered by the low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation, with the first plane expected to be equipped later this year.
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Sacramento, Rapid City vie for Breeze Airways service
Both Sacramento and Rapid City want to see Breeze Airways planes in the year ahead. Federal grant money could help make that happen.
Gone in 90 seconds?
As behavior of airline passengers changes, is there scope for more use of sophisticated evacuation simulation & modelling to ensure everyone is out in 90 secs?
Breeze brings transcon service to Westchester/White Plains
Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas will all soon be available as nonstop destinations from White Plains, flown on Breeze Airways' brand new A220-300 aircraft. These are three of the seven new destinations the carrier will add as it opens operations from the airport just north of New York City.
AVIATAR vastly expands its Aircraft Health Monitoring portfolio for Boeing 737s
By integrating the Boeing 737 NG into AVIATARs Condition Monitoring troubleshooting solution, United Airlines and all other customers can now manage technical operations for their Airbus and Boeing aircraft side-by-side on a single screen. In addition, they can now benefit from a growing number of Predictive Maintenance use cases developed for the Boeing 737 NG that help to avoid unplanned maintenance events or AOGs (Aircraft on Ground).
European delay compensation rule reaches across the Atlantic
Can a foreign airline be required to pay out compensation under European laws for a delayed flight wholly outside Europe? Thanks to a recent European Court of Justice ruling, the answer appears to be yes, assuming it is connected to a European departure.