Seamless Air Alliance Introduces Open In-Flight Connectivity Standards
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.
Vistara confirms Panasonic, Nelco partnership for inflight WiFi service
Vistara confirms it will launch inflight wifi on its 787s, becomming the first Indian carrier to offer inflight connectivity on board.
JPMorgan, United Airlines Renew Credit-Card Deal Into 2029
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.
Other Industry News
No, Avatar is not buying 30 new Boeing 747s
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.
American Airlines, Alaska Airlines team up for West Coast international alliance
American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are longtime partners. That relationship is set to get a lot deeper as the two establish a "west coast international alliance" with more long-haul lift coming.