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An Air France A321 is arriving at the gate.

Hullabaloo but little change as France bans (some) domestic flights

French culture does not have a direct equivalent of the folktales Chicken Little or Henny Penny, mostly flightless birds who get all aflutter with the idea that... Continue Reading

AERQ AERENA being demonstrated on a tablet.

AERQ completes HIC testing; introduces AERENA Experience Studio

AERQ has completed head injury criterion (HIC) testing on the in-seat displays that will fly — as part of its AERENA open IT platform — on a... Continue Reading

The top of a JSX aircraft shows the connectivity antenna for the aircraft. It operates SpaceX starlink connectivity.

SpaceX teases disruption with frictionless Wi-Fi

As SpaceX customer JSX offers its passengers a complimentary — and notably, a frictionless and portal-free — streaming class of Internet ser... Continue Reading

A wheelchair is removed from the belly of an aircraft.

UK regulator considers rating airlines on their support for PRMs

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is responsible for enforcing a key regulation covering the rights of disabled people and other persons... Continue Reading

A variety of stylish Finnair dishes, glasses and cutlery are displayed in a glass case.

What does five-star business class soft product look like in 2023?

As the passenger experience industry prepares for the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg in early June, we’ve already looked at what makes a... Continue Reading

Two train seats face each other with a large table in between them. Some meagre snacks sit on the table.

Avanti West Coast First Class: new interiors but same poor service

UK rail operator Avanti West Coast seems to be dragging its heels on refreshing its trains, with many of them still sporting the former Virg... Continue Reading

World's Last Remaining Lockheed Electra 10-E Image: Dimensional Innovations/The Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum

Inside the new Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum in Kansas

Iconic aviator, aviation record-setter, and author Amelia Earhart is celebrated in her hometown of Atchison, Kansas with a birthplace museum, life-size statues,... Continue Reading