Air France and KLM next up for international in-flight wi-fi
Air France and KLM will be the next airlines to offer WiFi for international flights.
This will enable travelers to stay connected with the world through text messages or emails, and allow for an Internet connection and ultimately live broadcasts of TV programs. On the specially designed in-flight website, a broad range of services will be offered for free, like latest news, TV channels, relevant airline and destination information and unique offers of online magazines.
JetBlue, Air China to form interline agreement
JetBlue and Air China have formed an interline agreement at Kennedy airport and Los Angeles International.
If approved by the government, CA this fall will place its code on B6 flights.
B6 president and CEO Dave Barger said the Chinese market “continues to be a key portion of the global economy, and so we look forward to connecting business and leisure travelers between both of these well-developed networks.”
Boeing postpones 787 surge line activation until 4Q
Boeing has postponed activating its 787 surge line until at least September.
The surge line inside Building 40-26 has figured large in discussions about Boeing’s plan to ramp up 787 production from about 3.5 per month to 10 by the end of next year.
Boeing says construction of the surge line is complete, but the airframer will not use the space for production of new 787s for several months.