Tag Archive: Airline

iPad No-Air! Apple’s tablet grounds American Airline flights

Several dozen American Airlines flights were delayed overnight, after the pilots’ iPads — used for providing information to flight crews — failed prior to takeoff, leaving pilots without a flight plan. iPad bug has @AmericanAir #737 fleet grounded Sitting at #DFW…Read more ›

iPad Air: Gulf becomes the latest airline to carry iPad electronic flight bags

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s flagship air carrier, has become the latest airline to participate in an iPad-based electronic flight bag program. The program will see Gulf Air purchase 355 iPads, to be distributed throughout the airline’s fleet. “We…Read more ›

Airline Exec Touches Down As Apple’s New VP Of Online Retail

Apple has bolstered its online retail ranks by hiring former Delta vice president Bob Kupbens. Kupbens joins Apple as its new Vice President of Apple Online Retail. At Delta, Kupbens was involved with the company’s marketing and digital commerce strategies.…Read more ›    [Read More…]

JetBlue Becomes Latest Airline To Ditch Flight Manuals For iPads

jetBlueJetBlue is the latest airline to ditch its flight manuals for iPads. The budget airline received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to give its pilots custom-equipped iPads to replace heavy paper manuals and serve real-time information to the cockpit during the flight. Over 60 pilots have been involved during the trial phases of JetBlue’s […]

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The iPhone is The Device of Choice For Airline Passengers [Report]

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If youre a member of the Mile High Club, chances are that you own an iPhone. A new report from AllThingsD says that two-thirds of Gogo in-flight WiFi users favor the iPhone as their browsing device of choice. 20% of mobile WiFi usage is attributed to the iPod touch, while Android only accounts for 12%. RIMs Blackberry accounts for only 6% of airline  [Read More…]