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This Week’s News: A Beautiful Mess!

BOEING This week IFExpress discovered more non-IFEC related stories, and less topics covering our newsletter focus – less than usual, so for this issue we will pinpoint in on: aviation, planes, data, and whatever else our team thought you might catch your interest. With Aircraft Interiors Hamburg on the horizon you will soon get more... [Read more]

Coming Soon: AIX Hamburg, April 4-6 2017

Coming Soon: AIX Hamburg, April 4-6 2017

Well IFExpress readers, it’s that time again – Aircraft Interiors and here is the story: “This year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) 2017, which takes place in Hamburg, Germany from 4th – 6th April, is the global stage to see the latest innovations and product launches from the world’s leading suppliers in aircraft cabin... [Read more]

Inmarsat, IFPL, Panasonic, and More!

Inmarsat, IFPL, Panasonic, and More!

This week, IFExpress has a lot of new product/services probably announced as Aircraft Interiors, Hamburg, 4 – 6 April, 2017 approaches. This ‘Big Deal IFEC’ show is the culmination of Passenger Experience Week in Hamburg 3 – 6 April. We will have more on the expo later but let’s return to the topics of this weeks... [Read more]

Apex & IFSA, Gogo, AirSatOne, and More

Apex & IFSA, Gogo, AirSatOne, and More

APEX/IFSA The other day, we got a note from Robin Applebaum, APEX Marketing Communication Director we thought you might like to see: “I wanted to reach out to you today with some exciting news from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and the International Flight Service Association (IFSA). This morning, APEX and IFSA announced... [Read more]

Airports, Acquisitions, Promotion, Wi-Fi and More!

Airports, Acquisitions, Promotion, Wi-Fi and More!

News: Lufthansa Systems Brussels Airlines introduced a new passenger service system in 2016. To make its departure control and adjacent applications accessible from the respective CUTE systems at each of the airports in its network, the Belgian airline is using cFront/LAGUNA from Lufthansa Systems. CUTE stands for Common Use Terminal Equipment.... [Read more]

2017: IFExpress & Reader Predictions

2017: IFExpress & Reader Predictions

This issue of IFExpress always always raises a few feathers so let’s get started with some IFExpress predictions, then we will present the inputs from folks who were willing to provide their names, and finally, those who wish to remain anonymous will contribute as well. We should probably note that not all predictions landed in the... [Read more]

Predictions In Your Pocket Review – Part 2

Predictions In Your Pocket Review – Part 2

We started the first installment of our 2016’s predictions review in last week’s issue, so here is Part 2, or the wrap-up, from last year’s crystal ball – you can see how we did: A) Beacons: While last year we wrote about the future of beacon technology to be used in airports and on baggage, the market did not grow... [Read more]

Happy New Year – 2017

Happy New Year – 2017

Well, well, another year has passed and IFExpress is now in it’s our 25th year and we still love the craziness of this entertainment and connectivity based aircraft business; albeit, it is getting harder to stay current with all the ups (and downs) of technology, personal preference, and airline profit-making. According to IATA, in 2015... [Read more]