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American Airlines Gogo Entertainment On Demand In-Flight Streaming Video Review

American Airlines Gogo Entertainment On Demand In-Flight Streaming Video Review

This summer, American Airlines became the first airline in North America to offer Entertainment On Demand in-flight streaming video. The new technology, powered by Gogo, enables customers to wirelessly stream content such as movies and TV shows from an in-flight library to select Wi-Fi-enabled laptops during flights. I recently tested American Airlines Entertainment on Demand in-flight streaming video on AA flight 179 from New York’s JFK airport to San Francisco (SFO).  …

American Airlines First Class Flight 181 New York JFK Los Angeles Review

American Airlines First Class Flight 181 New York JFK Los Angeles Review

American Airlines flies as many as ten flights each day from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Los Angeles, with many passengers continuing on to far away destinations including Sydney, Australia and Hawaii.  Flights from JFK to Los Angeles and San Francisco offer American Flagship Service (AFS) and most utilize the Boeing 767-200 aircraft , which has a three-class configuration with ten first-class seats, 30 business-class seats, and …

Exclusive Interview: American Airlines Officials Discuss Boeing, Airbus Deal

Exclusive Interview: American Airlines Officials Discuss Boeing, Airbus Deal

Yesterday, after weeks of speculation, American Airlines announced the largest ever order for new aircraft.  Would it be Boeing? Or perhaps Airbus? In the end, it turned out to be both.  With one of the oldest fleets among major U.S. carriers, American’s ambitious five-year fleet renewal plan meant that no one manufacturer could deliver within the airline’s timeline.
According to American Airlines executives we spoke with, the deal “was literally signed …

American Airlines to Offer Samsung Galaxy Tab Computers in First and Business

American Airlines to Offer Samsung Galaxy Tab Computers in First and Business

American Airlines passengers flying in business and first class on many of the airline’s long-haul fleet will soon get a major upgrade to their in-flight entertainment options. The airline will offer the Samsung Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 mobile tablets in premium cabins on select flights starting later this year.
American plans to deploy 6,000 Galaxy Tabs on Boeing 767 flights between New York’s JFK airport and Los Angeles, JFK and San …