All Posts by Susan Slim

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AirFi Stands Ready to Support Airlines and fellow APEX members if Electronics Ban Widens

AirFi, the Amsterdam-based Portable Wireless In-flight Entertainment market-leader, announced today that it has tripled its production capacity in response to rising enquiries from airlines planning contingencies for a widening of the Electronics Ban on Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) in carry on luggage. Several weeks ago, a number of airlines announced contingency operations to provide passengers […]

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AirFi complies to the EASA SIB 2016-08

Schiphol Airport – July 21th 2016 EASA released on July 15, 2016 a Safety Information Bulletin (Operations; 2016-08) detailing requirements for Portable Electronic Devices belonging to the Operator. In this SIB the European Aviation Safety Agency is “concerned about the risks associated with the broad use by aircraft operators of portable equipment devices (PEDs) containing lithium batteries […]

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AirFi offers portable IFE on European KLM routes

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the first scheduled, full-service airline to announce AirFi portable IFE box tests Two daily flights between AMS-MAD-AMS and AMS-IST-AMS are part of the 4 month trial No modification made to aircraft interior, boxes brought on/off aircraft each day Amsterdam, March 16: Since the beginning of March, Dutch flagship carrier KLM […]

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AirFi promotes Nicolas Peeters to CTO

AirFi is happy to announce the change of role of Nicolas Peeters to CTO of AirFi, the company delivering innovating solutions in the InFlight Entertainment and Onboard Sales Space. The former CTO of the company, Martijn Moret, is assuming the role of Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the AirFi Operations in Asia. “Nicolas Peeters […]

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Ife Streaming Helps Adria Airways Redefine Digital Passenger Experience

– 11 aircraft now equipped with streaming IFE system, branded as OnAir Entertainment – No modification made to aircraft interior – Onboard portal a twin-image of new web-based magazine design – Seatback decals being used to advertise OnAir Entertainment features Ljubljana: Slovenia’s largest airline (1.13m passengers carried in 2014) has expanded, rebranded and transformed its […]

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Arkefly Rolls Out Portable Ife Box

APEX Insight: After a successful trial run with portable IFE solution AirFi/TUI Cloud, holiday carrier Arkefly confirmed full roll-out of the program across its fleet by November this year. Hans van de Velde, managing director, Arkefly, reported 2-million TUI Cloud pages were viewed in the first two months of the program and that other TUI […]

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AirFi @ Worlds Low Cost Airlines Congress

AirFi will be present and demo-able at this congress in London, UK on Sep 15 and 16. Next to that, the CEO of one of our customers, Hans van de Velde of TUI (ArkeFly), will speak on this congress as well, which provides the opportunity for some first hand experiences! Please contact us for a […]

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Estonian Air Rolls Out Fleet-wide Ife Streaming Solution

Tallin/Amsterdam, 23 March, 2015 – To make the time spent onboard more meaningful, Estonian Air is now enabling customers to connect their Wi-Fi enabled mobile devices and notebook computers to a secure in-cabin network. Launched in January, this new system is successfully allowing passengers to read newspapers and magazines, view RSS-feeds, chat with others onboard, […]

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Information on AirFi

AirFi is part of MI Airline. MI Airline brings innovations to the cabin offering the unique platforms “AirFi” and “Connected Crew” designed especially for airlines to effectively and securely bridge the information gap between the company and its remote staff and passengers. MI Airline is supported by Mainport Innovation Fund, founded by KLM Royal Dutch […]

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Company targets short-haul airlines with wireless IFE sans movies [RunWayGirl]

“What’s a wireless IFE solution without movie or television content? Why, it’s a wireless IFE solution tailor-made for truly short-haul carriers, that’s what.” This is the starting question in an article of RunwayGirl, diving indepth into the revolutionary solution and the targeted markets: “Content distributor Western Outdoor Interactive (WOI) recently announced a partnership with AirFi […]

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Western Outdoor Interactive Content Now Available On Airfi

AirFi and Western Outdoor Interactive (WOI) have signed a partnership agreement, enabling AirFi to distribute WOI content, and offering WOI to provide their customers with a new IFE offering. The AirFi box can now be equipped with over 400 different magazines, games, TripAdvisor offline, newspapers and many other entertainment and concierge services. The AirFi box […]

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Sky high chit-chat

People want to communicate while in-flight ! Small talk between passengers is, according to 73% of the travellers, very acceptable. But Today.com’s video snippet on this “news” shows that you also need to be lucky to sit next to a passenger who is also wiling to talk. Next to that, travelers like to read (77% […]

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Love for the AirFi Box…..

The AirFi solution is gaining momentum not only in client conversations but also in the media. And when the IFE experts see our product, there is instant love! In their newsletter IFExpress reported on our encounter in Hamburg: The AirFi Box is designed to be integrated into existing airline logistics and suitable to create an […]

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Meet the AirFi Team at the Major Events!

The AirFi team will be present at a number of events in the coming months, all around the world, and we’re thrilled to demo you our solutions. See the Event Schedule for exact venues and dates, and make sure you meet us! Of course, if you can not wait so long, please contact us for […]

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The After Hamburg AIX2014 / WTCE2014 Report

Wow, what an event in Hamburg! The biggest trade show on Aircraft Interiors, Airline Catering, and Onboard Services was overwhelming, tiring but mostly generating very high energy levels among our team members that were present at the show. We spoke to many airlines, potential content and development partners to discuss the AirFi solution. What a […]

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AirFi featured on IFExpress!

The AirFi solution features in an article on the Inflight Connectivity and Entertainment Portal with a Q&A between the AirFi team and the Editor. The title of the article “Look Ma, No Wires – But, A Lot Of Data!” refers of course to our product completely being wireless. But, the reader with vivid imagination might […]

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