Airlines and Airwaves

Goetzl, David
May 2000
Advertising Age;5/1/2000, Vol. 71 Issue 19, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the efforts by U.S. airlines to offer passengers access to real-time television and the Internet. The initiative taken by JetBlue and Legend Airlines in providing in-flight television feeds is cited. The plan of Boeing Co. to launch its in-flight system dubbed Connexion by Boeing is revealed. Other companies involved in the efforts to provide real-time television and Internet services are identified. The article also discusses the controversy in the industry whether live television is something airline passengers want.


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