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Finally Some Sanity at the FAA and EASA

For many years I have complained about FAA regulations that defied logic. In 2008 I said the following when pondering if gadgets make airplanes crash: First you can use laptops on planes -- even during take off. Then you can't....

Is the US in Store for Another 9/11?

Let me start off apologizing for writing about a non-tech topic and also for a somewhat sensational headline but I believe what I have to say here supersedes my responsibility to just cover the typical topics you come here to...

Imagining a World with Electronic Passports

There is something – Oh I don’t know – let’s say backwards when it comes to traveling on an airplane. In an age of state-of-the-art electronics – smartphones with dual-core processors and amazing screens, why do we need paper passports...

Amtrak adds WiFi to Fight Disruptive Free Bus Internet

 Years after European train operators and the airlines, Amtrak has decided it was time to add WiFi to its trains. Bus companies have found a way to sell seats for as little as $1 between New York and Boston and...

I Love GoGo Inflight Wireless

 On my way out to Dallas from New York's LGA the American Airlines flight I was on had signs all over it telling the world it had internet access. My smile was broad with corners of my mouth certainly touching...

I Finally Get On-board WiFi

All these years and flights and I have never been lucky enough to have WiFi on a flight. Interestingly almost everyone else I know has experienced in-flight WiFi already. Thanks to Virgin America for their awesome GoGo Wireless service. Here...

In-Flight WiFi: Know Before You Go

It's enough to bring tears to my eyes  - but in a good way . This of course proves once and for all how misplaced my priorities can be. You see, Virgin America now includes WiFi availability on flight timetables -...

Do Gadgets Cause Planes to Crash?

I have been fascinated with the concept of personal electronics and whether they cause planes to have any navigation problems. It seems to me the airlines and FAA have been quite erratic in their rules regarding gadgets on flights....

Cable Content Blog

Be sure to check out one of TMC's latest blogs -- Cable Content Connection written by Dave Rodriguez -- TMC VP of conferences and publications. One of Dave's entries which caught my eye was titled McCain gets better rating then...

More on Airplane Broadband and VoIP

If you haven't been paying attention you just may have missed the fact that bloggers have been going crazy lately about VoIP blocking on planes and the associated ways of getting around said blocking. Long story short -- SIP was...

Book Flights Now For ITEXPO West 2008

Many attendees have told me they are getting great deals on airfare to ITEXPO September 16-18, 2008. I happened to just price a flight and the cost was $306. Travelocity has a sale with prices from New York to Los...

Airplane Tray Ads

I had heard there were ads on seat-backs and trays on some European airlines and with fuel prices as high as they are it seemed only a matter of time before we started to see them in the US. This...

The Economy Will Improve Your Next Flight

It seems at least one person has been thinking of all the ways a slower economy will contribute to better air travel for the rest of us. In fact this Slate.com article describes in detail what the pros are of...

Virgin Biofuel Flight

Virgin Atlantic conducted the first flight utilizing biofuel today in the hopes that it can be show that biofuels emit less carbon dioxide than regular fuels. While some say this test flight is just part of a publicity stunt used...

VoIP Banned on Some Flights

Perhaps the best holiday gift for people who enjoy peace and quiet on their flights is an all out ban on VoIP in the sky. The AP is reporting on the sorts of things we may be allowed to do...

Skybus

Skybus is new to the US and will start offering flights for $10 at selected airports. How? Well they will charge for checked bags and preferred seats and only take reservations over the web. Details....

Just Fly Me

Everyone has those zany moments at work when they say – hey this is like a Dilbert cartoon. C’mon, be honest. You know I am talking about you. I even know a coworker who says he wants to turn the...

Florida is on Sale for ITEXPO!

  It is not too late to book your flights to ITEXPO   I just went to Expedia and checked the airfares for the upcoming Internet Telephony Conference & Expo coming up in a few weeks. Boy was I surprised....

Airline CRM

You I don't mean to complain about the airlines and unless I have a terrible experience somewhere I hate to specify the company name in a derogatory fashion. So suffice it to say I am sitting here -- well actually...

Quoted in RCR Wireless

I was recently quoted in RCR Wireless a magazine from Crain Communications. If you don’t subscribe, you should check it out at http://www.rcrnews.com/. I am a subscriber by the way. Here is the article. I would have just run an...

WiFi on Airlines

I am looking forward to more widespread adoption of broadband on domestic flights. Here is an article from itWorldCanada discussing the issue. I was quoted in the article and so was Greg Welch from GlobalTouch Telecom:But many other players, not...

Just in Time Marketing

I spend at leas 30% of my time traveling. Quite often I receive e-mails from travel companies while on the road. I am on the mailing list for many hotels and airlines. What I find interesting is that while staying...
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