Getting entertained while flying in an aluminum tub some tens of thousands of feet above ground is a multi-billion dollar question. There are two approaches – one that doesn’t offer any form of IFE (in-flight entertainment), telling passengers to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). On the other hand, carriers can offer lavish displays with hundreds of hours of entertainment. Thanks to the French airline XL Airways, there is a third option – a Virtual Reality Cinema Theater. This tourist-focused airline is introducing a trial run of headsets from Skylights, a French virtual reality startup. For the next several months, XL Airways will implement 2D and 3D movies through its ‘SkyTheater’ application,
Beginning of each year is filled with New Year resolutions and how can we improve ourselves. This goes for the companies too – just the same as people reading this site. We received a video from Boeing’s corporate communications featuring their vision of travel. None of the seats in this video are nothing more than a concept, but it would be interesting to see how the company will tailor its future ‘cash-cow’ aircraft, the Boeing 777-8 and 777-9 (Boeing decided to remove the ‘X’ from the name). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkOJDt5I-cc It’s not directly mentioned, but this cabin concept and its seating arrangement clearly show that it is a concept design
This new commercial from Turkish Airlines was meant to be funny, but not everyone finds the humor in it.