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Mapping the Passenger Journey: Video Q&A with B/E Aerospace’s Mark Peurifoy

Mapping the Passenger Journey: Video Q&A with B/E Aerospace’s Mark Peurifoy

During the education sessions at APEX, B/E Aerospace’s Mark Peurifoy schooled airline execs and marketers on the importance of maintaining a consistent brand message at every touchpoint of the passenger’s journey.

Read More → Disruption in the Air: Video Q&A with MondoWindow’s Greg Dicum and Tyler Sterkel

Disruption in the Air: Video Q&A with MondoWindow’s Greg Dicum and Tyler Sterkel

Launched at SXSW earlier this year, MondoWindow is a web-based platform that bring location-specific content to airline passengers.

Read More → Content in Your Hands: Video Q&A with DigEcor’s Adam Williams

Content in Your Hands: Video Q&A with DigEcor’s Adam Williams

DigEcor entered the IFE market in 2003 with the digEplayer, the first portable self-contained inflight entertainment system. That was before the iPad.

Read More → Casino in the Sky: Video Q&A with FlightBet’s Dan Harris

Casino in the Sky: Video Q&A with FlightBet’s Dan Harris

Ante up! Aside from catching up on the latest movies, soon passengers will be able to do a little gambling at their seatbacks. Launching soon, FlightBet will offer low-stakes gaming options for IFE systems.

Read More → Virgin America and Lufthansa Systems See RED: Video Q&A with Ken Bieler and Joerg Liebe

Virgin America and Lufthansa Systems See RED: Video Q&A with Ken Bieler and Joerg Liebe

In one of the most anticipated announcements at APEX 2011, Virgin America confirmed that it was going with Lufthansa Systems’ BoardConnect platform for the next iteration of its RED IFE system.

Read More → Branding the Skies: Video Q&A with branding.aero’s Stathis Kefallonitis

Branding the Skies: Video Q&A with branding.aero’s Stathis Kefallonitis

One of the leading experts in creative aviation marketing, Stathis Kefallonitis is the Founder and President of branding.aero, a holistic aviation branding consultancy.

Read More → Flying in Tune: Video Q&A with Tune Box’s Sami El Hadery

Flying in Tune: Video Q&A with Tune Box’s Sami El Hadery

Partnering with electronic flight bag specialist Flight Focus, digital media brand Tune Box is set to launch a new low-cost wireless inflight entertainment solution.

Read More → Fiber to the Screen: Video Q&A with Lumexis CEO J. Douglas Cline

Fiber to the Screen: Video Q&A with Lumexis CEO J. Douglas Cline

Lumexis is unique among IFE hardware providers, turning to fiber optics instead of copper wire to connect their seat display units with head-end servers. With their trademarked Fiber-To-The-Screen (FTTS) system, Lumexis aims to provide better quality IFE content while lowering the airline’s costs.

Read More → Being Runway Girl: Video Q&A with Mary Kirby

Being Runway Girl: Video Q&A with Mary Kirby

Widely known as Runway Girl, flame-haired reporter and airline buff Mary Kirby keeps her readers informed about the world of inflight entertainment, connectivity and aircraft interiors.

Read More → From Idea to Onboard: Q&A with Panasonic Avionics’ Neil James

From Idea to Onboard: Q&A with Panasonic Avionics’ Neil James

One of the world’s leading IFE hardware providers, Panasonic Avionics, is spearheading the industry charge toward the Android platform. We spoke to Neil James, PAC’s Executive Director of Corporate Sales and Product Management, about making the inflight experience more intuitive.

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