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Should airlines continue to make onboard safety videos funny and entertaining?

August 6, 2018 |

For years, airlines have made passengers sit through boring safety videos that send the same predictable messages: “fasten your seat belts” … “store your luggage in the overhead bin” … “your seat can be used as a flotation device.”

But in the last few years, airlines have tried to make those videos…


L.A. Times – Business

Feds Review On-Board Video of Duck Boat Tragedy

July 28, 2018 |

Now, the video. Federal officials have reviewed footage from the sunken Missouri duck boat to see how events unfolded and compare the launch time to severe-weather warnings for the area, the Kansas City Star reports. Per the National Transportation Safety Board, the trip went from leisurely to frantic within minutes…
Newser

Peanut allergies spur Southwest to switch its free onboard snacks

July 11, 2018 |

Southwest Airlines, the carrier that has for years used its free peanut snacks as a marketing gimmick, will stop serving nuts on flights starting Aug. 1.

The Dallas-based low-cost carrier cited concerns over passengers with peanut allergies as a key reason why its flight attendants will switch…


L.A. Times – Business

Free WiFi on 100% of domestic flights gives JetBlue top ranking for onboard internet service

December 24, 2017 |

In the heated competition between airlines in the U.S., JetBlue Airways offers an extra perk that is pretty alluring to most travelers: Free, high-speed wireless internet.

For that reason, an internet comparison site named JetBlue as the top domestic airline for overall WiFi service, followed by…


L.A. Times – Business

Delta Air Lines calls for diversity training following onboard incidents

January 22, 2017 |

In the wake of two embarrassing on-board incidents, Delta Air Lines is expediting diversity training for all of its flight attendants and customer service workers in the terminals.

The training was mandated for all executives last year and was planned to be eventually expanded to flight attendants…


L.A. Times – Business

Southwest signs deal to boost onboard Wi-Fi service

December 18, 2016 |

Southwest Airlines, the nation’s largest domestic carrier, has good news for fliers who want to stay connected: The Dallas-based airline plans to offer Wi-Fi service on all of its planes by the end of next year.

Even better: The connectivity speeds are expected to increase by at least three times…


L.A. Times – Business

Air travelers can expect more onboard sales pitches, report says

January 10, 2016 |

Bad news for airline passengers who are tired of getting their wallets squeezed when boarding a plane: The future of air travel will include a lot more onboard sales pitches.

That is the conclusion of a new report by Guestlogix, a technology company that helps airlines and train operators sell…


L.A. Times – Business

Auto clubs back bill to give car owners control of their onboard data

March 18, 2014 |

SACRAMENTO — California’s two giant automobile clubs on Tuesday unveiled legislation that they said would give car owners control over a wide range data streaming from their vehicles.

    




L.A. Times – Business

21 Exhibitors Onboard For Megayacht Luxury Jewelry Fair

November 8, 2012 |

The International Contemporary Jewelry Fair unveiled some of the jewelry brands that will be exhibiting on SeaFair, a 228-foot megayacht docked in Miami. The inaugural event will be held December 4-9, which coincides with Art Basel Miami Beach.
Forbes Real Time