Passenger traffic rose 8.9% in May compared with a year earlier at Hong Kong International Airport, growth that was echoed in the categories of cargo volume (up 8.3%) and aircraft movements (up 5.3%). The biggest driver in passenger numbers was the growth of travel between Taiwan and mainland China.
Passengers traveling on Iberia flights will be able to get a preview of the in-flight entertainment available to them by downloading "IberiaOnBoard," a new app from Global Eagle Entertainment's IFE Services subsidiary. The new mobile app lets users see the music lineup, scan for children's content and read a synopsis and other details of each movie.
Global Eagle Entertainment has purchased the last 6.05% of Advanced Inflight Alliance, completing its acquisition of the company and setting the stage for integration, says Dave Davis, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Global Eagle. He says the combined company offers airlines connectivity, media content, applications, and advertising and sponsorship options. Read more here.