Not so long ago, the idea of electric commercial aviation was a decidedly futuristic notion. But last December, B.C.-based Harbour Air and magniX made a giant leap forward with the first flight of their DHC-2 Beaver “ePlane.”
The plane’s maiden flight was three hours and 51 minutes in duration, with pilots reporting the 777-9 “flew beautifully” during a detailed test plan that exercised its systems and structures.
At APEX TECH 2020, delegates learned how Air Canada is tweaking its content strategy using insights about its in-flight entertainment selection, provided by Spafax IQ.
At APEX TECH 2020, Charu Jain, senior vice-president of Merchandising and Innovation, Alaska Airlines, gave delegates insight into what was required when the carrier acquired Virgin America.
At APEX TECH 2020, in-flight connectivity providers Gogo and SmartSky Networks shared their excitement about the benefits of 5G technology.
A tour of Korean Air’s farm on Jeju Island reminds us that in-flight meals aren’t possible without the people who tend to the vegetables, chickens, cattle and water that appear on the tray table.