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  • SeatID Launches Service To Book A Flight Based On Your Social Network

    SeatID Launches Service To Book A Flight Based On Your Social Network

    A new startup, SeatID, wants to change the way you fly. Their service lets you use your social network to help pick your next flight and seat assignment. SeatID is available starting today on the Ukrainian airline AeroSvit and the company plans to sign up major international airlines and online travel services soon. Whether passengers will want to share their flight and seat info is a big… Read More

  • Choosing Your Airline Seat Based On Your Social Network

    Choosing Your Airline Seat Based On Your Social Network

    You have a long flight coming up. You don’t want to get stuck sitting next to (fill in the blank here). What if you could use your social networks to select your seatmate, based on your friends or common interests? Would that make for a better flying experience? Such a service is going to be launched next year. The developer is not some bootstrapped startup. KLM Royal Dutch… Read More

  • Sweet merciful Jehosaphat! Microsoft stole the WinPho UI from KLM!

    Sweet merciful Jehosaphat! Microsoft stole the WinPho UI from KLM!


    Super sleuths at MS Mobiles (Motto: “Our small phone-shaped favicon is so outdated it’s popular again”) is accusing Microsoft of wholesale theft and battery in their new WinPho UI. KLM’s inflight whatsitcalled looks just like Microsoft’s whatsitcalled and the big blue buttons appear on KLMs entertainment whatchamacallit when you fly on their big, beautiful planes. Read More

  • KLM considering handing out e-book readers to passengers (bad idea)

    KLM considering handing out e-book readers to passengers (bad idea)

    In-flight movies might not be the only form of airline-provided entertainment on KLM flights. The airline is considering handing out e-book readers after the idea won a contest offered up by the airline. The idea beat out Online Tax-Free Shopping and placing wind turbines under the runways. (yeah, I don’t get that either) But as fun and exciting as free e-books seem, it would be a… Read More