Nov 1: CBC Daily News back on IFE

Old Nov 1, 10, 10:25 am
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Exclamation Nov 1: CBC Daily News back on IFE

Starting today (Nov 1), the CBC Daily News will once again be available on the IFE on most aircraft types (except 330 and 777 and those will be available very shortly). One of the things that many of you have asked for so thanks for your patience while we worked this out!
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Old Nov 1, 10, 10:41 am
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Excellent news Andrew, thanks!

Not to want to push our luck...but... are we to expect to see other enhancements to the IFE in the near future?
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Old Nov 1, 10, 10:47 am
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This is fantastic. Even with internet, daily news digests, etc., I have missed the CBC and Radio-Canada news shows on AC. Taking my seat on AC, and watching the CBC news feels like I'm already home, even if I have 5 hr flight ahead of me.
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Old Nov 1, 10, 11:29 am
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Good news. I'll probably start using IFE again. (Once I get started on the news I'll probably just keep going.)
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Old Nov 1, 10, 12:20 pm
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Not available on the E75 this morning.
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Old Nov 1, 10, 12:24 pm
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Great news!

Im looking forward to watching the news on the plane!
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Old Nov 1, 10, 2:50 pm
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Good news. It will be great to catch up on news crossing the pond tomorrow.
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Old Nov 1, 10, 4:02 pm
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Good news, Andrew, but I wonder if this is because of the squeaky wheel?

Personally, everyone I know could care less whether CBC news is on the IFE. Maybe it's just an Eastern Canada thing?
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Old Nov 1, 10, 4:08 pm
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To be honest I had assumed this would never happen. Agree it will be nice to have again. You're going to have to advertise to your regular passengers who have long given up on it. Does this include the Jazz CRA?
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Old Nov 1, 10, 9:26 pm
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Originally Posted by Braindrain View Post
Good news, Andrew, but I wonder if this is because of the squeaky wheel?

Personally, everyone I know could care less whether CBC news is on the IFE. Maybe it's just an Eastern Canada thing?
if the people in Eastern Canada realized the CBC gets $1 billion a year to waste they might not want it.
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Old Nov 1, 10, 9:35 pm
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if the people in Eastern Canada realized the CBC gets $1 billion a year to waste they might not want it.
I am sure the folks in the East have noticed and are quite happy with keeping the CBC subsidy there !
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Old Nov 1, 10, 10:02 pm
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Great news Andrew! It's about time now that the IFE got an upgrade to 2.0. Here's to hoping AC can add some more functionality to the IFE!
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Old Nov 1, 10, 10:14 pm
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Just a question for an interested geek ... how is the IFE system updated? Wirelessly? Satellite? Manually by disk?

Just curious.
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Old Nov 1, 10, 10:25 pm
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excellent... looking forward to it.
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Old Nov 1, 10, 10:35 pm
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the news updates are uploaded via USB stick.
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