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It appears that Apple has the been the focus recently of companies in the In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) business who are looking into how to incorporate media-based, e-commerce in offerings to passengers.
Why Apple? The answer lies in IFE's looking to incorporate iPod podcasting and iTunes technology that could feature iPod docks with USB and charging ports set into the backs of aircraft seats. The idea is to permit passengers to charge for song and video purchases/downloads while earning frequent-flyer miles.
Cut and paste the whole URL in your browser window to read the full story, or by clicking here to the site's home page: http://www.engadget.com/2006/04/11/airlines-want-to-offer-itunes-for- inflight-ipod-downloads/