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Why Did LiveTV Items Cost B6 $95 Mil In '09?  
User currently offlineLuv2cattlecall From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 1650 posts, RR: 2
Posted (4 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1985 times:
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I was reading an article about B6 and ancillary revenue, and came across something...

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Non-aircraft Cap Ex includes $95 million related to live TV

How did they manage to spend $600,000+ per aircraft for a system that's been installed in most of the airframes for years?

Is there that much maintenance involved? I remember reading that VX spend about $1.5 million per plane to get RED fully installed, including the Sat dome and wiring...

http://www.m-travel.com/news/2010/02...y-revenues-to-increase-10-yoy.html

Thanks in advance!


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User currently offlinecopter808 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 1088 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (4 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1810 times:

Could that refer to the purchase and investment into LiveTV, the company, which I believe is owned by JetBlue?

User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (4 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1793 times:

Quoting copter808 (Reply 1):

Correct...LiveTV is a business unto itself. You can't devide the $95 million into the number of airframes jetBlue has.



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User currently offlinenws2002 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 897 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1763 times:

They've made many upgrades to the system and are installing it on other airlines, most notably CO. I know the arrangement with CO is a revenue-sharing model. Basically LiveTV installs the system at no cost, but they gain the majority of the revenue. CO just has to pay for the fuel to cart it around and they get to offer their customers IFE. Win-win, at least that's the idea.

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