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The latest news out of the media event of the season, also known as the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, is that Apple is in preliminary talks with in-flight entertainment providers to license its iTunes media store for commercial airplane use. Several airlines are already investigating the possibility of putting iPod docks or USB ports into each seat. Apparently, having their customers use up hard earned frequent flier miles on stuff other than flying saves the airlines money. Who knew?

This is going to be great for the times you're being dragged to the wedding of yet another one of your wife's college friends and need the first two seasons of Lost to pass the time. Better yet, take your Video iPod to the wedding itself and tune out all that jibber jabber by the gentleman in the funny robes.


Apple talks to airline in-flight entertainment developers to bring iTunes to seatbacks [Flight Global]