Late last year, Delta Air Lines terminated its contract with SkyMall and Southwest Airlines notified the company it would no longer carry the catalog starting in April. Delta Airlines, American Airlines and U.S. Airways are included in the company's list of creditors holding the 20 largest unsecured claims.
SkyMall has been struggling to deal with the increased use of mobile digital devices on planes, which provide potential customers with other distractions besides its catalog. In 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration eased restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices, allowing passengers to keep smartphones and tablets powered up during takeoffs and landings. Plus, most passengers are able to access wireless Internet access.
"Like everything else, we have to evolve," he said.
Weiss resigned from the position in November.
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8:59 a.m. Jan. 23: An earlier version of this post said Kevin Weiss is SkyMall's chief executive. He resigned in November.