Transavia, Lufthansa Systems, Skycast Solutions and Piksel offer their thoughts on the future of the fast-changing in-flight entertainment market.
The tie-up will give passengers access to six music streaming stations and comes as the carrier rolls out the Android-based Red Beta IFE system.
Oman Air and Kuwait Airways have opted for Thales’ AVANT in-flight entertainment system, adding 30 more aircraft to the vendor’s IFE portfolio.
As Transavia starts trials of virtual reality IFE, Roy Scheerder, the airline’s Commercial Director, explains why he thinks the technology is here to stay.
Alitalia has revealed extensive upgrades to all cabin classes, covering IFE, connectivity, the meal service and the level of personalisation offered onboard.
The wide-reaching improvements include new Business Class seats, enhanced in-flight entertainment and more overhead stowage space for cabin bags.
Avianca’s VP Customer Experience discusses IFE, connectivity and Premium Economy, and how the new A320neos will improve the carrier’s onboard experience.
JetBlue has partnered with Amazon to allow Amazon Prime members to stream content via their own device using the carrier’s free Fly-Fi service.
ANA has partnered with Panasonic Avionics to offer three live TV channels and Wi-Fi onboard its first 787-9, which will serve the Tokyo-Munich route.
American Airlines is installing its Gogo Vision-powered IFE streaming service on a further 200 A319s, A320s and A321s, and offering free movies for a limited time.