As well as allowing passengers to access onboard Wi-Fi, the deal with GEE will enable the carrier to update IFE content via the Airconnect connectivity system.
The new B777 Premium Economy will include 24 seats pitched at 41 inches, a personalised meal service and a self-service food and beverage refrigerator.
The three carriers have followed in the footsteps of Malaysia Airlines in investing in SITA OnAir’s AIRCOM FlightTracker service for aircraft tracking.
Oman Air and Kuwait Airways have opted for Thales’ AVANT in-flight entertainment system, adding 30 more aircraft to the vendor’s IFE portfolio.
easyJet is happy to wait for the right onboard connectivity product at the right price, according to Simon Lamkin, the carrier’s Head of Operations Systems.
Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs says the airline could offer in-flight Wi-Fi within two years and is exploring sponsorship models to make it a revenue generating service.
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.
Monarch Airlines will launch an Apple Watch app that allows passengers to order food, drinks and duty free products via their smartwatch while onboard.