David Dicko, CEO of Skylights, reveals to FTE that four major airlines in Europe and the Middle East have agreed to trial the SkyTheater immersive headset.
SWISS will trial in-flight phone calls on its new Boeing 777-300ER, but has vowed to keep a close eye on how the service impacts the passenger experience.
The in-flight connectivity service is being trialled on two of Air France’s A320s and also offers access to live TV, movies, TV series and games.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has partnered with Panasonic Avionics to make on board Wi-Fi and live TV available on its Japanese domestic routes.
Gogo will provide closed captioning on its IFE streaming content, having reached an agreement with the National Association of the Deaf.
Indian carrier Jet Airways has partnered with GEE to introduce IFE content streaming on its fleet of Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft.
Teague’s Devin Liddell tells FTE that he thinks “economy class is finally going to get some design love” thanks to rising airline profits and a change of direction.
The new-look A320 cabins will feature 10-inch, HD, Internet-enabled IFE screens, 100-plus live TV channels, and in-seat power outlets and USB ports.
Lufthansa’s passengers can now download digital newspapers and magazines and reserve items to purchase on board before they even start their journey.
Etihad Regional, operated by Darwin Airline, has partnered with Panasonic Avionics to trial a tablet-based in-flight entertainment solution.