Panasonic Avionics has announced that it will introduce EMV-compliant Near Field Communication technology in its in-flight entertainment systems.
Mary Kirby explores how the collaboration between Panasonic Avionics and Recaro, and Lufthansa Systems’ semi-embedded IFE, could impact economy class travel.
BA has confirmed that 18 of its Boeing 747s will receive a cabin refresh, with Panasonic’s eX3 in-flight entertainment system to be installed.
The national carrier of Morocco has signed a new deal with Global Eagle Entertainment, which includes international and local content, and a new IFE microsite.
Gogo has received a supplemental type certificate from the FAA to install Gogo Vision as a standalone product, even without the company’s connectivity service.
Following the rollout of Delta’s new IFE streaming product, FTE explores how the major US carriers are upping their game when it comes to in-flight entertainment.
Qantas will invest in refurbishing the cabins on its Boeing 737-800s, while more aircraft will be equipped with the Q-streaming wireless IFE service.
Emirates now offers Audio Description soundtracks for movies on its in-flight entertainment system, making the content more accessible to visually impaired travellers.
Monarch has introduced its new wireless IFE system, MPlayer, which offers passengers paid access to movies and music via their own electronic devices.