Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) will offer more than 350 in-flight entertainment channels from February 2015 – 40% more than in March 2014. Read full article »
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Air France and Orange will offer Wi-Fi access onboard two Airbus A320s on short and medium-haul networks during a three-month trial phase, from summer 2015. This will allow passengers to surf the internet, read their emails, watch live TV, or enjoy their favourite series.
Japan Airlines’ new B787-8 has been equipped with the Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system, making it the first airline in Asia to carry the state-of-the-art technology.
Airberlin has equipped the first two aircraft with onboard Wi-Fi as it starts a fleet-wide rollout, and is also introducing wireless in-flight entertainment.
FTE explores how airlines and tourism authorities can use wearable technology, like Oculus Rift, to create a new source of in-flight entertainment and revenue.
A partnership between Southwest Airlines and Beats Music means passengers can now access bespoke playlists on their own electronic devices.
Hong Kong-based Dragonair will introduce its new StudioKA wireless IFE system on its A320s, and upgrade the Business and Economy Class products.
Virgin Atlantic’s new 787 Dreamliner has entered service and passengers can make use of Panasonic’s eXConnect Ku-band Wi-Fi service, plus Vera Touch 2 IFE.