Tablets are already gaining traction as the new wave of in-flight entertainment, but there’s a ‘next wave’ beyond the conventional content such as movies and music. How about thumbing through the latest copy of your favourite newspaper or magazine? Or taking on your fellow pass...
POSTED 21 May, 2013 0 Comments
Virgin Australia will this week begin trials of an inflight wireless system which can broadcast movies, TV shows and music straight to a traveller's own tablet, laptop or smartphone. A Boeing 737-800 – which Virgin Australia confirms as bearing the registration number VH-YID &nda...
POSTED 17 Dec, 2012 11 Comments
Virgin Australia will launch the second stage of its inflight wireless entertainment system next month, with passengers able to play streaming video and music directly on their own tablets, laptops and smartphones rather than rely on airline-provided Samsung tablets. The airline will begin a m...
POSTED 20 Nov, 2012 3 Comments
Virgin Australia will begin testing inflight wifi streaming in October, beaming movies, TV shows and music to Samsung tablets and eventually to passenger's own tablets, laptops and smartphones. "We will be testing our first aircraft in October, with fit-out to the rest of the fleet very qui...
POSTED 28 Aug, 2012 7 Comments
Virgin Australia will begin fitting out the majority of its aircraft with Samsung's Galaxy Tab tablets for in-flight entertainment this month, ahead of Qantas' own rollout of Apple iPads on a limited number of its older Boeing 767s. Virgin trialled the devices over a one-week period in April, wi...
POSTED 6 Aug, 2012 5 Comments
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