Air New Zealand will upgrade its entire fleet of long-range Boeing 777-200ER jets with new seats from tip to tail, plus an all-new inflight entertainment system using touchscreens. The first of eight 777-200s will go under the knife in the second quarter of 2014, the airline says, "with all eigh...
POSTED 19 Sep, 2012 6 Comments
While Apple continues to score wins in the use of its iPad for inflight entertainment, Boeing has chosen its nemesis – Google’s Android operating system – to provide music, video and even airline-specific apps for the next-gen 787 Dreamliner. According to Mark Larson, technical...
POSTED 15 Sep, 2011 0 Comments
In a few years' time, your plane seat will know who's sitting in it and adjust its inflight entertainment accordingly -- at least, that is Panasonic's vision. Showcasing its new EX3 inflight entertainment system in a YouTube promotional video, Panasonic says its ultimate vision was for the seat-...
POSTED 7 Apr, 2011 0 Comments
Inflight internet continues to gain momentum everywhere – except, it sometimes feels, Australia – with Lufthansa now offering in-flight wifi on its North Atlantic services. Tantalisingly Lufthansa’s launch holds out the possibility of a similar service in Australia. Lufthansa's...
POSTED 1 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
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