Airline Services Interiors designs Panasonic IFE kits for BA 747s.


New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Airline Services Interiors has completed the design and integration of Panasonicas next-generation eX3 inflight entertainment system into the first of 18 British Airways 747 aircraft. The upgrade, which took nine months to complete, features on all classes of passenger seating from World Traveller (Economy) through to First Class. All 18 Boeing 747s are expected to be refitted by August 2016. Following the inaugural flight in September, British Airways passengers could choose more than 1,500 hours of entertainment programing on larger, hi-resolution screens featuring tablet-style touch and swipe controls. As an added advantage, the lightweight design of the system also helps to save fuel, the company said. As part of the upgrade, Airline Services Interiors has integrated new universal power sockets on every seat in World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) together with individual USB sockets to allow...

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