In-flight entertainment

September 30, 2010 - 7:21am

Honeywell has unveiled JetMap III, the latest upgrade of its cabin moving map featuring worldwide 3-D perspective views of terrain, ocean topography, enhanced graphics and polar ice views.

JetMap III provides real-time flight data, passenger situational awareness information and data services for news, business, weather and sports. Passengers and crew can customize settings through use of a handheld remote.

July 18, 2010 - 11:48am
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The eagerly anticipated arrival of the 787 Dreamliner here at Farnborough yesterday is a major boost to the troubled program’s credibility. If seeing is believing, this first opportunity for much of the global air transport industry to examine the 787 should bolster belief that the twinjet is just months away from entering commercial service– even though this key milestone is set to slip for a seventh time from late this year into 2011.

April 21, 2010 - 10:53am

Associated Air Center (AAC) recently delivered two Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) as well as its 13th Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ). All three aircraft were redelivered with well appointed interior configurations and included such options as external cameras, moving-map/flight information systems, in-flight entertainment systems consisting of high-definition-capable audio and video-on-demand systems serving several multi-zone surround sound systems.

March 26, 2010 - 11:31am
Thales has opened a new Connectivity Suite to involve its airline clients in ...

Thales is preparing for an anticipated explosion in demand for in-flight Internet connectivity with the opening of its new Connectivity Suite─a facility with its own satcom connection in which the company’s engineers and airline clients can assess and refine Internet-enabled equipment for both the cabin and the cockpit.

January 30, 2010 - 9:38pm

Thales is opening a new facility in Singapore today that will employ more than 400 in activities encompassing its complete electronics and systems product portfolio. The France-based company also is set to announce a new long-term avionics spares and component maintenance deal with Hainan Airlines for the support of its Airbus A340-600 fleet.

January 27, 2010 - 7:05am

For at least a decade, the business aviation industry has looked forward to a seamless transition from the office or home to the private jet, with all the same electronic amenities, in particular high-speed Internet connectivity.

November 15, 2009 - 6:26am

Kuwait-based low-fare carrier Jazeera Airways has selected U.S. avionics manufacturer Rockwell Collins (Stand E350) to supply avionics and in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems for 30 Airbus A320s, deliveries of which are set to start in January. The airline already operates 10 Airbus A320s, which are fitted with 165 leather seats in two classes: Jazeera class and Jazeera Plus class.

October 1, 2008 - 11:51am

French cabin products manufacturer Vision Systems Aeronautics (Booth No. 3194) has upgraded its in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems with features like motorized retractable touch screens that can be integrated into the ceiling. The touch screens provide myriad features including video, audio, Internet access, satellite phone, and light and shade controls.

September 30, 2008 - 7:22am

Mid Continent Controls of Derby, Kans., a manufacturer of cabin management and in-flight entertainment system controls, is showcasing a new media server for the cabin here at Booth No. 2656.

August 29, 2008 - 1:44pm

It was a short flight, two-and-a-half hours over the Pacific Ocean, but even that amount of time was enough to learn that business-class seats in an Emirates Airline Airbus A380 are the only way to fly on the airlines, especially when considering the 19-hour nonstop that the airline plans from Los Angeles to Dubai.

 
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