British Airways has agreed a multi million pound deal for the new Thales TopSeries In Flight Entertainment system to be installed on its new
delivery aircraft and next generation aircraft.
With bigger, clearer screens, the multimedia system will give customers access more than 100 movies, 300 programmes and 400 CDs as well as
a range of radio programmes and podcasts whenever they want.
It also includes a new range of interactive and multiplayer games as well as several e-learning applications, which will allow customers to enjoy
a web-like experience from their seat.
Other features include:
Enhanced wide screens in all cabins
- USB ports and RCA jacks for personal electronic device (PED) connection and
- In-seat laptop power throughout the aircraft
- Noise cancelling headsets in all premium class seats: First, Club World and World Traveller
- New 3-D interactive moving map applications in all cabins
Jamie Cassidy, British Airways general manager, product management
said, “The new Thales IFE system will go way beyond the basics. It is an
‘everything on demand’ system that lets passengers do what they want when they want.”
The system will be delivered for installation in 2010 on new delivery Boeing 777-300ERs, next generation
Airbus A380 aircraft and
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