Continental Airlines has completed the
installation of an Audio Video On Demand (AVOD) system on its
entire Boeing 777 fleet.
The fleet of 20 Boeing 777 aircraft is now
equipped with the state-of-the-art on-demand entertainment system
in every seat.
Continental’s Boeing 777 aircraft currently fly on all
daily non-stop Transpacific routes, namely Hong Kong-New York,
Beijing-New York, Shanghai-New York, Tokyo-New York, and
Passengers flying these routes will
now not only be able to enjoy the airline’s award-winning cabin
service, but also be treated to a richer inflight
The entertainment unit has been
installed on all seats in both BusinessFirst and Economy Class
cabins, giving passengers a choice of up to 250 movies, 350 short
programs, 3,000 songs and 25 interactive video games to enjoy.
addition, the system offers a number of foreign language learning
programs offered by Berlitz Word Traveler.
When the system is
activated, passengers can request their favorite programs whenever
they choose. The unit’s easy-to-use touch-screen controls allow
viewers to stop, pause, rewind and fast forward any program anytime they want.
“Ever since the rollout of the new
system we have been receiving positive feedback from customers. It
is one of the most important tools we have at our disposal to win
customers in the present tough economic environment,” said Charles
Duncan, Managing Director of Sales and Marketing – Asia Pacific of
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