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Qantas to Trial New Inflight Entertainment System

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Qantas will next month trial the very latest technology in inflight entertainment (IFE) on board a domestic aircraft.

Q Streaming will allow all customers travelling on a dedicated aircraft during the trial the ability to stream inflight entertainment content to individual tablets supplied by Qantas whilst inflight.

Customers travelling on the aircraft will also be able to watch Qantas's inflight entertainment on their laptop computer, smartphone, tablet or other WIFI enabled device later on in the trial.

"We are very pleased to be the first airline in the world to trial this wireless streaming product," said Executive Manager Customer Experience Alison Webster.

The initial six week trial of the IFE product will be on board a Boeing 767-300 and will run from the end of October through to early December this year.

Following the trial, Qantas will assess opportunities for the application of Q Streaming across both its domestic and international fleet.

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