China Eastern Airlines has selected Panasonic
Avionics' eX3 inflight
entertainment (IFE) system and Wi-Fi connectivity service for its
fleet of 35 new A350s and B787 aircraft.
Airlines, in partnership with China Telecom Satellite, was the
first Chinese carrier to offer Panasonic's global Wi-Fi service on
domestic flights and has already begun offering broadband communications on its international routes.
latest contract, China Eastern Airlines' entire wide body fleet will
be equipped with Panasonic's high-speed communications service.
Paul Margis, Chief Executive Officer at
Panasonic Avionics Corporation, said, "Panasonic remains the only
global connectivity provider operating over China today, so we'
re delighted to further strength our relationship with China
Eastern Airlines through our third partnership agreement together.
Panasonic continues to invest in developing reliable broadband
Wi-Fi solutions that meet the increasing demand from passengers to
be connected across the globe."
Avionics' eXConnect uses the company's global Ku-band satellite
network to deliver broadband connectivity to aircraft flying all
over the world - even over oceans.
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