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Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Air France Testing Virtual Reality Headsets for Inflight Entertainment

Air France is currently testing an immersive entertainment system with virtual reality headsets that allow passengers to enjoy 3D and 2D programmes.

Since 1 August 2017, the system has been tested on board return Paris-Charles de Gaulle – St. Martin flights.

Air France is currenty testing virtual reality headsets from SkyLights

 Customers travelling in Business class on board the A340 operating this route can try this new form of in-flight entertainment for themselves.

 Four headsets are offered on board with a selection of some forty films and series.

Air France is conducting the trial run in partnership with the startup SkyLights.

 At the end of the test period, Air France has said that the new system may be rolled out to other flights.

See also: Air New Zealand Testing Augmented Reality Technology to Enhance Inflight Service.

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