All Nippon Airways (ANA) has enhanced the Wi-Fi service
it offers passengers on domestic routes with
new features, including additional free onboard video content and
updates to the in-flight mobile app.
For the past year,
passengers onboard ANA domestic flights, have had free Wi-Fi
internet access and the ability to stream a range of video content
through the ANA mobile app.
the onboard video library on 1 March to 100 titles, including movies. The
selection of films has been curated in favor of films with shorter
runtimes to allow passengers to view the entire movie prior to
ANA currently has 100 domestic aircraft equipped
with free inflight Wi-Fi including
all 24 Bombardier DHC8-Q400s.
Additionally, ANA will renew its
service of ANA SKY LIVE TV from 1 April 2019, while also extending live
TV access to "GAORA SPORTS" and "SPACE SHOWER TV," Japan's largest
Complementing the upgrades to the Wi-Fi service,
starting 8 April 2019, ANA's in-flight mobile app will also be
undergoing a revamp.
With improved ergonomic navigation, the newly
redesigned app will be better suited to interact with ANA Wi-Fi service. The app will also introduce destination guides to the
app's Flight Path feature. Flight Path currently allows passengers
to view the aircraft exterior from various angles while airborne
but will, from 1 April, also include 100 of the top attractions to
visit in Japan - as well as recommended running courses. The app
will also include a new page where a renowned Japanese gourmet site
will give dining tips including recommended local restaurants. The
new content will initially be available only in Japanese, however,
ANA has said that it plans to add English content in the future.
entertainment is an important component of the travel experience,"
said Yutaka Ito, Executive Vice President of ANA. "ANA strives to
provide quality service on all of our flights, from
transcontinental flights to shorter domestic routes, and expanding
entertainment is a crucial part of that commitment to service.
Between updates to the mobile app and our increased selection of
video content, passengers will be able to fully enjoy ANA's
enhanced inflight Wi-Fi services."