Live television in flight is coming to China. Panasonic Avionics will deliver multiple channels of live TV service to China Eastern as the launch customer of its expanded channel selection, adding multiple Chinese broadcasters to its portfolio.
Celebrating a new product deployment is always a laudable goal. But sometimes it is important to acknowledge that new doesn't always mean completely new.
The in-flight entertainment on Royal Jordanian just got a bit better. The Jordanian national carrier expanded its "SkyConnect" wireless IFE service to the Embraer E175 and E195 family aircraft. The solution is powered by the Bluebox Wow portable IFE platform.
At least one in-flight executive is finally willing to say that the hype around IFE/C as a sales tool to consumers isn't all it is cracked up to be. And, wow, is that refreshing.