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Navigating In-Flight Entertainment: A Passenger's Guide

A guide for first time flyers about the different types of IFE available.

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Saudia Signs Major Inflight Entertainment Agreement With Panasonic

The deal will see 30 of Saudia's aircraft retrofitted with the latest IFE technology from Panasonic Avionics.

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United Airlines Picks Panasonic Astrova IFE For Its Airbus A321XLR Fleet

The carrier will also roll the system out on certain Boeing 787 aircraft.

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Delta Air Lines Launches Inflight Documentary About How It Battled The Pandemic

"The Steepest Climb: How Delta Air Lines Navigated the Global Pandemic" will be available to all passengers via Delta Studio from June 1.

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Which Airlines Allow Passengers To Chat Via The IFE System?

From American Airlines to Air New Zealand, several carriers worldwide offer seat-to-seat messaging via their IFE systems.

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United Airlines Introduces 1st Reconfigured Airbus A319

The plane is the first of more than a hundred aircraft to receive upgrades.

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How To Watch The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup On Planes This Summer

It is becoming increasingly easy to watch live sport in the air.

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Bhutan Airlines Launches 'Bring Your Own Device' Inflight Entertainment

The carrier has teamed up with a Dutch company to make the new system work.

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How Airlines Pay Millions To Show Movies Onboard

Some airlines are happy to spend millions on film contracts.

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How Is Content Chosen For Inflight Entertainment?

How airlines decide on which movies and TV shows to feature on inflight entertainment systems is more complicated than you might think!

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How Do Inflight Entertainment Systems Work?

Looking at the inner workings of IFE.

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Delta Air Lines Announces 'Delta Sync' - A New IFE System

Delta has announced a major upgrade to its IFE offering onboard.

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British Airways Celebrates Launch Of Paramount+ Inflight With Startrek Characters

There's not often a departure on the U.S.S. Enterprise to Starbase 1 departing from London Heathrow's Terminal 5.

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Which Airlines Will Show World Cup Matches Live On Flights?

Football fans will be glad to know several airlines will broadcast live 2022 FIFA World Cup matches onboard their flights.

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The Increasing Role Of Video Games As Inflight Entertainment

While inflight movies have been around for a few decades, the development of video games has changed the way we handle boredom at 39,000 feet.

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Why Do Airplanes Have Double Headphone Jacks?

Sometimes old and inconvenient technology has a way of sticking around longer than we'd like...

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Emirates Chooses Its Airbus A350 IFE System: What We Know

The Thales AVANT Up system will offer a stunning in-flight entertainment experience.

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Vistara Enhances IFE Wellness Experience To Help Passengers Relax

Vistara has developed a new wellness-centered IFE option to enhance passengers' well-being onboard.

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Corendon Airlines Adds Food Order Functionality To WiFi IFE System

With help from AirFi, Correndon passengers can order food and beverages at their seats.

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How Has Inflight Entertainment Changed Over The Years?

Technology has advanced significantly since IFE was first introduced, so how has the offering changed?