Japan Airlines the first Asian Airline to operate AVANT on Boeing 787 aircraft

Travel News 21 Sep 2017

Japan Airlines and Thales have celebrated the entry into service of a Boeing 787-9 aircraft equipped with AVANT In-Flight Entertainment system.

Japan Airlines is the first Asian airline to operate AVANT on the Boeing 787 series.

AVANT offers a state-of-the-art Android-based IFE solution with an extensive selection of features and applications.

The aircraft utilizes the latest Magic VI system which includes Audio and Video On Demand (AVOD), games and applications customized to JAL - On-Boarding Shopping, Meal Order, Sky Manga and eBook application.

Magic VI offers in total 300 movies, videos and music programs for passengers to enjoy right at their fingertips.

"Japan Airlines and Thales have developed a close partnership based on mutual respect and trust for one another. Japan Airlines' decision to use AVANT on Boeing 787-9 linefit fleet testifies the utmost satisfaction the system brings to their passengers," said Dominique Giannoni, CEO, Thales InFlyt Experience.

The airline also operates Thales IFE systems on its Boeing 767, Boeing 777 and Boeing 787 aircraft, flying across domestic and international routes.


Source: Asia Travel Tips (http://www.asiatraveltips.com/news17/49-JALThales.shtml)