Panasonic Avionics Corporation, the world provider of inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC), and Emirates have unveiled a range of industry firsts that will be introduced on the airline´s newest Boeing 777-300ER, the companies said.
The developments are the culmination of a more than 20-year partnership between Emirates and Panasonic to deliver an unmatched inflight entertainment experience.
Throughout the partnership Panasonic and Emirates have remained at the forefront of passenger experience innovation, introducing a wide range of solutions including line-fit Wi-Fi connectivity along with a cutting-edge inflight entertainment system that is 12 percent lighter overall than previous versions.
Emirates´ passengers will first experience the benefits of these solutions across all classes on the airline´s newest Boeing 777-300ER fleet. These cabins will feature a refreshed look complemented with the very latest in IFEC technology.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation is the world´s supplier of inflight entertainment and communication systems. The company´s best-in-class solutions, supported by professional maintenance services, fully integrate with the cabin enabling its customers to deliver the ultimate travel experiences with a rich variety of entertainment choices, resulting in improved quality communication systems and solutions, reduced time-to-market and lower overall costs.
Established in 1979, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a US corporation, is a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. Headquartered in Lake Forest, California with over 5,000 employees and operations in 80 global locations, it has delivered over 9,000 IFE systems and 1,700 inflight connectivity solutions to the world´s airlines. For additional information, visit www.panasonic.aero.
The Emirates story started in 1985 when it launched operations with two aircraft. Today, it flies the world´s biggest fleets of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s.