EL AL Israel Airlines inks 16-aircraft deal with Panasonic Avionics

EL AL Israel Airlines has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation´s (Panasonic) industry-leading eX3 inflight entertainment (IFE) system for its new fleet of 16 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, the company said.

Under terms of its agreement with Panasonic, EL AL will install eX3 across nine Boeing 787-9s and seven B787-8s, with the first aircraft being delivered in August 2017.

The agreement also includes a 15-year contract for the provision of system maintenance by Panasonic Technical Services, including spares, repairs and logistics, at an optimized maintenance cost.

Panasonic Avionics is the world´s supplier of integrated and tailored inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems. The company´s best-in-class solutions blend the latest in inflight entertainment technology, connectivity services, and consumer technologies.

EL AL Israel Airlines, Israel´s national airline, established in 1948, offers more non-stop flights than any other airline to/from Israel. EL AL flies to 36 destinations from Israel and serves hundreds of other destinations throughout the world via partnerships with many other carriers. EL AL embodies Israel´s values of innovation and caring and is known for its genuine Israeli hospitality.