Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Turkish Airlines have announced a major commitment for inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions to be line-fit installed on 50 wide-bodied aircraft the airline has on order, and with options for a further 10, the company said.
Panasonic´s X-Series IFEC system, along with its Rivet advertising solution and a suite of connectivity services including inflight Wi-Fi, mobile phone use, and global live television, will be fitted on 25 Boeing 787-9s and 25 Airbus A350-900s, with the first aircraft due to be delivered to Turkish Airlines in June 2019.
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 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 326 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to more than 302 destinations worldwide with 253 international and 49 domestic. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website www.turkishairlines.com