Jul 21, 2017: Asiana Airlines, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea, has begun revenue service with its first A350 aircraft using Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s (Panasonic) industry-leading inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solution. This first aircraft, which was line fit with Panasonic solutions by Airbus, entered passenger service on May 15th having been delivered to the carrier on April 26th.
Panasonic’s eX3 system delivers the best passenger experience through audio and video on demand, and a huge content library that can offer over 50 movies, 60 TV shows, games, music and more.
The aircraft will also provide Panasonic’s global connectivity service – the only broadband inflight connectivity service operating in every country in the world enabling passengers to access the internet via broadband inflight Wi-Fi, and to send and receive calls and text messages.
Hideo Nakano, chief executive officer for Panasonic Avionics said, “We are delighted to announce this partnership with Asiana Airlines. Our world-class systems provide their passengers with a globally available and premium inflight entertainment and connectivity experience.”