Cathay Pacific To Outfit Airplanes With Broadband Connectivity, In-Flight Calling And Live TV
The Airline plans to bring a robust new communications and entertainment system to its planes.
According to its recent press release, Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways is teaming up with Panasonic Avionics to provide full broadband connectivity, in-flight cellphone service and live, pay-per-view television on all of its Cathay Pacific and Dragonair passenger aircraft. With this, it will become the first airline globally to provide broadband connectivity across its full fleet. Cathay Pacific plans to launch this new service from early 2012.
Here are the details of the Panasonic Avionics' Global Communications Suite from the Press Release: