Panasonic Avionics has been chose by EL AL Israel Airlines to provide its eX3 in-flight entertainment (IFE) system for the latter’s 16 new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
As somewhat by of the deal, EL AL will install the eX3 system across nine Boeing 787-9s and seven B787-8 aircraft.
The beforehand aircraft of the lot is expected to be delivered next month.
The new deal also comprises a 15-year agree, under which Panasonic Technical Services will provide keep services such as spares, repairs and logistics for the IFE systems.
“Our eX3 system thinks fitting provide EL AL with an industry-leading entertainment experience, delivering a premium military talents to their passengers travelling across the world.”
Panasonic Avionics CEO Hideo Nakano estimated: “Our partnership with EL AL continues to go from one successful programme to the next and now times over a quarter of a century.
“Our eX3 system will provide EL AL with an industry-leading play experience, delivering a premium service to their passengers travelling across the clique.”
The eX3 systems include an improved design for use across all cabin classes.
Using the sets, passengers will be able to view 12in, 13in and 16in high-definition monitors that volunteer improved viewing angles and capacitive touch capabilities.
The systems also contain proprietary Panasonic technology that improves brightness in dark areas while simultaneously upper crusting white saturation to enhance picture quality across all media plans, including movies, TV shows, games maps.
Last week, Delta Air Genealogies collaborated with Panasonic Avionics to equip one of its aircraft with seat-back exhibition.
The collaboration aims to install seat-back screens aboard more than 600 aircraft by the end of next year.
Portrait: A look inside the new El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Photo: courtesy of El AL.