Air Tahiti Nui, the French airline flying from Tahiti, has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) to equip its Boeing 787s with global connectivity and industry-leading inflight entertainment (IFE) systems.
Air Tahiti Nui will equip four of its Boeing 787-9s with Panasonic’s inflight Wi-Fi service as well as its eX3 IFE system. The platform will offer passengers a high-definition screen and the latest advances in IFE together with an advanced broadband service through eXConnect.
Panasonic’s eXConnect operates over the company’s Ku-band satellite network – the only global broadband inflight connectivity service in operation today. The technology will guarantee that Air Tahiti flyers receive a unique on-board experience enabling them to send emails, access the Internet and social media channels.
Paul Margis, Chief Executive Officer at Panasonic Avionics Corporation, says: “We’re absolutely delighted to be working with Air Tahiti Nui again. Our eX3 system provides an industry leading entertainment experience and, when combined with our powerful broadband Wi-Fi, delivers a premium service to passengers traveling across the world.”
Michel Monvoisin, Chief Executive Officer at Air Tahiti Nui, adds: “Our service covers a network of long haul routes. It is important that our cabins help not only create an appeasing atmosphere, but also immerse passengers in the beauty of our islands. We needed a solution that could truly serve our passenger demands for a reliable IFE system combined with broadband service. With the help of Panasonic Avionics, we are certain to offer clients an incredible entertainment experience with high-speed connectivity services that will keep them connected while traveling.”