Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has introduced an in-flight entertainment (IFE) streaming service that will redefine the way the airline’s guests view onboard content. The service enables wireless streaming of movies, TV programmes, a wide genre of music, interactive games, and children’s programmes directly onto guests’ Wi-Fi enabled personal devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops on Jet Airways flights.
Jet Airways has developed the new system in collaboration with Global Eagle Entertainment Inc, a global leader in media content, technology and connectivity solutions to the travel industry. The streaming service will be introduced on the Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft in the Jet Airways fleet starting from the second quarter of 2016. The airline further plans to upgrade from a streaming service to a full broadband satellite connectivity in the future, (subject to regulatory approvals), allowing guests to enjoy services such as internet surfing, e-mail, social media, connecting flight information, instant messaging, real time travel services and destination deals.
Jet Airways will offer the unique features in phases with a user-friendly, interactive interface, enabling guests to stream their selection from the wide range of multilingual content available onboard. Once the service is fully rolled out, guests will be able to enjoy a high quality library of audio/video content, a state-of-the-art 3D flight tracker, interactive games, and have access to a wide range of destination information.