Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Air India equips B787 aircraft with Thales IFE

Posted by- Neelam Mathews

Sept 25, 2012

The first of Air India's 27 Boeing 787s is equipped with the Thales In-Flight Entertainment System.  All the 787s  will be equipped with Thales’s IFE technology including a host of interactive capabilities through an easy-to-navigate graphical user interface including full Audio & Video on-demand (AVOD), games, shopping catalogues and a new interactive ASXi Moving Map application.

“Air India and Thales have an excellent history together….. We look forward to working closely with Air India to support their operations for years to come,”  Eric Lenseigne Thales India Country Director said.

At present 20 Boeing 777s, 4 747s and 42 Airbus 320s flying Air India’s livery are equipped with Thales IFE system. Air India’s 787 business class passengers will enjoy 15.4 inch seatback displays, AC power and USB port for personal electronic device battery charge. Noise cancelling audio jacks and passenger control units with keyboard conveniently located in the seats, says Thales. In the economy class, each seat is equipped with a 10.6 inch seatback or in-arm display, AC power, USB port, noise cancelling audio jack and the standard passenger control unit.

Thales IFE on Qatar Airways


  1. Neelam, this is very old news.

  2. You are right. Its not breaking news. But we thought it would be of interest to our readers. Judging by the hits, it is! But thank you for keeping us on our toes. And keep signing in!