Posted on: 16 September 2014 by Mark Howells
Royal Jordanian Airlines has become the launch customer for the Thales Avant inflight entertainment system on the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner type, which will offer some of the largest screens on the market, plus a host of new functionality.Avant has an open platform, built on Android technology. The system offers passengers some of the largest in-flight entertainment seat back screens on the market, 17” in Crown (premium) and 10.6” touchscreens in Economy, and debuts several newly introduced features.The inaugural commercial flight started between Amman and London, Heathrow. The second B787 aircraft is to join the fleet in late September. Another three will follow during October, November and December with the remainder being introduced to the fleet over the next few years.