Posted on: 18 August 2011 by Ross McSweeny
Specialist in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) provider, Thales, has announced that Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first of five Boeing 767-300ER aircraft featuring the Thales TopSeries system.TopSeries consists of in-seat audio broadcast and overhead video entertainment on monitors in bulkhead and aisle locations. At the seat, passengers have a passenger control unit for audio channel selection for overhead video and dual prong audio jack. Flight crew members manage the Thales entertainment system using an interactive Cabin Management Terminal (iCMT).The aircraft has a total of 261 seats in a 42 Business and 219 Economy class configuration. Japan Airlines started taking delivery of these five aircraft on July 28th and will begin its first entry into service in August.