Posted on: 21 September 2015 by Ross McSweeny
Japan Airlines’ (JAL) international routes are to be served by an improved in-flight entertainment (IFE) service, offering 80 movies, 108 video programmes and 115 audio channels.
As of November, box sets of popular TV drama shows series will be available, including the first series of Downton Abbey (November 2015 – February 2016) and Prison Break (December 2015 – April 2016). Updated destination guide videos of different regions in Japan will also be available.
Audio JAL is providing more than 100 audio programs and CD albums from a variety of international artists from across pop to easy listening genres.
From January 2016, the number of in-flight entertainment programs will be doubled to more than 300 on aircraft equipped with MAGIC system V/VI, the latest generation of JAL’s IFE system.
Movies JAL will offer more than 80 movies from the latest Hollywood blockbusters to classics, which will be available in more than 14 languages, including: English, Japanese, French, German, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Castilian Spanish, Latin Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Thai, Hindi and others.
According to a company statement, “JAL will continually strive to deliver a unique and completely refreshing on-board experience to customers with the expansion of the in-flight entertainment service.”