Panasonic Inks Deal with US Airways

By Tish Drake | September 18, 2009
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Panasonic Avionics, based in Lake Forest, Calif., announced a deal with US Airways under which the avionics company will install its eX2 in-flight entertainment and communication (IFEC) system on 15 Airbus A330-200s used on trans-Atlantic routes. The first A330 aircraft with the eX2 system entered service in June 2009. The system includes in-seat audio and video on demand, a moving map and games. Passengers in US Airways’ business class will be able to access content and applications via a 12.1-inch touch-screen monitor or standard handset. Passengers in economy will have 9-inch touch-screen monitors and a USB port.

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