Russian airline Aeroflot has selected the Thales TopSeries in-flight entertainment (IFE) for its fleet of 16 B777-300s. The system will be configured for 402 passengers and will be line-fit into the new aircraft with first delivery scheduled for January 2013, according to Thales.
The new B777 aircraft will have audio and video on-demand entertainment at every seat. In business class, in-seat screen sizes are 15.4 inches. Other features include in-seat power, USB and iPort, which enable passengers to interface their portable devices (and also iPhone, iPod, iPad) to the system allowing them to enjoy their own content through the in-seat screen. In addition, passengers will have the Thales Touch Passenger Media Unit, a handheld media device that brings to the passenger endless Android applications common to the consumer world. In premium economy and economy, in-seat screens are 10.6 and 8.6 inches, respectively.