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Swiss New Boeing 777-300 Enters into Service with Global IFC and 3G Serives

By Veronica Magan | February 24, 2016
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Swiss' New Boeing 777-300ER During Takeoff
Swiss' new Boeing 777-300ER during takeoff. Photo: Swiss International Air Lines

 [Avionics Today 02-24-2016] Swiss International Air Lines announced the first of nine Swiss Boeing 777-300s has entered into service providing global in-flight Wi-Fi and 3G phone services from Panasonic's Global Communications Services. All are being line-fit at the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) with the state-of-the-art system. Swiss is leveraging Panasonic's broadband offering to allow passengers to email, surf the Internet, use social networks and even make calls. 

Swiss has also introduced Panasonic's eXcite2 software to its In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) systems, which introduces enhanced touch-screen performance for passengers with faster navigation and response, 3-D effects and animation, as well as more dynamic graphics and richer content.

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