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and birthdays these are an excellent gift, as the cook school days
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passengers on the Skytrax website, see
Continental Airlines is to upgrade their in-fllight entertainment by
having televisions on the seat backs of their 757's from Scotland to
Newark (New York).
launched its next generation, cutting-edge ice Digital Widescreen
Inflight Entertainment system available
in all classes, the new system represents a significant enhancement in
the overall passenger experience. It features wide-screen TVs
measuring 23" in first class, 17" in business class and
10.6" in economy, and provides an authentic home-cinema
experience. Emirates' unique ice Digital Widescreen system has been
developed over the past three years - focusing on adding innovative
features in a simple to use interface. New features include My USB,
which allows passengers to view their holiday photos onscreen during
the flight home, and My Playlist, which makes it possible for
passengers to create their own compilation from the nearly 10,000
tracks of music available.
in First Class and Business Class can select their entertainment
through Emirates unique wireless handset controllers, featuring a
7" touch screen interface. The use of Wifi equipped handsets is a
first in commercial aviation and is more convenient for passengers
especially if they are lying down on one of the lie-flat beds. Every
seat is also equipped with an advanced ice TV remote control with a
colour display. Passengers can simply enter the channel number they
want and go straight to that channel, just as if they were using their
TV remote control at home. The handset also features a full qwerty
keyboard, helpful for sending SMS or emails from the flight, while
also doubling as a satellite telephone and games controller.
charging points are provided at every seat in First Class and Business
Class, and in Economy class cabins, there are several charging points
per seat row.
Airshow moving map display has also been totally redesigned.
Passengers can now see a full 3-D animated model of their aircraft as
it flies en-route to the destination, highlighting cities and points
of interest on the way.
are also kept up-to-date with the latest news headlines - updated
every hour throughout the flight.
digital widescreen system first debuted on the Emirates Dubai-Paris
service. Over the next 18 months, Emirates will receive 24 new
aircraft fitted with this new product, ice is currently available on
half of Emirates'