Monday , June 26 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 begins being deployed on Virgin Australia aircraft in business class

If you’re travelling with Virgin Australia in the near future and you find yourself in business class, you’ll more than likely be offered a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to consume media content on during the flight. The devices will also be available on select flight that have a duration exceeding 3 hours (think Melbourne -> Perth) for economy class travellers as well — for an extra cost, of course. That pricing hasn’t been announced just yet, but Virgin is assuring everyone pricing will be cleared up before full-on launch.

Each tablet will have a range of content already loaded onto it, and Virgin are working on installing Lufthansa BoardConnect wireless streaming to certain planes so that even more content can be consumed over Wi-Fi.

Virgin will have the tablets available for rent on their Airbus 330s and Boeing 737-600s within in the next 12-18 months. It looks like flying just far more appetising on Virgin.

 
Source: Australian Business Traveller.

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Carsten Bauer
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Not sure about the 737-600, sure you don’t mean 737-800?
Virgin only operates 737-700 and 737-800 jets. 

JeniSkunk
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I wonder if there will be WiFi access to any of the apps and content, in flight, for pax who already have an Android tablet?

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