All Nippon Airways (ANA) has unveiled plans to launch a new in-flight entertainment system, significantly increasing the amount of content available to passengers.
To be rolled out in February 2015, the new IFE system will offer 351 channels with a range of content including international movies and television series. This represents a 40% increase in content compared to March 2014, and a 400% jump compared to what the airline was offering in January 2009.
In total there will be 52 movie channels showing the latest Hollywood offerings, special features and other films from around the world, plus 142 video channels covering a wide range of content including original TV series, sports, music and children’s programmes.
148 audio channels will be available, including popular and classical music, traditional Japanese comedic performances and other entertainment. Nine gaming channels will also be available.
In addition to the broader selection of content, ANA will also be screening programmes in total of 13 languages – Japanese, English, French, German, Korean, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Thai, Tagalog and Hindi. Approximately 70% of the airline’s total content will be available in multiple languages.