EgyptAir aircraft - Reuters
CAIRO - 12 April 2018: Egypt's flag carrier airline EgyptAir, which is the 21st member of the Star Alliance Network has signed an agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation.
Under the deal, Panasonic will provide EgyptAir with the latest technique of welfare programs and In-flight Entertainment (IFEC) system which refers to the entertainment available to aircraft passengers during a flight.
The new services will be offered at six Boeing Dreamliner 900-787 aircrafts, that Egypt is expected to receive in 2019.
In a statement on Thursday, CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company Safwat Mosallam said that the modern technologies in communications and internet fields added a different form for the travel experience.
The move comes within the framework of the company’s strategy aiming at developing its fleet and upgrading the services offered to passengers on board, Mosallam added.
The Panasonic’s system was selected after an extensive and precise study for a number of other systems and examinations carried out to ensure their conformity with the company’s new strategy, Mosallam noted.
Chief Executive Officer for Panasonic Avionics Hideo Nakano expressed his pleasure over cooperating with EgyptAir in view of the new agreement.
He voiced his keenness on further cooperating with the Egyptian flag carrier to provide passengers with the best travel experience all over the world.