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Air India to fit and retrofit Thales IFE

photo_camera System will be retrofitted and line-installed on a number of aircraft

Air India has selected Thales’ Avant Up inflight entertainment product for retrofit on its current fleet of 40 Boeing 777’s and 787’s

Additionally, Thales will install the equipment on 11 new Airbus and Boeing aircraft with deliveries to commence in 2025.

The equipment features 4k ‘Optiq’ displays which features in-screen USB-A and USB-C high speed charging ports as well as two Bluetooth connections and built-in Wi-Fi.

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“At Thales, we are very proud to deepen our long standing partnership with Air India,” said Yannick Assouad, Executive Vice-President Avionics, Thales.

“India is the fastest growing aviation market in the world, with huge potential for further growth. This sets the stage for airlines to elevate overall flying experience of passengers. We are pleased to support Air India in achieving the ambition of providing superior customer experience with our advanced AVANT Up inflight entertainment,” said Ashish Saraf, VP and Country Director for India, Thales.

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