Passengers can watch live TV on China flights


ISLAMABAD – Passengers on China’s flights can now watch live TV programs as a domestically-developed satellite TV system has come into service, the country’s flag carrier Air China said.

After multiple successful testing with satisfactory user experience, the system has passed technical appraisal. The system enabled passengers on a flight from Beijing to the southern coastal resort city of Sanya on September 03 to view a live broadcast of the V-Day parade, the first live broadcast during a domestic flight.

The system is internationally advanced and will improve the information applications in the civil aviation industry. Within the next three years, the system is expected to be used in the 2,400 civil aircraft that China owns and provide 400 million passengers every year with live satellite TV.


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