JAL to Enhance Its In-flight Entertainment Service in 2015
~ Enjoy selected movies & video programs as well as in-flight internet access ~
TOKYO, February 26 2015: Japan Airlines (JAL) is striving to provide passengers high levels of in-flight service and pleasure onboard. From March 2015, JAL SKY Wi-Fi, in-flight internet service (paid service) will be expanded on both international and domestic routes. JAL will support onboard passengers to have seamless connectivity in the air just as they can on the ground.
Starting April 2015, JAL will add 10 more English programs (including 6 movies and 4 TV programs) and provide customers with the latest and famous Hollywood movies as well as popular TV dramas on international routes. Well-received SKY MANGA will be available on the airline’s Boeing 787s in both Japanese and English in order to introducing the culture of Japanese manga.
On JAL domestic routes, Wi-Fi video service will be increased to 10 programs, and these free programs are available for watching through your own wireless LAN capable devices.
JAL will continually endeavor to bring a unique and completely refreshing onboard experience to customers with the expansion of its in-flight entertainment service.
International routes: In-flight entertainment service
1. Movies & video programs
JAL will provide the latest 87th Academy awarded movies below. (March-April 2015)
-Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)(Best Picture, Directing, ...)
-The Theory of Everything (Actor- in a leading role)
-The Imitation Game(Writing- Adapted Screenplay)
-Big Hero 6(Animated Feature Film)
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Starting April 2015, JAL will add 10 English movies and TV shows to the current line-up.
AvailableEnglish programs in April:
-Lara Croft Tomb Raider
-Silver Linings Playbook
-The Spy Who Loved Me
-The Hairy Biker
-How I met Your Mom
2. JAL SKY MANGA / Digital Books
JAL SKY MANGA, digital manga service, is available on the Boeing 787s with original stories which some have been adapted to the upcoming movies, and offering 10 volumes of manga in English version. As another part of digital books with JAL in-flight service, the airline also provides haiku (Japanese poetry) written by children from 34 countries and regions around the world in both Japanese and English.
In-flight entertainment on domestic routes
Wi-Fi video service will expand up to 10 programs on domestic routes from April 2015. These free programs can be watched through customers own wireless LAN capable devices. Customers can enjoy more popular TV programs as well as JAL’s original video programs during their journey.
For more details, please visit the following sites.
・International JAL SKY Wi-Fi service: http://www.jal.co.jp/en/inflight/inter/sky_wifi/
・International entertainment programs: http://www.jal.co.jp/en/inflight/inter/entertainment/
・Domestic JAL SKY Wi-Fi service: https://www.jal.co.jp/en/skynext/wifi/
*Programs may differ depending on the flight.