ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has launched a new inflight entertainment system providing intranet facility on few of its prime domestic flights from Saturday.
While talking to media, the airline’s spokesman said that the system would allow passengers to access the inflight entertainment content using their own cellphones, tablets and laptops.
The spokesman further said initially, the facility would be available on selected flights on Karachi-Islamabad and Karachi-Lahore routes.
The flight numbers that would have this service are PK-300, PK-301, PK-302, PK-303, PK-304 305, PK-308 and PK-309, he said.
The PIA’s spokesmen said that the system is being launched on a trial basis, and it would be extended to other flights in the next few weeks after obtaining feedback from the public.
In the first phase a total of 30 hours of content would be available including Tlawat, documentaries, safety videos dramas, comedy, kids movies, Urdu feature films and music.
For the second phase work is underway on an App that would have 50 hours of content including western movies, interactive games for kids and moving maps, the spokesman added.