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Jetstar to trial iPads for IFE

written by australianaviation.com.au | June 1, 2010
Jetstar's iPad trial will being later this month. (Jetstar)
Jetstar's iPad trial will being later this month. (Jetstar)

Jetstar has announced that it will trial hiring out Apple iPads for onboard entertainment on some domestic services.

The trial will make Jetstar the first carrier in the world to offer iPad hire onboard when they come on offer from late June. The iPads will be available to rent for $10, and will provide inflight entertainment with movies, TV programs, eBooks, music videos, games and music.

“Based on demand for the iPads as part of the trial, we’ll be looking to roll out the devices across our entire domestic and international network later in the year,” said Jetstar CEO Bruce Buchanan.

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The iPads are being trialled in conjunction with Bluebox Avionics and Stella Inflight. Bluebox is understood to have developed customised apps for the iPad, while Stella is a provider of movie and TV content for airlines worldwide.

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Jetstar to trial iPads for IFE

written by australianaviation.com.au | June 1, 2010
Jetstar's iPad trial will being later this month. (Jetstar)
Jetstar's iPad trial will being later this month. (Jetstar)

Jetstar has announced that it will trial hiring out Apple iPads for onboard entertainment on some domestic services.

The trial will make Jetstar the first carrier in the world to offer iPad hire onboard when they come on offer from late June. The iPads will be available to rent for $10, and will provide inflight entertainment with movies, TV programs, eBooks, music videos, games and music.

“Based on demand for the iPads as part of the trial, we’ll be looking to roll out the devices across our entire domestic and international network later in the year,” said Jetstar CEO Bruce Buchanan.

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The iPads are being trialled in conjunction with Bluebox Avionics and Stella Inflight. Bluebox is understood to have developed customised apps for the iPad, while Stella is a provider of movie and TV content for airlines worldwide.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

Jetstar to trial iPads for IFE

written by australianaviation.com.au | June 1, 2010
Jetstar's iPad trial will being later this month. (Jetstar)
Jetstar's iPad trial will being later this month. (Jetstar)

Jetstar has announced that it will trial hiring out Apple iPads for onboard entertainment on some domestic services.

The trial will make Jetstar the first carrier in the world to offer iPad hire onboard when they come on offer from late June. The iPads will be available to rent for $10, and will provide inflight entertainment with movies, TV programs, eBooks, music videos, games and music.

“Based on demand for the iPads as part of the trial, we’ll be looking to roll out the devices across our entire domestic and international network later in the year,” said Jetstar CEO Bruce Buchanan.

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The iPads are being trialled in conjunction with Bluebox Avionics and Stella Inflight. Bluebox is understood to have developed customised apps for the iPad, while Stella is a provider of movie and TV content for airlines worldwide.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

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