Airlines continue to place new orders for inflight entertainment equipment (IFE) despite the weak outlook for the air carrier industry. Thales recently reported it had been selected to supply TopSeries IFE suites for nine Airbus A320s being acquired by Wataniya Airways, a full-service, luxury carrier serving Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Wataniya earlier indicated that it would introduce onboard connectivity service provided by Airbus/Sita OnAir using Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband network ...

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