Gulf Air selects Thales AVANT IFE system for new fleet

39 new aircraft to get Thales IFE system

Gulf Air has selected the AVANT In-Flight Entertainment system on their new fleet of B787-900, A320 NEO and A321 NEO, totaling 39 aircraft.

The first B787-900 and A320 NEO deliveries are scheduled for 2018 and the A321 NEO delivery will start in 2020.

Gulf Air has orders for 16 Boeing 787-9, 12 Airbus A320neo and 17 Airbus A321neo. 39 of these will be equipped with the latest AVANT full high definition monitors, the most lightweight ever deployed.

The business cabin will be equipped with the award winning Thales Touch Passenger Media Unit providing the opportunity to multi-task on a second screen, which greatly enhances passenger experience.

Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam, Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer:

“We are delighted to introduce an enhanced product and service offering onboard Gulf Air’s newest aircraft – further appealing to passengers across the globe. We are committed to ongoing investment in the Gulf Air offering, to elevate our passenger experience. With Thales AVANT IFE system passengers now have greater entertainment options onboard, ensuring their comfort.”

N.B. Image credit: Airbus

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