Philippines Airlines has ditched the traditional in-flight entertainment system in its new Airbus 330-300 HGW (high gross weight) jet. Instead, its new airplanes will be equipped with the first wireless in-flight entertainment in the country.
Passengers taking the new Airbus jets can iPads can rent for $15 for the entire duration of the flight. In its website, PAL said the use of the iPads ?are offered to premium economy passengers and Million Milers for free?.
The iPads contains 13 English movies, 1 Filipino movie, 19 TV shows, 20 games, approximately 1000 songs from different artists, and the airline?s in-house Mabuhay magazine. It?s not clear, however, if PAL will also be offering in-light Internet access.
So far, the routes loaded with are the following: Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Riyadh, and Dubai