Singapore Airlines announced the
first-ever flights featuring iPod and iPhone connectivity on KrisWorld
starting this week on its newly reconfigured, all-Business Class Airbus A340-500
flights between New York and Singapore, and between Los Angeles and Singapore
can now easily enjoy their personal audio and video content from their iPod or
iPhone on Singapore Airlines’ KrisWorld in-flight entertainment system.
Each seat features a 15.4-inch widescreen LCD screen which is perfect for
watching television shows and movies, as well as active noise-cancellation
“Customers on our all-business class Airbus
A340-500 flights now have an incredible way to enjoy their own iPod and iPhone
music and video on the KrisWorld
in-flight entertainment system,” said Yap Kim Wah, Senior Vice-President
Product & Services, for Singapore Airlines. “This is yet another
example of our philosophy of creating customer satisfaction by providing an
enhanced sense of choice and control.”
“The iPod is the world’s most popular
digital music player and iPhone is a revolutionary mobile device, and they have
become essential for millions of travellers,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s
vice president of iPod & iPhone Product Marketing. “Singapore
Airlines’ customers can now enjoy their music, TV shows and movies on their
iPod and iPhone through the in-flight entertainment system.”
integrated 9-pin connection on KrisWorld using a unique inflight cable supports
iPod and iPhone via the 30-pin connector, including in-seat power supply and
high quality audio, and iPod and iPhone content will still allow for the
announcements and instructions made by Singapore Airlines cabin crew and
pilots. Customers can take advantage of iPhone’s airplane mode to safely
use the iPhone through the integrated system.
iPhone integration will commence with Singapore Airlines’ A345 non-stop flights
from Newark – Singapore on May 15, and on the carrier’s Los Angeles –
Singapore nonstops from August.
rated as the world’s best international airline by the readers of both Conde
Nast Traveler and Travel+Leisure magazines, Singapore Airlines operates one of
the industry’s youngest, most fuel-efficient aircraft fleets to a network of 66
destinations in 35 countries.
For IPod & IPhone users this
is great news with Singapore Airlines the first of six airlines announcing IPod
& IPhone connectivity, expect more news soon as other airlines roll announce
and roll out their plans.
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