Singapore Airlines' KrisWorld Soars to New Heights Using Panasonic's Wi-Fi and Entertainment Solutions

Singapore Airlines' KrisWorld Soars to New Heights Using Panasonic's Wi-Fi and
                           Entertainment Solutions

PR Newswire

LAKE FOREST, California, September 27, 2013

LAKE FOREST, California, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Singapore Airlines has taken to the skies with its first of eight new Boeing
777-300ERs equipped with Panasonic Avionics Corporation's (Panasonic) true
broadband Wi-Fi, mobile phone service and revolutionary in-flight
entertainment experience.

Paul Margis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Panasonic Avionics
Corporation stated, "By combining our latest IFE solutions with our Global
Communications Services, Panasonic and Singapore Airlines have transformed the
entertainment experience. Passengers will be captivated by inflight
entertainment content on high-performance HD monitors while they
simultaneously stay connected, surf the web, text, and email -- all at 30,000

With partners Deutsche Telekom and AeroMobile, Panasonic will deliver
broadband Wi-Fi, mobile data and services, and passengers will use their own
devices to connect to their social networks, access real-time news and
information, and communicate with their family, friends and co-workers. Using
HDMI and USB interfaces, passengers can also integrate their personal device
with KrisWorld and view their own content on large, high-definition displays.

Enabled by high performance 24-inch, 18-inch and 11-inch high-definition
displays, SIA's KrisWorld inflight entertainment system will feature
Panasonic's open platform technology that delivers a more personal experience
and intuitive navigation similar to tablets and smartphones, including
multi-tasking using the video touch screen handset as a "second screen."

About Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Panasonic Avionics Corporation is the world's leading supplier of in-flight
entertainment and communication systems. The company's best-in-class
solutions, supported by professional maintenance services, fully integrate
with the cabin enabling airlines to deliver the ultimate travel experiences
with a rich variety of entertainment choices, resulting in improved quality
communication systems and solutions, reduced time-to-market and lower overall

Established in 1979, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a U.S. corporation, is a
subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North
American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. Headquartered in Lake Forest,
California with over 3,100 employees and operations in 80 locations worldwide,
it serves over 200 customers worldwide and provides IFEC systems on over 3,700
aircraft. For additional information, please visit


KrisWorld offers more than 1,000 on-demand entertainment and information
options including more than 140 movies and stage performances, 200 TV
programmes and nearly 800 CDs. The extensive selection also consists of
interactive games, audio books, hosted radio programming and a variety of
learning applications.

All programmes are presented in high-resolution wide-screen LCD TVs with
crystal clear audio across all classes. The graphical user interface makes
navigating through programmes and menus a breeze. Customers can play, pause,
rewind and resume at their convenience at any point of a video or audio

Press Contacts
Brian Bardwell
Panasonic Avionics Corporation
Tel: +1-949-462-1742

Sarah Stabile
Hi-Impact Communications
Tel: +1-646-453-9453

Emma Ballantine Dykes
Bell Pottinger
Tel: +44-207-861-2435

Steve Double
Bell Pottinger
Tel: +44-207-861-2449

SOURCE Panasonic Avionics Corporation
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