Finnair Trials HP Tablet For IFE

Finnair is today rolling out a two-month trial of the Windows 8-powered HP ElitePad 900 tablets for use in in-flight entertainment (IFE). The tablets will be used in one of its A330 aircraft, in business class on scheduled flights and comfort class on charter flights. OnAir will provide the satellite communications and onboard Wi-Fi service (Internet OnAir) and Spafax the audio and video content. "We want to test the functionality of the wireless network on intercontinental flights and how the passengers use the equipment during the flight," explained Peter Gabrielsson, VP of customer experience, Finnair.

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