WestJet has tapped Panasonic Avionics to provide the airline’s next-generation inflight entertainment (IFE) system, including satellite-based Wi-Fi, the carrier reported Feb. 14. The system will feed content, including live television and the internet, to personal electronic devices (PEDs) that 75% of WestJet’s passengers already carry onboard, says WestJet VP Product and Distribution Marshall Wilmot. Tablets also will be available to rent. New seats being installed on the carrier’s ...

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