Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia have opened a new front in their increasingly fierce rivalry, as the carriers attempt to outdo each other with advanced inflight entertainment (IFE) systems. Yesterday, Virgin Australia announced it would install an IFE system next year that streams content to passengers’ laptops and other portable devices via WiFi. Today, Qantas unveiled plans for an inflight connectivity system that will be trialed on Airbus A380 flights next year. Qantas also claims ...


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