Airline “Ural Airlines” has launched a new service on board the aircraft – Hire iPad. According to the press service of the company, now passengers can rent a tablet computer Apple directly on a plane to pass the time of flight.
Downloaded to the device, and animated films that will please both adults and children. The new service is available to passengers of international flights with a flight over 4 hours on routes from Ekaterinburg to Dubai, Tel Aviv, Rome, Prague and Barcelona.
To rent a tablet and make your flight more comfortable, you need to contact the flight attendant. The cost of renting iPad is 600 rubles, you can pay by cash or credit card.
It is worth noting that in 2012 the airline Scoot – «daughter» Singapore Airlines – completely removed from the aircraft entertainment system, allowing the aircraft to reduce weight and save on fuel and decided to give passengers in-flight iPad.
By getting rid of entertainment equipment, the carrier managed to reduce the weight of the aircraft by 7%. iPad with music, movies, games and TV shows available to passengers of business class passengers a free economy – for $ 17.
Recall, American Airlines became the first airline in late 2011, received approval for use in flight tablets iPad. Device replaces the standard guide for pilots, consisting of 12,000 pages and weighing nearly 17 kg. Aircraft passengers of American Airlines provided the opportunity to use in-flight tablet Galaxy Tab.
Tablet computer produced by Samsung to replace the existing gadgets in many domestic and international flights, American Airlines. Each tablet Android-loaded more than 70 films and various TV shows and music programs.
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