Tokyo, Japan, February 03, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- DTI Solutions, the inflight applications and solutions expert, has announced that it was selected by Japan Airlines (JAL) to develop its unique eManga Reader which will be available onboard the airline’s 787 Dreamliner aircrafts in March 2012.
Designed exclusively for JAL in partnership with online manga provider eBook Initiative Japan, DTI Solution’s eBook Reader application will allow passengers to browse through an extensive collection of reading material, from their video seat terminals. It is one of several market-leading inflight applications which DTI Solutions provides to the airline community.
“DTI Solutions is proud to have collaborated with JAL on this exclusive eBook Reader application,” said Patrick Préfontaine, President of DTI Solutions. “Manga are an essential read in Japanese culture and we aim to provide airlines with original inflight entertainment solutions that offer outside-the-box content sensitive to passengers’ cultural heritage.”
“Japan Airlines strives to provide the highest standard of passenger experience,” said Mr. Hideo Ninomiya, Executive Officer of the Managing Division of Route Marketing at Japan Airlines. “DTI Solutions’ eBook Reader was a clear choice for our international Dreamliner aircrafts, allowing our passengers to enjoy a roster of quality inflight reading material, including popular manga favorites.”
DTI Solution’s eManga Reader will be available in all seat categories of JAL’s Boeing 787 aircrafts from the end of March 2012.
About DTI Solutions
DTI Solutions is the applications and solutions division of the world’s leading IFE software provider DTI Software. The company has an important foothold in the inflight applications market, supplying cutting-edge content and technology tailored to some of the world’s most important airlines. DTI Solutions and DTI Software are a division of Advanced Inflight Alliance AG. For more information, go to http://www.dtisoft.com
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About Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines (JAL), awarded the most punctual major global airline in 2009 and 2010, is a member of the oneworld® Alliance and has a global network reaching more than 221 airports in 40 countries and regions together with its codeshare partners. Domestically, the airline covers more than 50 airports throughout Japan. JAL operates some 22,000 international and domestic flights a month, and its fleet of some 200 aircraft includes Boeing 777s, 767s, 737-800s, and Brazilian-made regional jets, Embraer E170. JAL will soon receive the state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Japan Airlines' frequent flyer program, JAL Mileage Bank (JMB), is one of the world's largest loyalty programs, with over 20 million members worldwide today.