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19 June 2015

Third contract for Thales AVANT during the Paris Air Show

Thales AVANT and Ka-band connectivity solutions will fly on Air Caraibes new A350 fleet.

The solution will be configured for scaled application in business, premium economy and economy cabins. Business class passengers will enjoy 17 inch screens with the Touch Passenger Media Unit, in-seat power, dual audio jack and USB port. In premium economy, passengers will benefit from 11.6 inch screens, dual audio jacks and USB port while the economy cabin will be equipped with 10.1 inch seatback screens.

Ka-band connectivity will be offered to passengers through Wi-Fi and seatback screens. In addition, passengers will have the possibility to access wireless IFE for content streaming on their personal electronic devices. Thales has also reached an agreement with Air Caraibes to be the Value Added Reseller (VAR), which will facilitate the airline’s management of the connectivity solution to the passengers.

The first deliveries are scheduled to enter service in December of 2016.

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"We are pleased that Air Caraibes selected our Android Avant system and connectivity solution for their A350 fleet. Their decision to equip the newest planes of their fleet with the latest generation AVANT is a testament to our ability to partner with the airline and provide a premier passenger experience.”

Dominique Giannoni, Thales VP and CEO, Thales InFlyt Experience.