CAL
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CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:53 am

757-200s recently converted tto the BusinessFirst (75B) configuration (A/C 104-107, 109, 110, 112, 113) will not have the Airshow 210 system unit installed. That system is outdated, and cost savings will be realized by not purchasing it to only replace it with the next generation IFE installations (beginning this July).

Rumor has it that CO will be installing a new video on demand system with PTV's in every seat. Does anyone else have more information on this??


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Cory6188
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 6:29 am

Is this only for the 752's, or will it be expanded to the 767s and 777s as well. Also, are PTVs in every seat for J only, or for Y as well?
 
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 6:33 am

Quoting Cory6188 (Reply 1):
Also, are PTVs in every seat for J only, or for Y as well?

Currently, on CO, there are only PTVs are only in economy on the 767 and 777 for the international versions.
 
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 6:42 am

All 75B's have PTV's in First Only with main cabin having only the drop down monitors distributed throughout the cabin.

All Continental Wide Bodies (767's and 777's) have PTV's in First and Main Cabin
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avek00
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:19 am

Apparently, CO will go AVOD on the 75Bs - the initial intent was to install the system in both classes and on all longhaul aircraft, but financial considerations may restrict installation to 75B BF for the foreseeable future.
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:27 am

Quoting Avek00 (Reply 4):
financial considerations may restrict installation to 75B BF for the foreseeable future

Where did this info come from???
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avek00
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:29 am

Quoting CAL (Reply 5):
Quoting Avek00 (Reply 4):
financial considerations may restrict installation to 75B BF for the foreseeable future

Where did this info come from???

All I'm willing to say is that the walls have ears sometimes at Continental Airlines.  Wink
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CAL
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:31 am

Why would only the BF cabin get an upgrade to AVOD if the BF cabin is already inline and basically the same as the 767 BF entertainment.
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CAL
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 8:47 am

Well I cant wait for the new system, Flying a 757 across the pond might not be so bad, after all. LOL
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ramerinianair
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RE: CO 757 IFE Upgrade Coming Soon...

Thu Apr 28, 2005 11:15 pm

Well if they are worried about saving money, they have a perfectly fine system on the BF 757?!?!?!?!
Their 757 IFE system across the pond is the WORST out there.
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