KARACHI: Pakistan International airlines (PIA) on Friday started providing intranet facility on few of its prime domestic flights.
PIA Spokesman Danyal Gilani said: “The system will allow passengers to access this entertainment content using their own cellphones, tablets and laptops. Initially, the facility will be available on selected flights on Karachi-Islamabad and Karachi-Lahore routes. The flight numbers that will have this service are PK-300, PK-301, PK-302, PK-303, PK-304 305, PK-308 and PK-309.”
He said: “In the first phase a total of 30 hours of content would be available including dramas, comedy, kids movies, tilawat, documentaries, safety videos, Urdu feature films and music. For the second phase work is underway on an app that will have 50 hours of content including western movies, interactive games for kids and moving maps.”
He said the system is being launched on trial basis and will be extended to other flights in the next few weeks, after obtaining feedback from the public.
He also urged the passengers to provide feedback about the new system.