EVA Air became the world’s first airline to operate the Boeing 777-300ER with Panasonic’s new eX3 in-flight entertainment system on 21 May 2014. The delivery was even more special, because the Taiwan-based company got its 16th and 17th 777-300ER (Extended Range) – that have the new system – at the same time.
The eX3 system features in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity and high-definition video touch screens at every seat. The airline’s first double airplane delivery also helps mark the airline’s 25-year anniversary.
The Boeing 777 is a twin-engine, long-haul airplane. The 300ER is equipped with GE90-115B engines and can seat up to 386 passengers in a three-class configuration with a maximum range of 7,825 nautical miles (14,490 kilometers).
With the newest delivery EVA Air’s fleet includes 49 Boeing airplanes, more than half of all its aircraft.