International flights for long haul distances
MIAMI, Sept. 4 /CNW/ -- On international long haul distance flights from
South America operated by LAN, passengers will now be able to take advantage
of a new on-board programming offer that places LAN among the airlines that
offer the most variety and onboard entertainment in the world.
The Economy Class has been in complete renovation and now offers high
resolution individual screens with movie formats in every one of the seats.
This translates into over 85 alternatives; 32 new and all-time favorite
movies, 55 channels that show series and documentaries. During 2008, the
complete first season of Prison Break and 6 series of Dr. House will also be
LAN passengers can choose from the variety of programming options by
using the audio system and the on-demand video with fast forward, rewind or
pause options from the moment the passenger desires to use them. The system
also features touch screen technology to comfortably and easily select options
directly on the screen or if it is preferred, the remote control may also be
The music collection is vast with over 450 CD's. There is something for
every taste and style from rock to classical music. Monthly, there are 10 CDs
added to the collection and there is also an option to create your own
playlist. Additionally, there are 14 individual videos games offered and two
with a multi-player option (for chess and Battleship) that allows passengers
to play with other passengers onboard.
LAN has invested significantly in this new service. "The long haul flight
times will feel shorter with LAN's new entertainment options. During the
flight, our passengers may enjoy the opportunity to choose from a broad
variety of programs, music and games. Our goal is to offer world class quality
and the best, most innovative travel experience. Part of our commitment to
all of our customers and the challenge we place on ourselves is to bet on the
future and continue to improve every day," stated Armando Valdivieso, LAN
Airlines, CEO Passenger Business .
The majority of LAN's long haul reaching international flights already
features these novel services. On the Airbus A340 that operates the Europe and
Oceania flights, the number of movies, games and CD's will gradually increase
with the goal of implementing the same content on the entire long-reach fleet.
LAN Airlines is one of the leading airlines in Latin America. "LAN" is a
consolidated entity that includes LAN Airlines, LAN Express, LAN Peru, LAN
Ecuador y LAN Argentina as well as LAN CARGO and its affiliates. LAN Airlines
offers service to 15 destinations in Chile, 13 in Peru, 11 in Argentina, 2 in
Ecuador, 15 destinations in other Latin American and Caribbean countries,
three destinations in the United States, two in Europe, four in the South
Pacific, and an additional 60 international destinations as a result of
diverse agreements using shared codes. Presently, the LAN Alliance operates 74
passenger aircraft and 9 dedicated cargo aircraft.
LAN Airlines is a member of oneworld (TM), the leading global airline
alliance in the world. For more information, visit, www.lan.com or
For further information:
For further information: Bertha Merikanskas, LAN Airlines,
+1-786-265-6333, Bertha.Merikanskas@lan.com Web Site: http://www.lan.com