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New World Of Entertainment With Singapore Airlines

22 April 2008

Enter A New World Of Entertainment With Singapore Airlines

Imagine viewing pictures you had just taken, on a 23” large LCD screen as you lounge in your very own private cabin.
Imagine plugging in and listening to your preferred list of music and songs even while you are in the air.
Imagine finding movies and opera, music and games, learning and even office applications all rolled into one, user-friendly console; accessible every time you fly.

Imagine no more.

Enter a whole new world when you travel with Singapore Airlines as KrisWorld makes all these and more possible. Enabled by the in flight eX2 communication system, which boasts new PC applications such as the Media Player, Photo Viewer and PDF Reader, customers can access their personal media files even in the air.

Indulge your senses. Simply bring and plug-in your own USB device or digital camera, and you can view your photos or documents through the 1280 x 768 high-resolution screens across all three classes. Drink in the rich colours and vibrant images on the larger screens, and soak in your choice of music with the custom-designed headphones.

For those who love their music, romance and drama on a grandiose scale, Singapore Airlines’ KrisWorld fulfils your cravings with a whole new entertainment category – Opera.

Now, enjoy some of the most famous, riveting performances from Verdi’s Il Trovatore with its swift, spontaneous music and complex story; to one of the best known operas in the world – Bizet’s Carmen, a musical drama of passion, betrayal and revenge; to being serenaded by Luciano Pavarotti and The Philharmonia Orchestra.

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Die-hard gamers will not be disappointed with the suite of updated games. Exciting and addictive titles from leading casual game providers such as PopCap Games®, GameHouse® and MumboJumbo include Inflight Sudoku, Zuma, Big Money and Bejeweled 2.

“Being the first to launch the eX2, applications were introduced on a familiar platform and our immediate focus was to provide for a wide and comprehensive suite of applications. This caters to the growing needs of our customers of varying ages. What you see now is only the beginning and more will be added,” said Mr Yap Kim Wah, Singapore Airlines Senior Vice-President Product and Services.

Travellers can expect more exciting enhancements to KrisWorld in the coming months. For example, the interactive ZagatSurvey® Restaurant and Hotel Guide is an exciting addition where customers will be able to search for recommendations and virtually explore where to eat or stay at their destinations even before they arrive.

KrisWorld on the eX2 system offers an extensive selection of quality entertainment options, including over 100 international movies, more than 180 TV programmes, over 700 music CD albums and audio books, video games, as well as the popular interactive learning programmes such as the Berlitz® Word Traveler.

The eX2 system is available on all three classes on the airline’s B777-300ERs and A380 super-jumbos.

New Zealanders will soon be able to experience this new world of entertainment when Singapore Airline’s B777-300ER comes to Auckland on 11 May.

The first airline to fly the world’s largest passenger aircraft, Singapore Airlines now flies the A380 daily between Singapore and Sydney, and London. From 20 May, Singapore Airlines will also fly the A380 between Singapore and Tokyo.

Singapore Airlines currently flies the B777-300ER to 12 destinations. These destinations include: Frankfurt, Zurich, Milan, Barcelona, Seoul, Sydney, Melbourne, Moscow, Houston, San Francisco, Paris and Hong Kong.


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