British Airways flyers to get more screen time
Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary. Every Sunday afternoon, Simon presents the UK's only radio travel phone-in programme called The LBC Travel Show with Simon Calder (97.3 FM). He is a regular guest on national TV, often seen on BBC Breakfast, Daybreak, ITV News and Sky News. He is often interviewed on BBC Radio, particularly for BBC Radio 4’s You & Yours programme and BBC Five Live.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
British Airways has won approval from the Civil Aviation Authority to run its inflight entertainment from start to finish – including taxiing, ascent and descent.
Airlines typically screen entertainment from 10 minutes after take-off until 20 minutes before landing. But from Saturday, says BA, passengers will be able to tune in "from the second they reach their seat to the moment they arrive at their destination".
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