For more than 10 years, Thales has been accompanying Qatar Airways in its incredible growth, providing state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems. Today, Thales equips Qatar Airway’s Boeing 787, Airbus A320 and A320Neo, A350, and A380. Complementing the AVANT in-flight entertainment solution, on the A350 family, Thales provides global broadband GX connectivity.
In April 2012, Thales and Qatar Airways jointly inaugurated a new technology research, development and training centre at the prestigious Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP). This technical laboratory houses state-of-the-art IFEC equipment that supports software and application prototyping, content validation, system level testing and training.