Singapore Airlines and Linux PCs


Singapore Airlines will install Krisworld entertainment devices operated by Linux. According to design news, "The PC includes an office suite where passengers can create word documents spreadsheets or presentations. The office productivity software suite is reported as Star Office, created by Sun Microsystems. The PCs also have a USB input to attach a flash drive or other portable media storage devices so that files created on the plane can be used once on the ground."

Economy passengers will access 10.6 inch screens while first class passengers will have access to 23-inch screens. "Other features to the in-flight entertainment array include, Dolby surround or noise cancelling headphones and a built in sky phone to communicate with the ground or other passengers on the plane."