Air France experimenting with in-flight virtual reality entertainment

Air France is testing an immersive entertainment system with virtual reality headsets that allow passengers to enjoy 3D and 2D programmes during flights.

The system has been tested on board return Paris-Charles de Gaulle-St. Martin flights.

Customers travelling in Business class on board the A340 operating this route can try this new form of in-flight entertainment for themselves.

Four headsets are offered on board with a selection of some forty films and series.

Air France is conducting the trial run in partnership with the start-up SkyLights.

At the end of the test period, Air France has said that the new system may be rolled out to other flights.