United Airlines - Mileage Plus
Member since 17 Feb 2016
Total posts 29
Hi, has anyone else noticed that the standard flight tracking data / moving map has 'fallen off' Qantas' 747 IFE?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 15 Dec 2016
Total posts 171
They shouldn't have any problem with 747-400ER flight tracker since Qantas 737 and A330 use the same Panasonic eX2 with Rockwell Collins Airshow, and there's no problem with 737 and A330.
Member since 27 Jun 2013
Total posts 72
Yep same here on QF737 from Melb last week. There was some screens with stats but no moving map
Hi Bt Aus . The lack of data / moving map impacted all PE (where I was ) and Economy seats on both the aircraft I referenced. (nor sure about business class)
Member since 12 Dec 2012
Total posts 295
From the aircraft 'names' mentioned, these flights were on VH-OJS and VH-OJU, 2 of the 3 747s getting retired mid-late next year by the 2nd batch of 787s.
Member since 13 Dec 2014
Total posts 1
Thai Airways International - Royal Orchid Plus
Member since 13 Jan 2017
Total posts 13
Member since 06 Sep 2017
On the United App, they block the "where is this aircraft now" when you are flying using their wifi. I always thought it was for security reasons (cause I can't come up with something better!)
Member since 26 May 2011
Total posts 2
I flew at the end of July and beginning of August and it was the same problem - OEH one way, OJU back, so it has nothing to do with the older 747s. The fact it is the same on the 737s adds weight. Ironically I flew OJM in July and it still had the classic flight map - and it was the most entertaining channel on the IFE.
Agree VHOEJ the first crew member I spoke to said she would 'write it up' but I'm not sure if that happened.
Opps apologies I meant @David !
Member since 27 Jul 2017
Total posts 21
Same thing on QF25 last night. Just the "time to run" at the top left hand side.
It's back! On another QF 737 back from Melb last night and the moving map appeared again!
Still now joy on the 747s - Hamilton Island still lacking nay flight data / map as of 15/09
And it's back...Hamilton Island flew the QF128 HKG to Syd last week and mysteriously the 'flight details' tab has reappeared ...now if we can just work on that wifi for long haul travellers..
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