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Seat-back screens disappear answers

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 4+

1. The screens are expensive to install, to maintain, and to carry around all the extra weight.
2. Because about 75% of us already have a screen on our hands when we board a plane.
3. iPhones, iPads, laptop computers and e-readers.
4. They’ll have a server on board loaded with hundreds of movies and TV shows that passengers can stream directly to their gadgets.
5. They’re giving passengers both options, they’re installing screens and creating a server loaded with movies and TV shows for passengers to stream to their personal devices.

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Seat-back screens disappear

Here’s an interesting video that reports on the disappearance of seat-back screens on commercial planes.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level: 4+

Have a great weekend!!

1. Why are seat-back screens disappearing?
2. Why are they becoming less needed?
3. What ‘screens’ do people have with them when they get on a plane?
4. If airlines don’t have screens, what will they have to entertain passengers?
5. What is Delta Airlines doing?

http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/08/20/orig-ts-end-of-seat-back-screens.cnn.html