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United Inflight Entertainment

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United Inflight Entertainment

Just wondering if anyone knows what inflight entertainment (if any) is available on the 737-900 and the 737-800 (YEG-IAH and IAH-CUN). Their website only lists what's in a 747 and above, so I'm assuming nothing? Thanks for any info you may have:)

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1. Re: United Inflight Entertainment

For the 738s and 739s it's either in seat video with live DirecTV (paid for in economy) or nothing. It depends on which actual aircraft you have and whether it's been fitted or not.

Note that United is taking delivery of a lot of new 739s, but they are delivered by Boeing without DirecTV, and fitted out at a subsequent maintenance.

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Thank you. So we pay for it in economy, but how about in economy plus?

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Yup you pay in E+.

Edited: 10:41 am, September 03, 2013
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Thanks:)

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The DirecTV coverage from IAH to CUN only lasts for about 30-45 mins of the flight before the sat signal is lost the further south the aircraft flies.

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And YEG is too far north to get DTV. YYC is about the limit and even then it rarely works for the first 45 minutes southbound. You will only be able to receive signal within about an hour of the continental US.

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7. Re: United Inflight Entertainment

OK, planning to download movies on the ipad then:)

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