Qantas gives power to the passenger

Aussie airline Qantas has today added another Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its trans-Tasman fleet, boasting in-seat USB plugs, 240-volt power sockets and a comprehensive entertainment system across all classes.

Aussie airline Qantas has added another Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its trans-Tasman fleet, boasting in-seat USB plugs, 240-volt power sockets and a comprehensive entertainment system across all classes.

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The airline has already received one of the Boeing 737-800 aircrafts, and it will receive another two in March.

Seats in economy class on Qantas' new 737-800 include access to a 9-inch in-seat screen with access to 300 on-demand TV shows, movies, music and books, chat capabilities, games and Lonely Planet guides. The seats also include built-in power and USB ports.

Business class seats boast similar power options and media access with a larger 10.6-inch touchscreen.

The new aircraft, named after famous mountaineer Sir Edmund Hilary, is the first aircraft to be delivered, with two more 737-800 series aircraft set to be delivered in March.

Qantas' fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft travel the Sydney to Wellington route daily.