Virgin Australia will begin fitting out the majority of its aircraft with Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablets for in-flight entertainment this month, ahead of Qantas’ own rollout of Apple iPads on a limited number of its older Boeing 767s. Virgin trialled the devices over a one-week period in April for its business class, and now rolling out domestically and internationally.

It will be free for business class, and for others, will be available as a priced option. For now, it wil be preloaded with entertainment content, but late this years will move to wifi-streaming.