said Tuesday it had stuck a deal with six major airlines to enable passengers with iPods to hook up their devices into in-flight entertainment systems.
( UAUA) will be able to power and charge their portable devices in their seats, and watch videos stored on their iPods through their seat-back displays.
The iPod connectivity will be available in mid-2007, the company said. Apple said it is working with
, a subsidiary of
Matsushita Electric Industrial
, to bring the same feature to other airlines.
Apple shares added a penny to $84.36 in recent trading.