Air Nigeria is first African carrier to offer the iPad 3 after IFE Services tie-up | Knutsford Times

Air Nigeria is first African carrier to offer the iPad 3 after IFE Services tie-up

By on June 18, 2012


In-flight entertainment provider to supply movies and TV shows across African airline’s portable and digital mainscreen systems. Knutsford based IFE Services announced today that it has been selected by Air Nigeria as its in-flight entertainment (IFE) provider.

The agreement covers the provision of entertainment content across the airline’s fleet of A330s. Passengers in business class will be offered a complimentary iPad 3 on which to enjoy Nigerian, classic and latest release Hollywood movies as well as a broad selection of comedy, lifestyle, drama and kids TV shows. Air Nigeria is the first African carrier to offer the iPad 3 to passengers as an in-flight entertainment solution.

In economy class, passengers can enjoy latest release Hollywood movies and a selection of TV shows on the airplanes’ digital mainscreen systems. IFE Services is also producing a new animated safety film for the airline.

“It’s been a pleasure working with Air Nigeria on its fresh new IFE offering,” said Andy McEwan, CEO of IFE Services. “The iPad is a great portable solution that we know passengers will love to use whilst airborne. We look forward to a long and productive relationship with this innovative, growing airline to help provide them with the best possible passenger experience.”

“We are pleased to offer our passengers this unique product to ensure they are relaxed and enjoy first class entertainment on our flights, using state-of-the-art technology,” said Kinfe Kahssaye, CEO of Air Nigeria. “We have always been at the forefront of introducing innovative products for the comfort of our passengers and the content provided by IFE Services for the iPads is such that it will add style to our customers’ travel pattern.”

For more information about Air Nigeria visit: www.myairnigeria.com and for more information about IFE Services visit: www.ifeservices.com

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