As a part of enhancing the user travel experience, today FlyDubai has announced its latest in-flight entertainment including Wi-Fi connectivity, live television streaming and a new seatback in-flight entertainment interface. This enhancement brings a new milestone in the airline’s cabin product enhancement series.
IFE (In-Flight Entertainment) in numbers:
Passengers can purchase a package to access all the content on the IFE for AED 35. Passengers travelling in Business Class can access all IFE content free.
Total no. of hours of entertainment (Movies / TV / Audio) – 2139
Total no. of movies on board – 292
Total no. of Hollywood movies on board – 218
Total no. of children’s movies on board – 56
Total no. of Arabic movies on board – 18
Total no. of World Cinema movies on board – 10
Total no. of Bollywood movies on board – 29
Total no. of Russian movies on board – 10
Passengers have a choice of purchasing one of the four packages available, from as low as USD 04.
WiFi all-flight pass – USD 10
WiFi 30-minute pass (on flights over 2 hours only) – USD 04
Live TV – USD 08
Messaging (access to WhatsApp, iMessage and Viber only) – USD 02
Premium package: Live TV & WiFi bundle -USD 15
Passengers can tune in to watch streaming of 5 different channels live for USD 08. The available channels are:
BBC World News – English
Al Jazeera News Channel – English
Al Arabiya News Channel – Arabic
MBC 1- Arabic
Discovery Channel English
Note: Passengers with Business Class booking for FlyDubai flights can access all the 5 Live TV channels free of charge.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of FlyDubai, commenting on the launch said that: “FlyDubai has been committed to investing in product innovations and technologies that enhance the travel experience for our passengers from day one. We want to offer customers more choice, a greater experience and affordable access to the technologies we are all coming to expect in the air, just as we do on the ground. Adding WiFi connectivity, live television along with our enhanced ground-breaking in-flight entertainment system will allow us to continue to deliver that personalized flying experience our customers expect and appreciate.”
On selected flights FlyDubai is providing in-flight entertainment systems since 24th April 2016 including Wi-Fi connectivity and Live TV and the airlines continues to roll out the service across the rest of its fleet also.
During flights the passengers can buy the packages, to get connected through the wireless satellite-based network to their personal devices during the flight. Also passengers can tune to BBC World News, Al Jazeera or Al Arabia, enjoy Arabic shows on MBC1 or fascinating documentaries on Discovery.
FlyDubai has already launched Lumexis Fiber-to-the-Screen (FTTS) in-flight entertainment system in November of 2010 which is available across most of its fleet.
FlyDubai is Dubai’s first low-cost airline, established in 2008. With its next generation aircraft and in-flight entertainment FlyDubai flights travel to more than 95 destinations, with over 1,400 weekly flights. FlyDubai offers cost competitive prices along with high standard on board service.