PaxEx: Emirates Thrills Film Buffs with over 1,000 Movies on Board
Film fans travelling on Emirates can now look forward to even more choices as ice, Emirates’ inflight entertainment system, reaches a new milestone by offering over 1,000 movies.
The films are in addition to TV box sets and music giving customers over 3,500 channels of on demand entertainment.
The expanded film catalogue offers over 2,000 hours of entertainment that would take 119 trips on the world’s longest A380 flight from Dubai to Auckland to get through.
It is available on over 80 aircraft and includes more than 500 Hollywood hits and 600 world movies to cater to Emirates’ diverse and global customer base. Emirates buys content from every major movie market worldwide and offers films in 44 languages.
Each month over 100 movies are added to the system with selections ranging from all time classics like 1939’s The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind to 2018 blockbusters Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Ocean’s 8.
ice also offers over 25 feature length documentaries – the most popular on board at the moment include Eric Clapton - Life in 12 bars and The Final Year about Barack Obama’s last year in office.
Last month, the airline launched its own Food and Wine Channels on ice giving customers a behind-the-scenes look at how it creates its onboard menus and works with its global partners.
Over 170 aircraft are equipped with live TV featuring sports events including the Champions League, NBA and most recently golf’s Ryder Cup, as well as news channels from CNN, BBC World, Al Arabiya and NHK.
Wi-Fi is available on over 99% of the Emirates fleet and customers across all cabins can enjoy 20MB of free data.