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  • Chidozie Uzoezie

Emirates Curates Ultimate Entertainment for Nigerian Travellers

Emirates is offering a growing list of entertainment for Nigerian travellers this April on ice inflight entertainment system which has of over 4,000 channels of on-demand entertainment.

With a diverse mix of African and Nollywood films and music, Nigerian customers can fly better and get a taste of home on every Emirates flight from either Lagos or Abuja.

Customers can enjoy the highly celebrated Nollywood movie ‘Lara and the beat’ starring leading Nollywood actors such as Seyi Shay, Vector, Somkele Iyamah, Wale Ojo, Sharon Ooja, Shaffy Bello and Uche Jombo.

They can also enjoy other movies from Nigeria and West Africa such as Mr. Not So Perfect, Ghanaian’s Bad luck Joe, Azali, and My Very Ghanaian Wedding, and Cameroon’s ‘Ward Zee and a man for the weekend’.

Besides movies, customers can enjoy Nigerian and African songs including Davido’s Son of Mercy-EP, Burna Boy’s Outside, King Aiyeoba’s 1000 can die, Wizkid and Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s playlists, amongst others.

Emirates passengers can now make their music playlist before they fly. To create the ice playlist, the traveller can use the Emirates app, see what’s playing on their flight, and create a playlist.

On select Boeing 777s, the passengers can then pair with the seat back screen using onboard WiFi, follow the syncing process, and then sit back and enjoy their bespoke playlist.

The syncing capability is currently available on over 100 Boeing 777 aircraft and will be made available progressively across the entire fleet, including A380 aircraft in the coming months.

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