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QATAR AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES ITS APRIL MOVIE PREMIERES AND REVEALS A FRESH DESIGN FOR ITS ON-BOARD ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

QATAR AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES ITS APRIL MOVIE PREMIERES AND REVEALS A FRESH DESIGN FOR ITS ON-BOARD ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has announced its latest TV and movie premieres for the month of April while also unveiling an entirely refreshed “look and feel” for its on-board entertainment system.


Movies that will premiere on board in April include The Hobbit 3, Selma and Mr.Turner, while simultaneously new family movies will include Flight of The Navigator and Pacific Rim. A collection of 10 Meryl Streep classics including, Mamma Mia, The Devil Wears Prada and The Bridges of Madison County, will also launch in April and will be available on board until the end of July.


A wide selection of new Arabic and Bollywood movies including Royal Love, The Sleeper, Bang Bang and Action Jackson will also all premiere on board in April.


The new design of the inflight entertainment system will bring it into line with Qatar Airways’ corporate style by incorporating the airline’s familiar burgundy colour. Over the coming months, this new design will be implemented across the fleet giving passengers a consistent experience and look and feel whenever they fly, no matter which aircraft they travel on.


This enhancement in the user experience builds upon the fact that the five-star airline is also increasing its number of movies and TV shows on board from 950 to up to 2,000, providing its passengers with a doubly enhanced service.


Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 and select A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the five-star airline’s on-board Wifi and GSM service. A simple-to-use portal makes it easy for passengers to log on and connect, and then browse the Internet or post on their social media channels directly from the comfort of their seats, reaffirming Qatar Airways’ commitment to providing a superior on-board service.


Additions to the programme of entertainment include the latest season of Downton Abbey, Gotham, The Big Bang Theory and The Missing, all of which expand upon the existing popular library of content on board Qatar Airways, which includes full box sets of movies such as the Harry Potter series; The Lord of the Rings trilogy; The Dark Knight trilogy; the X-Men series; the Matrix series; the Aliens titles and all the Twilight movies.


Qatar Airways provides its passengers with access to a wide range of up to 2,000 entertainment options on board, including movies, TV, games and audio on Oryx Entertainment each month. From the latest Hollywood premieres to the best of Bollywood, Arabic blockbusters, children’s films, cinema classics, and much more, Oryx Entertainment offers passengers hours of enjoyment in the sky.


Images: https://www.flickr.com/photos/qatarairways/sets/72157651276855800/


Notes to Editors:


To get a flavour of what’s on board in April, please click on the following links: English: https://youtu.be/IaidVvyBR5w; Arabic: http://youtu.be/ls20U7xC2AY; Indian: http://youtu.be/c5UKp7cgwKg; Asian: http://youtu.be/TIIuaPOFO6g


On October 30, 2013, Qatar Airways joined the oneworld Alliance, becoming the first Gulf carrier to join this global airline alliance, enabling its customers to benefit from almost 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.


Award-winning carrier Qatar Airways was presented with three honours at the annual Skytrax 2014 World Airline Awards held during the Farnborough Air Show in the UK. The airline was awarded World’s Best Business Class for the second year consecutively, World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge for the second year consecutively and, Best Airline in the Middle East for the eighth time.


At the Farnborough Air Show, the airline placed an order for 100 Boeing 777X aircraft, taking Qatar Airways’ orders to more than 340 aircraft with a value of US $70 billion. For more information, visit our homepage www.qatarairways.com or our sites on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and YouTube.


For further information contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 40222072, Fax: +974 40225350
E-mail: qrmedia@qatarairways.com.qa
Website: www.qatarairways.com


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