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QATAR AIRWAYS REVEALS AN EXCITING RANGE OF FAMILY MOVIES ON BOARD IN OCTOBER

QATAR AIRWAYS REVEALS AN EXCITING RANGE OF FAMILY MOVIES ON BOARD IN OCTOBER

DOHA, Qatar – Passengers travelling with Qatar Airways in October can look forward to an exciting collection of family-favourite movies from film power-house Disney/Pixar, to enjoy during their journey.


Available from October, Qatar Airways will premiere the critically acclaimed movie Finding Dory - yet to be released on DVD - on Oryx One, along with other award-winning Disney/Pixar films including the Toy Story collection of movies, A Bug’s Life, Monsters Inc. and Monsters University, Cars, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, WALL-E, Up, Brave, Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur and Finding Nemo.


Qatar Airways provides its travellers with one of the most extensive entertainment libraries available in the skies. Oryx One, the airline’s award-winning in-flight entertainment platform provides up to 3,000 entertainment options, including movies, TV box sets, games, and music. From the latest Hollywood premieres, to the best of Bollywood, Arabic blockbusters, children’s films, cinema classics, and much more, Oryx One offers passengers hours of enjoyment in the sky across Qatar Airways’ global network of more than 150 places.


Providing easy and enjoyable family travel is important to Qatar Airways, and the airline’s new children’s activity kits, featuring Hasbro’s Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head were recently recognised in the TravelPlus Awards for their interactivity. A total of four different kits, each featuring a different type of game, are available to families flying to and from Doha on both long-haul and short-haul flights. Young travellers can explore and play with glow-in-the-dark toys and stickers, interactive bags, and a gadget stand. Kits for infants include a peek-a-boo Mr. Potato Head plush toy and soft books, with similarly themed children’s meal packs distributed to young travellers with priority.


Qatar Airways Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ms. Salam Al Shawa, said: “We’re committed to continually innovating the passenger experience on board Qatar Airways flights by providing the latest in-flight entertainment and connectivity. Oryx One is unrivalled in its wide selection of movies, TV, games and music, provided in more than 30 languages to offer our passengers the very best experience wherever they fly with Qatar Airways. We will continue to update our collection every month to maintain a rich and extensive selection and to offer fresh and current content.”


As well as the leading Disney/Pixar films, passengers can enjoy the full Star Wars Saga collection, Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, best of Star Trek and Batman vs Superman collection.


Qatar Airways launched its enhanced in-flight entertainment system, Oryx One, in 2015, and it has since been recognised as one of the leading in-flight offerings in the region for its quality and Middle East content innovation by Aircraft Interiors Middle East.


Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350 and A380 as well as select A330 and A320 aircraft can also access on-board Wi-Fi. Qatar Airways passengers on all connected aircraft will enjoy free Wi-Fi for the first 15 minutes courtesy of a global partnership with Ooredoo. Guests in Qatar Airways First Class cabin on board the airline’s A380 will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi for the duration of their trip.


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Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 as well as select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the five-star airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
 
About Qatar Airways:


Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 190 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.


A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was awarded World's Best Business Class; Best Business Class Airline Lounge and Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East at the prestigious 2016 World Airline Awards managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax.


Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.


Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ inflight entertainment system offers passengers up to 3,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 as well as select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.


Qatar Airways is one of the world’s leaders in sponsoring global sporting events, including the strategic team sponsorships of FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia FC. Qatar Airways’ strategy reflects the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message - Going Places Together.


Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest cargo carrier, serves more than 50 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 190 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes eight Airbus 330Fs, 10 Boeing 777 freighters and two Boeing 747 freighters.


For further information contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200, Fax: +974 40225350
E-mail: qrmedia@qatarairways.com.qa


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