Emirates ahead of the games

54 - ice-DW---new-headsetsEmirates continues its record-breaking streak for its ice entertainment system which has been awarded the ‘World’s Best Airline Inflight Entertainment’ at the 2015 SKYTRAX World Airline Awards for the 11th consecutive year. The Skytrax World Airline Awards polled over 18 million business and leisure air travellers from more than 160 countries. The award was accepted by Patrick Brannelly, Emirates’ Divisional Vice President – Customer Experience, at the awards ceremony on 16 June, 2015 in Paris. Emirates additionally won an award for ‘Best First Class Comfort Amenities’.

Always pioneering, Emirates’ in-flight entertainment system continuously sets industry standards from being the first airline to launch personal TV screens in all seats in 1992, to Live TV in 2013 and free WiFi on its compatible aircraft in 2014. Now with over 2,100 channels on ice Digital Widescreen, Emirates continues to push boundaries in the depth and breadth of content it offers the global traveller. Emirates’ second award at the 2015 SKYTRAX World Airline Awards for Best First Class Comfort amenities highlights the popularity of its men’s and women’s kit with products from luxury Italian brand Bvlgari.

“We aim to stay creative, stay relevant, and keep building content that appeals to the broad cultural diaspora that travel on Emirates,” said Patrick Brannelly, Emirates’ Divisional Vice President – Customer Experience.

ice Digital Widescreen highlights include: 2,100+ channels on ice Digital Widescreen; over 500 films including the latest blockbusters from Hollywood, Bollywood, and the rest of the world, with around 80 movies added every month; Wi-Fi on over 120 aircraft, mobile phone or personal in-seat phone for every customer; live TV news or live text news available on all aircraft 24/7; more than 1000 channels of music and radio; 50 Disney movies, over 25 channels of kids’ TV, special headsets and a bespoke activity magazine

Emirates recently delivered Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft offer larger personal TV screens with HD resolution: 27-inch in First Class, 20-inch in Business Class and 12.1 inch in Economy Class, with more product enhancements to comewhen Emirates launches its next generation IFE system this August.

Emirates operates a daily scheduled flight between Dubai and Malta via Larnaca, Cyprus. For further information and flight schedules, one can visit the site: www.emirates.com/mt

Monique Chambers

Monique started indulge in 2011 and has since created Indulge Me GIFT and Indulge Me FOOD and volume 1 of The Artists Directory - Malta. A marketing professional by trade, Monique's passion is to promote local talent and Malta in general. Free time is her biggest indulgence, when she can tinker in her craft room or the kitchen, or be selfish with a book, the sofa and good glass of wine (of course, wearing something beautiful and with freshly coiffed hair!)

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