Los Angeles, California – Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., announced on May 21 that it has been selected by Indonesia’s flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia, to provide in-flight entertainment (IFE) content to its passengers.
Recently awarded “World Best Economy Class” by SkyTrax and “Best in Region: Asia & Australasia” by the APEX Awards, Garuda Indonesia continues to evolve its business and deliver continuous and better service improvements to passengers as part of the company’s “Quantum Leap 2011-2015” programme.
“Our content offering needs to be as diverse and dynamic as the passengers we serve each day,” said Faik Fahmi, EVP Service of Garuda Indonesia. “We selected Global Eagle due to their very broad programming, original productions and games offering, as well as their overall leadership position in the IFE sector. We believe Global Eagle Entertainment is the best resourced partner to future proof our IFE investment over the next five years through the introduction of innovative programming and new ways to enhance the passenger experience.”
Global Eagle will provide Garuda Indonesia with movies from studios in Hollywood, the Middle East, Europe and Asia. In addition, the content package will feature television programming, music, streaming radio, games and original productions that include destination films, safety films and entertainment guides. Content will be provided via the audio video on-demand (AVOD) seat-back systems on their wide-bodied aircraft.