Qatar Airways was recognised for content innovation for the second consecutive year at the fourth annual in-flight workshop and awards at Aircraft Interiors Middle East, held in partnership with F&E Aerospace.
The award recognises the outstanding array of the airline’s onboard entertainment platform, Oryx One.
Qatar Airways was commended for offering a wide selection of content to enhance its global passengers’ journeys, including regional content selection tailored to the Middle East market. The award, which the airline received for the second consecutive year, was presented at a ceremony during the exhibition held on February 8 and 9 at the Dubai World Trade Centre as part of the Inflight IFEC Pavilion Workshop.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said: “We developed Oryx One to offer our passengers the highest standard in onboard entertainment, and we continually strive to innovate and expand our state-of-the-art entertainment library, unrivalled for its wide range of content in multiple languages. This award recognises the extensive selection we offer to our customers, from the latest premieres, to classic movies, popular TV and special-interest programmes, providing them with a superior entertainment experience to enhance their journey around the world with Qatar Airways.”
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Salam Al Shawa, said: “This award is a testament to our continued commitment to enhancing our passengers’ in-flight experience by providing them with the widest selection of high quality, on-board entertainment options. We are delighted to be honoured with this award for the second consecutive year.”
Qatar Airways continues to explore ways to deliver quality content on a dynamic platform through a choice of familiar, award-winning and popular entertainment options that replicate the experience many passengers enjoy at home. Frequent flyers are spoilt for choice, with more than 90 new feature films and 220 TV shows being updated each month.
Oryx One provides its passengers with up to 3,000 channels of entertainment options, including 500 blockbuster movies, 1,300 episodes of TV programmes, 1,000 audio channels and 50 games, refreshed each month.
Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380 and A319 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.