Emirates Chooses IFE Services for Latin American Movies

KNUTSFORD, England, September 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Leading passenger entertainment experts, IFE Services, announced today that it is supplying Emirates with Latin American movies.

These high-quality movies are carefully selected from studios across the region, including the developing film industries of Uruguay and Columbia as well as those from the more established Mexican and Brazilian studios. Passengers will have a choice of six titles onboard that will be refreshed regularly. The first cycle of titles will include those shown at International Film Festivals such as 'El Verano De Los Peces Voladores' (The Summer Of Flying Fish)' and 'ROA', as well as other critically acclaimed box office successes.

The Latin American film industry is currently enjoying a renaissance with a growing number of local, highly talented filmmakers producing movies for the region's 600 million filmgoers. The movie production industry continues to thrive in the larger traditional markets of Brazil and Argentina alongside unprecedented growth in emerging markets such as Chile and Venezuela.

Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, is a leader in innovation, working closely with manufacturers and suppliers to ensure its customer experience is second-to-none. It is because of this commitment that SkyTrax has recognised Emirates' ice (information, communication and entertainment) system for nine consecutive years as the World's Best Airline Inflight Entertainment. IFE Services will manage the digital encoding of the movies for onboard delivery across Emirates' audio visual on-demand (AVOD) systems.

In March this year, IFE Services announced that it was supplying African movies to Emirates in languages including Afrikaans, Arabic, English, French, Kikuyu, Swahili and Zulu.

For more information about Emirates please visit http://www.emirates.com

For more information about IFE Services please visit http://www.ifeservices.com

About ice

Emirates' in-flight entertainment, ice (information, communications and entertainment), has been voted the World's Best Airline Inflight Entertainment by SkyTrax for nine consecutive years. The latest ice Digital Widescreen system offers up to 1,500 channels of entertainment, including over 300 movies from around the world, hundreds of TV choices and thousands of music tracks from contemporary to classical. To keep passengers engaged, ice offers much more than movies and TV - its entertainment and communication selection includes a choice of video games, bespoke podcasts and communications choices ranging from in-seat telephones to Wi-Fi internet access in-flight.

About IFE Services

IFE Services is a leading provider of in-flight entertainment solutions to the airline industry. Its focus on quality and innovation is supported by a strong commitment to customer service and investment in the latest systems and technologies.

IFE Services supplies a full range of services to enable its clients to provide a first class entertainment experience to passengers. They include movies, TV programmes, audio, games, 3D map, apps, safety and destination films, portable entertainment systems, onboard publications and AVOD technical support and management.

IFE Services works with a broad client-base worldwide of over 50 airlines and cruise ship operators. The company's headquarters are in Cheshire, UK with regional offices located in Madrid, Singapore, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Nairobi, Kuala Lumpur, Oberhausen, Johannesburg and Irvine, California.

IFE Services is a privately owned company and part of the Travel Entertainment Group.

Media contact
Adrian Lambert
Marketing Director
IFE Services Ltd
Haig Road
Parkgate Industrial Estate
Knutsford
Cheshire
WA16 8DX
UK
Tel: +44(0)1565-752-793
Email: adrian.lambert@ifeservices.com

SOURCE IFE Services




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