KNUTSFORD, England, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Leading in-flight entertainment provider will develop the user interface that passengers will use to enjoy the entertainment available on Thomson's new fleet of 787s due to start long-haul flying in May 2013.
IFE Services announced today that it has been selected by Thomson Airways to develop the in-flight entertainment user interface for the airline's new fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
Due to start long-haul flying on 1st May 2013, the fleet of 8 Dreamliners will have the latest audio visual on-demand (AVOD) in-flight entertainment system installed. IFE Services, one of the world's leading in-flight entertainment providers, is designing the user interface that will allow passengers to easily select content including movies, TV shows, music albums, games and destination films from the comfort of their seats.
IFE Services already currently meets of all of Thomson Airways' in-flight entertainment needs for the airline's fleet.
"We've loved working on such a prestigious design project for our client, Thomson Airways," said Andy McEwan, CEO of IFE Services. "We're confident the final result will be second to none in enabling passengers to easily navigate and enjoy the rich entertainment content available to them during their journey."
For more information about Thomson Airways visit: http://flights.thomson.co.uk
For more information about IFE Services visit: http://www.ifeservices.com
About Thomson Airways
Thomson Airways, the airline for Thomson and First Choice, is the UK's number one holiday airline, one of the world's largest charter airlines and forms part of the TUI group. With a fleet of 62 aircraft consisting of the Boeing 737, 757 and 767 and Airbus 320 and 321, it serves 20 UK airports taking over five million customers away each year and operates to 88 destinations in 30 countries. The airline will be the first UK operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, expected in early 2013.
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 channels, sleep and relaxation applications, 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 50 airlines and cruise ship operators. The company's headquarters are in Cheshire, UK with regional offices located in Madrid, Singapore, Johannesburg, Santiago and Irvine, California.
IFE Services is a privately owned company and part of the Travel Entertainment Group.
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