The best way to pass a long-haul flight quickly is to watch copious amounts of entertainment, and Emirates has just introduced a way for passengers to get to their favourite shows and songs first.
The Dubai -based airline has announced an “innovative new function” on its app that lets customers create personalised playlists before their flight and sync it to their seats once on board.
This means passengers can choose from over 1,000 movies, TV box sets, and listen to tens of thousands of music tracks, podcasts and games before they board the flight.
If you fancy planning all the movies and shows you want to watch, just download the Emirates App, go to My Trips, choose your booking, browse through the channels in the catalogue and start adding your favourites.
Once on board, connect to the OnAir Wi-Fi and follow the syncing process so it connects to your seat’s screen. Hey presto, your playlist is ready.
“In keeping with our ‘Fly Better’ promise, our teams work tirelessly to provide ever better world-class travel experiences”, said Emirates president Sir Tim Clark.
“Our customers can now browse the unmatched content on offer and create personal entertainment playlists at their leisure.”
The airline’s system offers entertainment of all sorts in 44 languages, and adds more than 100 movies each month. As for the little ones, there are 75 Disney, Marvel, and other children’s movies for them to pick from.
The playlist syncing is available on more than 100 Emirates Boeing 777 aircrafts, and will soon be available on the entire Emirates fleet in the coming months.
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Also worth knowing is that Emirates has announced changes to its schedule, with several flights being cancelled or re-timed between Tuesday April 16 and Thursday May 30.
We can’t wait for our next flight.
For more information, go to emirates.com.