June 28 2018  |  Inflight Entertainment

Wireless IFE comes to Turkish

By Rachel Debling

Passengers on Turkish Airlines' 44 narrow-body aircraft will now be able to stream inflight entertainment to their personal electronic devices via a system developed by the carrier's engineers in partnership with Turkish Technic Inc.and software company Havelsan.

According to a statement today from the airline, more than 250 films, 700 TV shows, 2,000 music albums and 19,000 songs, among other content, will be available to Turkish guests through this system. To use it, passengers must install the "Wi-Fi Entertainment" app on their device prior to their flight; those who will be traveling with their laptops will be able to access the Wireless Entertainment System via their Google Chrome browser.

“We keep striving to make our passengers' entire journey more enjoyable with our passenger satisfaction focused approach. We are pleased to increase the availability of the in-flight entertainment system to 95% of our fleet,” said Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, M. İlker Aycı. “This new system will enable our passengers to connect to the Wi-Fi network via their personal electronic devices, and display the media content, specially designed for this system.”

A video with more information regarding the launch can be downloaded here.

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