December 18 2019  |  Inflight Entertainment

Surinam Airways takes Flymingo Box solution

By Rick Lundstrom

Surinam Airways will have up to 10,000 hours of content with the Flamingo Box portable server

Moment, the French technology company specializing in entertainment and passenger solutions for the aviation industry, has been selected by Surinam Airways (SLM) to integrate the Flymingo Box solution aboard the airline’s fleet.

Based in Suriname, in the city of Paramaribo, Surinam Airways operates service to international destinations such as the Netherlands, the Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles, United States, Guyana and Brazil.

“Surinam Airways was looking to offer its passengers a unique service in terms of entertainment and to optimize the traveling experience, and chose the French company Moment, after evaluating several solutions, to equip its fleet,” said a release from the company.

Flymingo Box is a wireless inflight entertainment solution based on a patented portable server with the capacity to broadcast a catalog of 10,000 hours of content and which can offer IFE streaming to 100 passengers simultaneously. It enables passengers to access a smooth streaming service from any type of device, without the need for an application. Moment’s app-free technology, passengers will be able to access Surinam Airways’ DRM-protected content directly from their personal device browser.

Moment will also be responsible for the acquisition of content for Surinam Airways’ wireless IFE and Panasonic seatback screens. Passengers will access on board a varied catalog of premium content including recent movies and series, documentaries, cartoons, games and music playlists.

"We are very pleased to be part of Surinam Airways journey, who has chosen our Flymingo Box solution to enhance and personalize the onboard traveler experience. This partnership highlights the quality of our solutions and their ability to enrich the flying experience," says Michael Serres, COO and co-founder of Moment. "Thanks to its innovative, simple and flexible solution, Moment will make a significant contribution to improving passenger service.”

"As an international airline, it was essential for us to differentiate our service by offering passengers an enjoyable entertainment solution that responds to their needs,” said Radjesh Radjkoemar CEO at Surinam Airways. “Moment was the right partner since their solution Flymingo Box met all of our criteria in terms of reliability, installation, choice of content and price."

Rachel Kolf-Deira, Surinam Airways CFO added: “Moment technology is unique in its ability to reduce costs for our airline, deliver higher operational efficiency and increase customer satisfaction. We are delighted to start this partnership and bring a truly innovative and cost-effective solution onboard.”

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