November 3 2021  |  Inflight Entertainment

UIA selects Inflight Dublin for IFE

By Jayson Koblun

Inflight Dublin will equip 15 UIA aircraft with its inflight entertainment software called Everhub

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) has tapped Inflight Dublin to provide its wireless IFE solution called Everhub on 15 of its aircraft.

Inflight Dublin will equip the aircraft with its DO-160G certified Everhub portable wireless server over this multi-year deal. The content package consists of Hollywood blockbusters, popular TV shows, and Inflight Dublin’s revenue-generating games platform, Gladi8tor Gaming.

“It gives us great pride to announce this partnership with UIA and to be working with such a strong and prominent airline in the industry,” said Inflight Dublin’s CCO Barry Flynn in a release. “Everhub is resonating with the airline market as a cost-effective solution to entertain passengers while simultaneously generating significant revenues.”

Flynn said the initial rollout is only the beginning of this exciting partnership and that he is eager to leverage the unlimited potential of Everhub with UIA over the coming years.

“We are excited to work with Inflight Dublin on leveraging their advertising and analytics platform to generate revenue and gain insights into our passengers’ preferences on board,” said Oleksandr Gerekhanov, UIA’s Head of Technologies & Departure Control System Dept. “With all elements provided by one supplier, it will result in impressive cost-savings and operational efficiencies. We have full trust that Inflight Dublin will guide us through our debut into the wireless IFE space and we look forward to providing an enjoyable, touch-free experience to our passengers,” Gerekhanov added.

Advertising will also play a key role in creating new revenue streams for UIA.

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