Posted on October 02, 2016
Passengers travelling with Qatar Airways in October can look forward to an exciting collection of family-favourite movies from film power-house Disney/Pixar, to enjoy during their journey.
Available from October, Qatar Airways will premiere the critically acclaimed movie Finding Dory - yet to be released on DVD - on Oryx One, along with other award-winning Disney/Pixar films including the Toy Story collection of movies, A Bug’s Life, Monsters Inc. and Monsters University, Cars, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, WALL-E, Up, Brave, Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur and Finding Nemo.
Qatar Airways provides its travellers with one of the most extensive entertainment libraries available in the skies. Oryx One, the airline’s award-winning in-flight entertainment platform provides up to 3,000 entertainment options, including movies, TV box sets, games, and music. From the latest Hollywood premieres, to the best of Bollywood, Arabic blockbusters, children’s films, cinema classics, and much more, Oryx One offers passengers hours of enjoyment in the sky across Qatar Airways’ global network of more than 150 places.
Providing easy and enjoyable family travel is important to Qatar Airways, and the airline’s new children’s activity kits, featuring Hasbro’s Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head were recently recognised in the TravelPlus Awards for their interactivity. A total of four different kits, each featuring a different type of game, are available to families flying to and from Doha on both long-haul and short-haul flights. Young travellers can explore and play with glow-in-the-dark toys and stickers, interactive bags, and a gadget stand. Kits for infants include a peek-a-boo Mr. Potato Head plush toy and soft books, with similarly themed children’s meal packs distributed to young travellers with priority.
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Qatar Airways Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ms. Salam Al Shawa, said: “We’re committed to continually innovating the passenger experience on board Qatar Airways flights by providing the latest in-flight entertainment and connectivity. Oryx One is unrivalled in its wide selection of movies, TV, games and music, provided in more than 30 languages to offer our passengers the very best experience wherever they fly with Qatar Airways. We will continue to update our collection every month to maintain a rich and extensive selection and to offer fresh and current content.”
As well as the leading Disney/Pixar films, passengers can enjoy the full Star Wars Saga collection, Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, best of Star Trek and Batman vs Superman collection. Qatar Airways launched its enhanced in-flight entertainment system, Oryx One, in 2015, and it has since been recognised as one of the leading in-flight offerings in the region for its quality and Middle East content innovation by Aircraft Interiors Middle East. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350 and A380 as well as select A330 and A320 aircraft can also access on-board Wi-Fi. Qatar Airways passengers on all connected aircraft will enjoy free Wi-Fi for the first 15 minutes courtesy of a global partnership with Ooredoo. Guests in Qatar Airways First Class cabin on board the airline’s A380 will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi for the duration of their trip.