SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore
Airlines, has launched its new wireless inflight entertainment
(IFE) system, SilkAir Studio on all its Boeing 737s, and will
progressively be implemented on most of its A319 and A320 aircraft
by end 2014.
Passengers on SilkAir flights will be able to stream blockbuster
hits, short features, as well as chart-topping music to their
personal laptops and handheld devices throughout their flight.
With SilkAir Studio, customers do not need to
download a separate mobile app prior to boarding. Once the
inflight entertainment system is switched on, customers can enjoy
the new programmes on their personal mobile devices, such as
laptops, smartphones, and tablets.
A wide variety of entertainment options will be
offered: up to 20 Hollywood and international movies, up to 26
short features, and up to 100 musical albums, all refreshed on a
regular basis to ensure there is always something new for frequent
flyers. Following the launch, customers can look forward to titles
such as The Wolverine, Blue Jasmine, Percy Jackson, Ilo Ilo, and
All these will be provided on a complimentary
For flights above two hours, tablets will be offered to
Business Class customers.
SilkAir Chief Executive, Mr. Leslie Thng, said,
ďFollowing the introduction of our new Boeing fleet in February,
we are excited to introduce this new wireless inflight
entertainment system, SilkAir Studio, to our customers. It is a
service that will give passengers an innovative new way to enjoy
entertainment content in the air, using personal devices of their
choice to enjoy the latest and greatest programming from our
SilkAir library. We have always strived to provide enjoyable
experiences, and we are confident that SilkAir Studio will help us
to continue delivering on this promise.Ē
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