Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) is increasing the amount of entertainment programs available onboard its aircraft. It now offers 1800 hours of movies, television shows, games and music.
With the increased variety of content, SAUDIA passengers can now view movies in Arabic, English, French, Italian, Spanish and German. A wide selection of international movies are also available in Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin and Tagalog.
Following a recently signed agreement with Warner Brothers and FOX, an extensive selection of Hollywood programs are now available onboard. The expanded library in the airline’s Inflight Entertainment System (IFE) includes a large selection of religious programs, Arabic Cinema, action, comedy, drama, thriller, sci-fi, fantasy, animation, educational, lifestyle, business, family programs, sports, Bollywood titles and games.
Additionally, a re-designed entertainment platform has been simultaneously created to complement the addition of the new content.
On all next-generation SAUDIA aircraft flying to medium and long-haul destinations, internet connectivity is available for the duration of the flight. For First and Business Class passengers, internet connectivity is free.
Passengers can also stream entertainment from the IFE system to their own devices.
Saudia, also known as Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier airline of Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah. The airline’s main base is at Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED).
Routes: Saudia has a global network and currently operates to more than 80 airports wordlwide. It includes destinations in the Middle East, Turkey, Iran, India and Pakistan, North African countries. It also flies to an increasing number of airports in Europe and North America.
Read more about Saudi’s route network.
Fleet: At the time of writing, Saudi has 134 passenger aircraft, comprising:
- 42 Airbus A320
- 15 Airbus A321
- 26 Airbus A330
- 49 Boeing B777
- 8 Boeing 787-9
Read more about Saudia’s fleet.
Passenger numbers: About 28 million a year.
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