Cathay Pacific’s huge increase in IFE content

It is quadrupling the amount of entertainment currently available to passengers.

Cathay Pacific is making a huge increase in its inflight entertainment offering.

It is quadrupling the amount of entertainment currently available to passengers.

The new video content means passengers could fly non-stop around the world 45 times and never watch the same thing twice.

Passengers can look forward to

  • more newly released movies
  • more sports coverage
  • more complete boxsets
  • more Asian content

Newly released movies

Cathay passengers can be among the first to see the latest blockbuster films from around the world. The new IFE will contain a huge number of new movies added every month that are currently – or even soon-to-be – on show in movie theatres.

Live sport

Newly available live coverage of the latest sports events will ensure passengers never miss any moments from their favourite games.

Cathay Pacific has partnered with channel Sport 24 to offer passengers flying on Airbus A350 aircraft live coverage of the best sporting events from around the world.

Passengers can see the Rugby World Cup Finals live this month. Next year, live coverage of the Tokyo Olympics and the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens will be shown.


Cathay Pacific is one of the first airlines to offer multi-season boxsets, meaning passengers can binge-watch award-winning drama series, starting with the pilot episode all the way through to the latest season finale.

Asian content

Cathay Pacific already has one of the largest libraries of Asian content of any airline in the world, offering the very best in HD movies, TV collections and worldwide exclusive titles. Passengers can now also explore specially curated collections compiled by renowned celebrities and entertainment experts.

Vivian Lo, Cathay Pacific General Manager Customer Experience and Design:

“Our passengers are always telling us how much they enjoy having high-quality entertainment when they travel, so we’re delighted to be giving them so much more new, exciting content to explore.

“Whether it’s laughter, tears, thrills or chills, we want our passengers to experience and feel more from the entertainment they have at their fingertips whenever they fly with us.”

More Wi-Fi

In addition to having more content than ever before, thee majority of the airline’s fleet will be Wi-Fi-enabled by 2020

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