Porter Airlines has selected Viasat for in-flight connectivity (IFC) on its 30 new Embraer E195-E2 aircraft,

Porter Airlines has chosen West Entertainment as its in-flight entertainment content service provider.

According to West Entertainment, the partnership will cover the provision of IFE on Porter’s Embraer 195-E2 fleet equipped with Viasat’s Wireless Streaming system starting from 1 February 2023.

The carrier’s passengers will have access to the latest Hollywood and Canadian content, from the newest box office blockbusters and best all-time classic movie titles to the top-ranking TV shows, the latest boxsets, trending TV series, kids programmes and documentaries.

West Entertainment will be managing curated programming, acquisitions, digital encoding and AVOD management requirements. Kate Groth, President at West Entertainment commented: “We love Porter Airlines and are delighted to have been selected as their CSP and be part of their journey as they take this next step towards enhancing the passenger experience with the offer of connectivity and IFE on their aircraft. We look forward to a very successful partnership.”

Kevin Jackson, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Porter Airlines said: “We’re excited about our partnership with West. After a thorough evaluation process, we found a trusted partner who understands our brand and our requirements while developing innovative content services. Their focus on quality and service align with our own values.”

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